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JORUM, THE. AKA - "Joram," "Jorram." Scottish. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. A Highland boat-song, sung to accompany and give time to the oarsmen in the act of rowing a boat. Two such tunes, from Perthshire and Skye, were published by the Rev. Patrick Donald in his Collection of Highland Vocal airs never hitherto published (1783). John Glen (1891) finds a tune by this name earliest printed in Joshua Campbell's 1778 collection (p. 33).

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Jones [modern ed]. (Complete Tutor Violin), c. 1815; p. 2.

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