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X:1 T:Daft Robin M:C L:1/8 R:Air Q:"Slow" S:Gow - First Collection of Niel Gow's Reels (2nd Edition, 1801) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:A A>B|{AB}c2 BA !trill!F2 A>F|E2 FA !trill!B3 A/B/|c(3c/d/e/ (d/c/B/A/) !trill!F2 A>F|!trill!E2 FA A2:| |:(AB/c/)|(!trill!dc)(de) !trill!f3a|(e<c)!trill!BA ~e3f|(e<c)BA F2{F}A>F|!trill!E2 FA A2:| |:(A>B)|(cB)(cA) (FG)AG/F/|(EF)(GA) !trill!(B3A/B/)|(ca) (d/c/B/A/) !trill!F2 A>F|~E2 FA A2:| |:(AB/c/)|!trill!(d>c)(de) (f>g)ag/f/|{f}e(d/c/) (3d/c/B/ (3c/B/A/ ~e3f|(.e/.a/.g/.f/ .e/.c/.B/.A/) !trill!.F2 A>F|~E2 FA A2:| |:(A>B)|(c/B/)(c/d/) (c/B/)(c/A/) (F/E/F/G/) (F/G/A/F/)|(A,/C/E/)e/ (c/A/)(e/A/) !trill!B/(A/B/c/) B/(d/c/B/)| (c/a/).g/.e/ (B/c/).B/.A/ .E/(F/E/).D/ (C/B,/)C/A,/|(d/c/)B/A/ {c}!trill!B>A A2:| |:(AB/c/)|(d/f/)a/f/ (c/e/)a/e/ !trill!f3a|(e/f/)a/f/ e/(c/B/A/) ~e3f|e/a/!trill!a2 c/a/!trill!a2 F2 A>F|~E2 F>A A2:|



ROBIE DONUA GORACH {or "Robi Donadh Gorrach," "Robaidh dona gorach"} (Daft Robin). AKA and see "Daft Robin," "Johnnie Armstrong," "Todlin' Hame," "Wagoner's Lad (The)," "Bacach," "Drunken Hiccups (1) (The)," "Rye Whiskey (1)," "Jack of Diamonds (3)," "Clinch Mountain," "Cuckoo (5) (The)." Scottish, Slow Air (4/4 time). A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCCDDEEFF. "An Old Highland Song" (as noted in Gow's collection) set by Nathaniel Gow (1763-1831), though published under his father Niel's name. Johnson (1984) says the title translates literally as "Silly Naughty Robbie."

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - Niel Gow's Strathspey Reels, vol. i, p. 36 [Johnson].

Printed sources : - Johnson (Scottish Fiddle Music in the 18th Century), 1984; No. 24, pp. 61-62.

Recorded sources: -



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