Annotation:Role the Rumple Sawny

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X:1 T:Role the Rumple Sawny M:C| L:1/8 B:Daniel Wright – Aria di Camera (London, 1727, No. 75) N:”being A Choice Collection of Scotch, Irish & Welsh Airs N:for the Violin and German Flute by the following masters N:Mr. Alex. Urquahart of Edinburgh, Mr. Dermot O'Connar of Limrick N:Mr. Hugh Edwards of Carmarthen” F: Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D (AF) (AD) (AF) (AD)|(AF) (ED) E2E2|(AF) (AD) (AF) (AD)|(AF) (ED) D2D2|| a>ba>f a>ba>f|gebe gebe|a>ba>f a>ba>f|g>eaf d2d2| d>e fe dB AF|E>D AF E2E2|d>e fe dB AF|E>D EF D2D2||

ROLE THE RUMPLE SAWNY. Scottish, English; Country Dance or Reel (cut time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. The tune was printed in Daniel Wright's Aria di Camera (London, 1727, No. 75), and in the numerous publications of John Walsh-- Second Collection of Thirty New and Choice Country Dances set for the Harpsichord or Spinnet (London, c. 1730), The Lady's Banquet. Fourth Book (c. 1734), and Third Book of the Compleat Country Dancing-Master (London, 1735 and 1749, p. 109). "Role the Rumple Sawny" is the ancestral tune for a large family of tunes in Scotland, Ireland, England and the United States--see note for "Humors of Ballyconnell (1) (The)" for more.

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Recorded sources : - Alpha Records 534, Les Witches & Siobhán Armstrong - "Everybody's Tune" (2013). SRI Records, Les Witches & Siobhán Armstrong - "Lord Gallaway's Delight" (2013).

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