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X:1 T:Row Your Rumple Sauney M:C| L:1/8 R:Air B:James Oswald – Caledonian Pocket Companion, vol. 4 (1760, p. 28) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D (ag)|f2d2 a2d2|(fg) a2 Tf4|(AB)(cd) e2A2|Tc4 e2 (ag)| f2d2a2d2|(fg) a2 Tf4|(de)(fg) a2d2|Tf4 a2 (ga)| b2g2a2f2|g2 (eg) Tf4|(AB)(cd) e2A2|Tc4 e2 (dc)| B2d2A2d2|F2e2 E2d2|(DE)(FG) A2D2|TF4 A2:| |:(ag)|(fg)(ab) (af) d2|(ba)(fb) (af) d2|(AB)(cd) eAaA|Tc4 e2 (ag)| (fg)(ab) .a(gfe) .a(fed)|.b(gfe) .a(fed)|(d'c'ba gfed)|Tf4 a2 (ga)| bagb agfa|gfeg f2d2|(AB)(cd) eaAd|Tc4 e2 (dc)| (Bd) Td2 (Ad)Td2|(Fd)Td2 (Ed)Td2|(DE)(FG) AGAD|TF4 A2:| |:(ag)|f2(d2 d)feg|fa (d2 d)fed|.e(cBA) aefd|Tc4 e2 (ag)| .f(ded) .a(ded)|.b(ded) .a(ded)|(bc'd')b a(fed)|Tf4 a2 (ga)| bgGb afFa|geE.g .f(ded)|b3a (gf)(ed)|Tc4 e2 (dc)| .B(dcd) .B(dcd)|.G(dcd) .E(dcd)|(DE)(FG) A2D2|TF4 A2:| |:(ag)|f2d2 D2F2|A2d2 fa d'2|(gf)(ed) b2d2|Tc4 e2 (ag)| f2d2 (AF) D2|(af) d2 (AF) D2|bafb .a(fed)|Tf4 a2 (ga)| bgdB GBdg|afdA FAdf|.e(gfe) .b(gfe)|Tc4 e2 (dc)| B2 (Bd) A2 (Ad)|FBdF E2d2|(DE)(FG) A2 D2|TF4 A2:|]

ROW YOUR RUMPLE SAUNEY. Scottish, Air (cut time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCCDD. 'Sauney' or 'Sawney' is a nickname for Alexander (Sandy), while 'rumple-bane' is 'rump bone'. Presumably the title means, "Move your butt, Sandy."

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Oswald (Caledonian Pocket Companion, Book 4), 1760; p. 28.

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