Silly Old Man (2)

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X:1 T:Silly Old Man [2] M:6/8 L:1/8 S:William Vickers’ music manuscript collection (Northumberland, 1770) K:F C/D/|F2F Ffd|cAF G2F|GAB d2g|FAF fed| cAF GAc|AGF D2:||:f|fcf fgf|edc dcd| f>ga/b/ g2f|fga aga|e>dc def|cAF G2:|]



SILLY OLD MAN [2]. AKA and see “An the Kirk Wad Let Me Be,” “Bremner and the kirk would let me be,” "Bridal (The)," “Blythsome Bridal (The),” “Come Fy Lets A' to the Bridal,” “Come Let's A' to the Bridal.” “Come to the Bridal,” “I'm the Boy for Bewitching Them,” “Let Us Waa to the Wedding,” “Jolly Pedler's (4) (The)," "Kirk (The).” English, Jig (6/8 time). England, Northumberland. F Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. It is not uncommon to find this tune noted in 9/8 time. The song “Blythsome Bridal (The)” in the Scots Musical Museum (No. 58) is set to this tune.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - William Vickers 1770 music manuscript collection (Northumberland) [Seattle].

Printed sources : - Seattle (Great Northern Tune Book/William Vickers), 1987, Part 2; No. 394.

Recorded sources: -



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