Sixes and Sevens

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X:1 T:Six & Sevens M:3/8 L:1/8 S:Geoghegan – Compleat Tutor for the Pastoral or New Bagpipes (c. 1745-46) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Bb B/d/f/d/B/d/ | c/f/A/c/F/A/ | B/d/f/d/B/d/ | cFf | g/e/e/c/c/A/ | f/d/d/B/B/G/ | e/c/c/A/A/F/ | f/c/g/c/a/c/ | (f/g/) =e2 | f2 z | f/c/g/c/a/c/ | f/g/ =e2 | f2z || c/F/A/c/f/e/ | d/f/B/d/G/d/ | E/G/c/B/A/G/ | ^F2d | g/d/d/B/B/G/ | e/c/c/e/d/c/ | (B/c/) A2 | G2z | B/d/d/f/f/B/ | A/c/c/f/f/A/ | G/B/B/d/d/B/ | A/F/B/F/c/F/ | d/F/e/F/f/F/ | B/d/f/d/B/e/ | (d/c/) cB | B3 ||



SIXES AND SEVENS. AKA - "Six and Sevens." English, Dance Tune (3/4 or 3/8 time). B Flat Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (Geoghegan): AABB (Seattle/Vickers).

Additional notes

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

Printed sources : - Geoghegan (Compleat Tutor for the Pastoral or New Bagpipes), c. 1745-46; p. 31. John Johnson (Choice Collection of 200 Favorite Country Dances, vol. 2), London, c. 1750; No. 72. Seattle (Great Northern Tune Book/William Vickers), 1987, Part 2; No. 314. Walsh (Caledonian Country Dances, Book the First), c. 1740; p. 34.

Recorded sources: -



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