Annotation:Whipman's Rant (The)

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X:1 T:Is Your Graith in Order M:C L:1/8 R:Strathspey B:Manson - Hamilton's Universal Tune Book vol. 2 (1844, p. 46) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D F|D/D/D (A>B) A>FEF|D/D/D (A>B) A>FAB|A>FAB A>FEF| D/D/D A>B A>Bde|f>dg>f e>FE>F|D/D/D A>B AFD:| |:g|f>dd>f g>feg|fdd>f a/g/f/e/ d>g|f>dd>f g>f (ef/g/)| a>gfe d>efd|(e/f/g) (f/g/a) e>FE>F|D/D/D d>B AFD:|]

WHIPMAN'S RANT, THE. AKA – “Is Your Graith in Order.” Scottish, Strathspey. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (Atole): AABB (Gow). The tune appears in Gow’s Complete Repository Part 1 as “Is your Graith in order, or the whipman’s Rant," with six measures to each strain. See also note for "annotation:Is Your Graith in Order" for more information.

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Printed sources : - Anonymous (A Companion to the Reticule), 1833; p. 7. Gow (Complete Repository, Part 1), 1799; p. 4. Manson (Hamilton's Universal Tune Book vol. 2), 1844; p. 46. Stewart-Robertson (The Athole Collection), 1884; p. 100.

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