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 Theme code Index    15L5L3L 1L315L
 Also known as    Da Auld Swarra Jupie, Aald Swaara, Auld Swarra
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Shetland/Orkney
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4, 2/4
 History    SCOTLAND(Shetland/Orkney)
 Structure    ABB'
 Editor/Compiler    A.W. Johnston
 Book/Manuscript title    Old-lore Miscellany of Orkney Shetland Caithness and Sutherland vol. IX
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 122
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1935
 Artist    Aly Bain & Tom Anderson
 Title of recording    Shetland Folk Fiddling vol. 2
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Topic 12TS379
 Year recorded    1978
 Score   (1)   

X: 1 T: Da Auld Swaara Jupie M: 4/4 L: 1/8 R: Air K: Gmaj |: D |\ M:6/4 G4 G3 D B,2 G,2|\ M:4/4 D2 GD (3B,2A,2B,2|G,3 B Bc/B/ AF|\ M:6/4 G4 G3 D B,2 G,2| M:4/4 (3D2G2D2 (3B,2A,2B,2|D2 G2 G3::A|GFED C2 EC|B,2 DB, A,3 B,| G,3 B B2 AF | GFED C2 EC | (3B,2D2B,2 A,3 B, | D2 G2 G3 :||: D | GFED G2 g2 | e2 dB defg | a3 A Bc/B/ AF |GFED G2 g2 | e2 dB (3d2g2d2 |1 B2 G2 G3 :|2 B G3 G3 ||

X:1 T:Aald Swaara M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Reel N:"As played in Walls, Shetland." S:"As taken down by Magnus H. Sutherland." B:Johnston - Old-lore Miscellany of Orkney, Shetland, Caithness and Sutherland, vol. IX (1925, p. 122) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G D/|GG D(A,/G,/)|D<(GD/) (B,A,/)B,/|G,2 (c/<B/)A/F/|GG D(B,/G,/)| D<(GD/) (B,<A,)B,/|DGG>:||:A|(G/F/)(E/D/) C<(EC/)|B,<(DB,/) A,>B,| G,2 (c/<B/)A/F/|(G/F/)(E/D/) C<(EC/)|B,<(DB,/) A,>B,|DGG>:||:A|(G/F/)(E/D/) Gg| e2 (dB) (d/e/)(f/g/)|a2 (A/B/)A/F/|(G/F/)(E/D/) Gg|e(d/B/) d<(gd/)|BGG>:|]

X:1 T:Aald Swaara M:2/2 L:1/8 R:Air S:Noted in 1947 by Pat Shaw from the playing of John Stickle (Shetlands) B:Pat Shuldham-Shaw - "A Shetland Fiddler and His Repertoire: John Stickle, 1875-1957" B:Journal of the English Folk Dance and Song Society, vol. 9, No. 3, Dec. 1962, pp. 129-147. Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G GG{EF}ED G2G2|\ M:3/2 L:1/8 DB,G,B, DEGD B,2 A,B,|\ M:2/2 L:1/8 D2A2 A4|GF{EF}G2G2| M:3/2 L:1/8 DB,G,B, DEGE B,2 A,B,|\ M:2/2 L:1/8 D2G2 G3A|GFED EB,EB,|DB,GB, A,2 A,B,| D2A2 A4|GFED EB,EB,|DB,GB, A,2 A,B,|D2G2G3A|| |:GFEF D4|{gf}g2d2 efgg|a2 A2 A3B|GFEF D3f| {gf}gfge dedc|1 B2G2G2A2:|2"last time"B2G2 G4||

X:1 T:Auld Swaara M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Air B:Anderson - Haand Me Doon da Fiddle (1979, No. 51) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G D|GG (3D(B,G,)|(3D(GD) ((3B,A,B,|G,2) {c}(3BAF|GG (3D(B,G,)| (3D(GD) ((3B,A,)B,|DG G::A|(G/F/E/D/) (3CEC|(3B,DB, (A,>B,)| G,2 {c}(3BAF|(G/F/E/D/) (3CEC|(3B,DB, (A,>B,)|DG G:|D|(G/F/E/)D/ Gg| e(d/B/) d/(e/f/g/)|a2 {A}(3BAF|(G/F/E/)D/ Gg|e(d/B/) (3d(gd)|BG G:|]