Babbity Bowster

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 Theme code Index    4325L 1313
 Also known as    Babbity Bolster, Country Bumpkin, Old Country Bumpkin (The), Wha Learned Yow to Dance and Toddle?, Wooden Shoe Dance (2)
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Country Dance
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    6/8
 Structure    One part
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:James Aird
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Selection of Scotch English Irish and Foreign Airs vol. 1
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 119, p. 42
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1782
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
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X:1 T:Babbity Bowster M:6/8 L:1/8 K:G c3B3|A2F D3|G2A B3|G2A B3|c3 B3|A2F D3| ddB c2A|G3 G3|c3B3|A2F D3|G2A B3|G2A B3| c3B3|A2F D3|d2B cBA|G3 G2G|c3B3|A2F D3| d2B cBA|G3 G2G|c2c B2B|A2F D2D|G2A B2B| G2A B2B|c2c B2B|A2F D2D|d2B cBA|G3 G3||

X:2 T:Bab at the Bouster M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig B:Aird – Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 1 (1782, No. 119, p. 42) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G (A/B/)|c3 B3|ABG F2D|GAG BAB|GAG BAB| c3 B3|ABA fef|g2d edc|B3 G2:| |:B|cd(e/f/) gdB|ABG F2D|G2c BAB|G2c BAB| cd(e/f/) gdB|ABG F2D|gfe dec|B3 G2:| |:A/B/|cAc BGB|ABG FED|GAG BAB|GAG BAB| cAc BGB|ABA fef|g2d edc|B3 G2:|]

X:3 T:Boo the Bolstor M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Country Dance S:John Sutherland music manuscript, c. 1785 N:Sutherland was a pastoral piper from Aberdeenshire Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G B|c3 B3|ABG F2D|G2G BAB|G2G BAB| c3B3|ABA fef|g2d edc|B3 G3:| |:B|cde gdB|ABG FED|G2d B/c/dB|G2d (B/c/d)B| |1 cde gdB|ABA fef|g2d edc|B3G3:| |2 cac BgB|aag fef|g2d edc|B3G3:||