Beard of the Thistle (The)

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 Theme code Index    11H3H1H 5122
 Also known as    Thistle's Beard (The)
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Strathspey
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 Structure    AABBCCDD
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:James Oswald
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Caledonian Pocket Companion Book 12
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 18
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1760
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Thistle’s Beard, The M:C| L:1/8 R:Air Q:"Brisk" B:Oswald – Caledonian Pocket Companion, Book 12 (c. 1760) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D D2 d>e f>ed>B|A>FD>F E2E2|D2 d>e f>ed>B|A>FE>F D2D2:| |:f>ed>B A>Bd>e|f>ad>f e2e2|f>ed>B A>Bg>e|d>BA>F D2D2:| |:d2 F>A D>AF>A|D>AF>A G2E2|d2 F>A D>AF>A|G>BE>A F2D2:| |:f2 d>f e>Ac>A|d>fB>e c2A2|B2 G>B A>dF>A|G>BE>A F2D2:|]

X:1 T:Beard of the Thistle, The M:C L:1/8 R:Strathspey B:Aird - 6th and Last Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs (1803, No. 28, p. 12) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D F|D2 d>e f>ed>c|A>FD>F [A,2E2] E>F|D2 d>e f>ed>c| A<FE>F D2D::g|f>ed>B A>Bd>e|f<ad>f e2 e>g| f>ed>B A>gf>e|d<BA>F D2D::A|d2 F>A D>AF>A| D>AF>A G2E2|d2 F>A D>AF>A|G>BE>A TF2D:| |:g|Tf2 d>f e<Ac>A|d>fB>e c2 A=c|B2 G>B A>dF>A|G>BE>A TF2D:|]