Begone Dull Care

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 Theme code Index    1H2H3H3H 5H4H3H3H
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England, Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece, Country Dance
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    6/8
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:James Aird
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Selection of Scotch English Irish and Foreign Airs vol. 4
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 173, p. 65
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1796
 Artist    Biography:Sally Rogers & Claudia Schmidt
 Title of recording    Closing the Distance
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Flying Fish FF425
 Year recorded    1987
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Begone dull care M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Air Q:"Slow" B:Aird – Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs (vol. 4, 1796, No. 173, p. 65) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D A|d3e3|f3-f2g|a>ba gfg|f3-f2A|d3e3|f3-f2g/g/|f>gf ede|d3-d2:| |:f/g/|a2a a2f|g2g g2e|f2f fed|!fermata!f3 e2A/A/|d3e3|f3-f2g|f>gf ede|d3 d2:|]

X:1 T:Begone Dull Care M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Air B:Edward Riley – “Riley’s Flute Melodies vol. 2” (New York, 1817, No. 39, p. 11) F: Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D A|d3 e3|f3 z2g|aba (gf)g|f3 z2A|d3e3|f3 zgg|(fgf) ede|d3 z2:| |:f/g/|a2a a2f|g2g g2e|f2f (fed)|e3 zAA|d3 e3|f3z2g|fgf ede|d3z2:|

X:1 T:Be gone dull care M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Air B:Elias Howe – Second Part of the Musician’s Companion (1843, p. 8) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D A|d3 e3|f3 z2g|aba gfg|f3 z2A|d3e3|f3 z2g|fgf ede|c3 z2:| |:fg|a2a a2f|g2g g2e|f2 ffe d|{f}f2 z z AA|d3e3|f3 z2g|fgf ede|d3 z:|]

X:2 T:Be Gone Dull Care M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Air S:Howe - Complete Preceptor for the Accordeon (1843) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:C G | c3d3 | e3 z2f | gag fef | e3 z2G | c3d3 | e3 z2f | efe dcd | c3 z2 :| |: e/f/ | g2g g2e | f2f f2d | e2e [eg][df][ce] | d2 z2 GG | c3d3 | e3 z2f | efe dcd | c3 z2 :||

X:52 T:Begone Dull Care edited O:No 52 Wm Clarke MS Feltwell, Norfolk (1858) N:Song N:Bars 2, 4 + 6:: extra quaver rests removed N:Bars 3 + 7: middle of triplets changed to semiquavers N:bar 15 + 17 rests values adjusted Z: transcribed by Lyn Law M:6/8 L:1/8 K:D A|d3e3|f3z2g|a3/2b/2a g3/2f/2g|f3z2A|d3e3|f3z2g/2g/2|f3/2g/2f "tr"e3/2d/2e|d3z:| |:f/2g/2|a2a a2f|g2g g2e|f2f fed|f3{gf}e2A/2A/2|d3e3|f3zzg|fgf ede|d3z:||:

X:1 T:Dull Care M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Air S:Philip Carolan music manuscript collection N:Philip Carolan (c. 1839-1910, Crossmolina, County Mayo), a musically literate N:farmer and fiddler who compiled his ms. probably during 1863-1873. S:Angela Buckley, thesis, “A Critical Edition of the Irish Music Manuscripts of S:Philip Carolan c. 1839-1910, vol. 2”, Waterford Institute of Technology, S:2007, p. 15. Carolan ms. 1, No. 41 K:G D|G3A3|B3 B2c|d>ed dcB|B3 A2D|G3A3|B3 B2c|BcB AGA|G3-G2:| |:B/c/|d2d d2B|c2c c2A|Bcd dcB|B3AA2D|G3A3|B3 B2c|BcB AGA|G3-G2:|]