Biddy the Bowl Wife

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 Theme code Index    5L551H 55L42
 Also known as    Biddy the Boul Wife, Biddy the Bold Wife
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England, Scotland, Ireland
 Genre/Style    English, Irish, Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Jig/Quadrille
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    6/8
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:James S. Kerr
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Merry Melodies vol. 1
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 15, p. 37
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1880's
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
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T:Biddy the Boul Wife
DGB d2 e|dBG g2e|dBG DGB|cAA A2d|
DGB d2 e|dBG g2e|dBG DEF|AGG G3:|
|:ded g2f|agf efg|dBG DGB|cAA A3|
ded g2f|agf efg|dBG DEF|AGG G3:|]

BIDDY THE BOWL WIFE. AKA - "Biddy the Boul Wife." English, Irish; Jig. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB.

Printed sources: Kennedy (Fiddler's Tune Book), vol. 2, 1954; p. 34. Kerr (Merry Melodies), vol. 1; No. 15, p. 37. Raven (English Country Dance Tunes), 1984; p. 110.