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 Theme code Index    5552 226L6L
 Also known as    Berks of Endermay (The), Birks of Envermay (The), Scotland's First James
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece
 Key/Tonic of    B
 Accidental    2 flats
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:William Thomson
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Orpheus Caledonius vol. 2
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 43, p. 4
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1733
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Birks of Endermay, The M:C L:1/8 N:”For the German Flute” B:Thomson - Orpheus Caledonius, vol. 2 (1733, No. 43, p. 4) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D fg|a3b afed|edef B3d|A>BAF A2 dA|F2 A>B A2 fg| a3d' afed|gfed B3d|A>BAF A2 de|f2 Te>d d2:| |:AG|F3A BABd|edef B3b|a>bag/f/ gfed|{ef}g2 fe e3a| fabc' d'3b|afed B2 fe|dBAF A2 de|f2 Te>d d2:|]

X:1 T:Birks of Invermay M:C L:1/8 B:David Young – “A Collection of Scotch Airs with the latest Variations” (AKA - The B:McFarlane Manuscript (c. 1741, No. 210, p. 254) N:Variation sets by Charles MacLean F: N:The Society of Antiquaries of Scotland K:Bb (de)|f3g fdTcB|cBcd G3B|FGTFD TF2 BF|D2 (FG) TF2 (de)| f3 g fdTcB|edTcB G2 (dc)|BGTFD FGBc|d2 Tc2B2:| |:FE|D2F2 GFGB|cBcd G3g|fgfd edTcB|e2d2Tc2 (fe)| dfga b3g|fdTcB G2 (dc)|BGFD FGBc|{Bc}d2Tc2B2:| |:de|f>B g2 (f/e/d/c/) b>d|c2 dB G3B|FBdB fdbB|[B,2D2] FG F2 de| (f/d/c/B/) g2 (f/B/c/d/) (e/g/a/b/)|(f/d/c/B/) (c/B/c/d/) G2 d>c|B>F f>e dB g2|{fe}d2Tc2B2:| |:FE|DFBF (G/B/c/d/ e)B|cBcd G2g2|f2b2 {agf}edcB|(e/f/g/a/) (b/f/e/d/) {d}c2 (fe)| (d/B/c/d/) (e/f/g/a/) b3g|(f/d/c/B/) (c/B/c/d/) G2 (dc)|(3BAG (3FED f2 (3gfe|d2Tc2B2:| |:de|fDgE fDB,d|cBcd G3B|FBDB CBDB|[B,2D2] FG TF2 (de)| fD gE aFbB|edcB G2 (dc)|B>F d>B b>f g>e|d>b F>a B,2:| FE|D>B b>B gEGB|cBcd G3 g|fBbf edcB|ecdB, [F2c2](fe)| dB,gE bBgB|fdcB G2 (dc)|(3BAG (3FED DBge|d/(.b/.a/.g/ .f/.e/.d/.c/) [B,2D2B2]:| |:de|f/B/D/F/ g/B/E/G/ f/b/a/g/ f/d/c/B/|g/e/B/g/ f/d/c/B/ G3B|B/B,/C/D/ E/F/G/A/ B/c/d/e/ f/g/a/b/| [B,2D2] FG F2 de|f/B/D/f/ g/B/E/g/ f/g/a/b/ f/d/c/B/|c/B/c/d/ e/d/c/B/ G2 dc| B/B,/C/D/ E/F/G/A/ B/c/d/e/ f/g/a/b/|d2Tc2B2::FE|D/B/d/f/ b/f/d/B/ g/e/B/G/ E/G/B/e/|cBcd G3e| f/g/a/b/ f/d/c/B/ edcB|e/f/g/a/ b/f/e/d/ {ed}c2 fe|d/B/c/d/ e/f/g/a/ b/a/g/f/ e/d/c/B/| c/B/c/d/ e/d/c/B/ G2 dc|B/B,/C/D/ E/F/G/A/ B/c/d/e/ f/g/a/b/|d2Tc2B2:||:[M:3/4]de|fd cB g2| fd cB b2|Tc3B cd|G4 B2|{A}B.F (.G.A .B.c|.d.e .f.g .a.b|d3)E FG|[B,4F4] de| f(d cB) g2|f(d cB) b2|Tc3B cd|G4 FE|DE FG AB|cd ef ga|be {d}Tc4|B4:| |:FE|DF B2F2|G4 B2|c2 Bc dB|G4g2|f2 ed cB|Te4 d2|ef ga bd| Tc4 de|f(d cB) g2|f(d cB) b2|Tc3B cd|G4 dc|B(.F. G.A .B.c|.d.e .f.g .a.b)|ge Tc4|[B,4D4B4]:|]

X:1 T:Berks of Endermay, The M:C L:1/8 B:Burk Thumoth - Twelve Scotch and Twelve Irish Airs with Variations (London, 1742, No. 1, p. 2) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D f>g|a3b afTed|{f}Te>de>f {c}B3d|A>BA>F (AB/c/) dA|F>GAB {B}TA2 f>g| {b}Ta3b (afed)|ggfed {c}TB2 f>e|d>B A>F A2 d>e|{f}Te3d d4:| |:A>G|{G}TF3A (B>AB>d)|Te>de>f {c}B3b|Ta>ba>f g>fTe>d|e>fg>f {f}Te3a| f>ab>c' d'3b|a>fe>d {c}TB2 fe|(dBAF) A2 de|{f}Te3d d4:| "Piano"f>g|a3b (b/a/g/f/) (g/f/e/d/)|(e/f/g/a/) (b/a/g/f/) [c}TB2 f>e|(d/e/d/B/) AF (AB/c/) dA| F>GA>B {B}TA2 f>g|a3 {bd'}d' (b/a/g/f/ ) (g/f/e/d)|e>f (3f/e/d/ (3f/e/d/ {c}TB2 f>e| .d/.c/.B/.A/ .G/.F/.E/.D/ AB/c/ .d/D/.e/E/|[f}e3d d4:| |:A>G|{G}TF3A B>A (B/A/B/d/)|e>f (3gfe (3fed {c}B3b|a>b a/b/a/f/ .g.f.e.d|(e/f/g/a/) (b/g/f/g/) {f}Te3a| (f/d/e/f/) (g/a/b/c'/) d'2 c'>b|(b/a/g/f/) g/f/e/d/ {c}TB2 f>e|.d/.c/.B/.A/ G/F/E/D/ (3A/B/A/ B/c/ de|Te3d d4||

X:2 T:Birks of Envermay M:C L:1/8 R:Air Q:"Slow" S:McGibbon - Scots Tunes, book II, p. 36 (c. 1746) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Bb (B/c/d/e/) | f3g (fd)T(c>B) | (cB)(cd) G3B|F>GFD F2 B>F|D2(FG) (B/c/d/e/)| f3g (fd)T(cB)|T(c>Bc)d G2 {B/c/}dc|(BG)(FD) (FG)(Bc)|(B/c/d) T(c>B) B2:| |:(F>E)|D3F (G>F)GB|T(cBc)dG3g|f>gfd (ed)T(cB)|{c/d/}e2 Td>c c2 fe| d2(f/g/a) b2 T(ag)|(fd)T(cB) G2 Td>c|(BG)(FD) (FG)(Bc)|{B/c/}d2 T(c>B) B2:||

X:3 T:The Birks of Invermay. M:C L:1/8 B:Complete Tutor Violin (c. 1815) Z:Dr. Evan Jones [Ed.] K:G U:T=!trill! N:Printed with :||: at the end replaced with :|] %%graceslurs false N:Also published in William Thomson's Orpheus Caledonius (1733). N:See (Bc) | d3 e (d>B) (AG) | (TA>GA)B E3 G | (D>ED)B, D2 (GD) | B,2 (D>E) D2 (G/A/B/c/) | d3 e {fg}(dBA) G | (cB) (AG) E2 (B>A) | (GE) DB, D2 (G>A) | B2 (A>G) G2 :||: (DC) | B,3 D (E>DE)G | (A>GA)B E3 e | (d>ed)B (cB) (AG) | (c>d) (e/d/)(c/B/) A2 (d>c) | (Bd) (ef) g3 {f/}e| (dB) (AG) E2 (B>A)|(GE) (DB,) D2 (G>A)|B2 (TA>G) G2 :|]

X:1 T:Birks of Invermay, The M:C L:1/8 Q:"Slow" B:Manson - Hamilton's Universal Tune Book vol. 1 (1844, p. 132) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Bb (B/c/d/e/)|f3g (f<d)(c>B)|(c>B)(cd) {F}G3B|(F>G) (F/E/D/E/) F2 (B>F)| D2 (F>G) F2 (B/c/d/e/)|f2 (ga/b/) (f<d)(c>B)|(ed)(cB) {F}G2 (d>c)| (B<G)(F>D) (F>G) (B>c)|d2c2{Bc}B2::F>E|{E}D3F (G>F)(GB)| (c>B)(|cd) {F}G3g|(f>g)(fd) (ed)(cB)|(e>f) (g/f/e/d/) {d}c2 f>e| (df)(ga) b2 (a>g)|(f<d)(cB) {F}G2 (d>c)|(B<G)(FD) F<GB>c|d2c2 {Bc}B2:|]