Black at the Bane

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 Theme code Index    5L111 216L6L
 Also known as    Black at the Bone, Dubh aig 'Chreabh
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double), Strathspey
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 Structure    AAB, AABBCC
 Editor/Compiler    Alexander McGlashan
 Book/Manuscript title    A Collection of Strathspey Reels
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 25
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1780
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Black at the Bane M:C| L:1/16 R:Strathspey S:McGlashan - Strathspey Reels (c. 1780-81) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G D3E GG3 G3G G3B | AB3 G3D E4 E4 | D3E GG3 G3G GB3 | A3G B3A G4 G4 :| eg | a3eg3B A4 A2eg | a3eg2B2 (B4d2) f2 | a3eg3B d3eg2d2 | e2g2d3B G3AB2G2 | A3Bg3e d2B2G2B2| A3BG3D E4 E4 | D3E GG3 G6B2 | AG3 B3A G4 G4 ||

X:2 T:Black at the bone M:C| L:1/16 R:Strathspey B:Robert Ross – Choice Collection of Scots Reels or Country Dances B:& Strathspeys (Edinburgh, 1780, p. 3) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G D3(EGG3) G3G GB3|AB3 G3D (D3E) E4|D3(EGG3) G3G GB3|AG3 TB3A (A3G)G2:| |:{eg}a3e g3B TA4 A2eg|ae3 gB3 de3 gd3|eg3d3B G3A BG3|AB3 TG3D (D3E E4)| D3EG3G G3G GB3|AG3 TB3A (A3G G4)::{eg}a3e g3B TA4 A2eg|a3e g3B de3 gd3| eg3 d3B G3A B3G|AB3 G3D (D3E E4)|D3EG3G G3G GB3|AG3 B3A (A3G G4):|]

X:1 T:Dubh big 'Chreabh T:Black at the Bone M:C L:1/16 Q:"Allegretto" B:Pertrie - Fourth Collection of Strathspeys, Reels, B:Jiggs & Country Dances (1805) K:G D3EG3G G3DG3B|A3GB3G F3E E4|D2E2G2G2 G2D2G2B2|A22B2A2 A2G2G2z2| D3EG3G G3DG3B|A2G2B2G2 F2E2TE4|D3EG3G G3DG3B|A2G2B2A2 {A}G4 G2Z2:| Sba|g3eg3B BA3A3a|g3eg3B d3eg3a|(bagf) g3d G3AB3G|A3Bg3e d3AB3A| A3BG3D EEE2 TE4|D3EG3G G4 G2B2|A3GB3A {A}G4G2!fine!|| e2|d3eg3g g3fg3b|a3gb3g {f}e4 e3d|d3eg3g g3dg3b|a3gb3a {a}g4 g3e| d3dg3g g3dg3a|a3gb3g {f}e4 e3g|d3eg3g g3dg3b|a3gb3a {a}g4g2!D.S.!||

X:3 T:Black at the (Bane) Bone M:C L:1/16 R:Strathspey Q:"Slowly" N:"It may not be unworthy of notice, that this Tune in N:Second Strain is a bar short. The Editors observe N:the same irregularity in 'Saw ye my Father'." N:The missing bar is the second of the 2nd strain, and N:goes a>egB (B2 d)f| B:Gow - Sixth Collection of Strathspey Reels (1822) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G D2|DE3 (.G2.G2) GG3 G3B|A3B G2D2 TE6 {F}G2|DE3 (.G2.G2) GG3 ~G3B|TA3G A2B2 G6D2| DE3 (.G2.G2) GG3 G3B|A3B G2D2 E6{F}G2|DE3 (.G2.G2) GG3 ~G3B|A3G A2B2 G6||eg| a3e g3B {B}A4 A2 e/g/3|a3e g3B ~d3e g2d2|(eg3) d3B TG3A B2G2| AB3 g3e (d2B2) G3B|(A2B2) G3D ~E6G2|D3E (.G2.G2) GG3 G3B|TA3G (A2B2) G6||

X:1 T:Black at the Bane N:William Christie (1778-1849) N:Christie was a dancing master, fiddler N:and composer from Cuminestown, Aberdeenshire. M:C L:1/16 R:Strathspey N:"Old" Q:”Slow when not Danced.” B:Christie - Collection of Strathspeys, Reels, Hornpipes, B:Waltzes &c. (Edinburgh, 1820, pp. 30-31) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G E2|DG3-~G3A G3AG2B2|A3BG3D EEE2 ~E4|DG3-~G3A G3AG2B2|A3G {GA}B3A {A}G4 G2:| g2|(bage) g3B {B}A3BAS2a2|(bage) g3B d3eg3d|eg3Td3B ~d3e~g3a|(bage) g3B G3AB3G| AB3 Te4 dB3 TB3G|A3BG3D EEE2 ~E4|DG3-~G3A G3AG3B|A3G {GA}B3A {A}G4 G2|| |:B2|Gg3-g3a Tg3ag3b|a3bg3d eee2 ~e4|dg3-~g3ag3b|Ta3g {ga}b3a {a}g4 g2:| a2|b3e g3(B {B}A4) A2a2|b3e g3B ~d3eg3d|eg3d3B Td3eg3a|b3e g3B ~G3AB3G| AB3 {B}g3e d3AB3G|A3BTG3D EEE2 ~E4|D3EG3B G3Bd3e|d3BTB3A {A}G4 G2||

X:1 T:Black at the Bane M:C L:1/8 R:Strathspey Q:"Slowly" B:Davie’s Caledonian Repository (Aberdeen, 1829-30, p. 34) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G E|D<GG>A G>AG>B|A>BG>D E/E/E ~E2|D<GG>A G>AG>B| A>G {GA}B>A {A}G2G:|a|b>eg>B {B}A2 A>a|b>eg>B d>eg>d| e<gd>B d>eg>a|b>eg>B G>AB>G|A<Bg>e d>AB>G| A>BG>D E/E/E ~D2|D<GG>A G>AG>B|A>G {GA}B>A {A}G2G|| |:B|G<gg>a g>ag>b|a>bg>d e/e/e e2|d<gg>a g>ag>b| a>g {ga}b>a {a}g2g:|a|b/a/g/e/ g>B A>BAa|b/a/g/e/ g>B d>eg>d| e<gd>B d>eg>a|b/a/g/e/ g>B G>BB>G|A<B e2 d<BB>G| A>BG>D E/E/E ~E2|D<GG>A G>AG>B|A>G {GA}B>A {A}G2G||