Blue Bells of Scotland (1) (The)

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 Theme code Index    1H756 3411
 Also known as    Blue Bells, Blue Bells of Challon, Scotch Melody
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England, Scotland
 Genre/Style    English, Morris, Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece, Country Dance, Strathspey
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    James S. Kerr
 Book/Manuscript title    Merry Melodies vol. 4
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 96, p. 13
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1880's
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Blue Bells of Scotland M:C L:1/8 R:Air B:John Moore music manuscript (Shropshire c. 1837-40, Book 2, p. 23) B: Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G d2|g4f2e2|d2d2e2g2|B2(B2d2A2)|G4:| d2|B2G2B2d2|g2g2e2g2|f2d2e2^c2| d4d2d2| g4f2e2|d2d2e2g2|B2B2c2A2|G4:|]

X:2 T:Blue Bells of Scotland [1] M:C L:1/8 S:John Rook music manuscript collection (Waverly, Cumbria, 1840) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G (3def|g3f agfe|d3 e2fg|B>GB>d d>Bc<A|G4 G/4F/4G/4A/4 B/4A/4B/4c/4 d/e/f/d/| gagf agfe|d>c B/c/d/c/|BdBG cBcA|G6:| |:d/e/d/c/|B3G B/G/B/d/|g3f efga|f2d2 edef|Hd4 e2f2| g3f agfe|d3d e2 fg|BGBd cBcA|G4 D/4E/4F/4G/4 A/4B/4c/4d/4 e/d/e/f/:||

X:1 T:Blue-Bell of Scotland, The M:C L:1/8 R:”Scottish Air” Q:"Slow" B:Manson – Hamilton’s Universal Tune Book, vol. 2 (1846, p. 53) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G g|g2 fe d2 e(f/g/)|BB {d}cA G2 zg|g2 fe d2 e(f/g/)|BB {d}cA G2 z|| (d/c/)|BGBd g2 (3efg|f>d e>^c !fermata!d2 (ef)|g>f (a/g/).f/.e/ d2 (d/^c/e/).=c/|BB {d}cA G2z||

X:850 T:Blue Bells of Scotland [1], with variations. Roose.0850 B:J. Roose MS, Manchester 1850 Z:Village Music Project 2019 Eric Conrad M:2/4 R:march Q:1/4=70 L:1/16 N:NB1) The MS has bar mark before this beam. Below the bar mark is a faint pretzel-like N: symbol which may indicate that the bar mark is an error. (A bar mark here is extraneous.) N:NB2) MS has extraneous bar mark before this beam. K:F clef=G P:A |: c2 | f4 e2d2 | c4 d2ef | A2A2 B2G2 | F6 :| \ |: c2 | A2F2 A2c2 | f3e d2ef | e2c2 d2=B2 | c4 d2e2 | \ f3e gfed | c4 d2ef | A2A2 {/c}B2{/A}G2 | F6 :| P:B |: "^First variant"c2 | fagf edfd | cABc defd | cfAc cBGE | FG/A/ B/c/d/e/ f2 :| \ |: c2 | AFCF A,CFA | fefe defd | egce df=Bd | cc/=B/ c/d/e/f/ "_NB1"agec | \ fagf ed g/f/e/d/ | cABc defd | cfAc cBGE | FE/D/ C/B,/A,/G,/ [F,F]2 :| P:C |: "^Second variant"c2 | (Ff)(Ff) (Ee)(Dd) | (Cc)(Cc) (Dd)(Ee) | (A,A)(A,A) (B,B)(G,G) | {/A,}F2{/A,}A2{/A,}F2 :| \ |: c2 | (A,A)([A,F]F) (A,A)(Cc) | (Ff)(Ff) (Dd)(Ff) | (Ee)(Cc) (Dd)(=B,=B) | (Cc)(Cc) (Dd)(Ee) | \ (Aa)(Aa) (Ee)(Dd) | (Cc)(Cc) (Dd)(Ee) | (A,A)(A,A) (B,B)(G,G) | {/A,}F2{/A,}A2{/A,}F2 :| L:1/32 P:D |: "^Third variant"c4 | fCA,C fCA,C "_NB2"eECE dFB,F | cFA,F cFA,F dFB,F eECE | AFCF AFCF BECE BECE | FGAB cdef F4 :| \ |: c4 | AFCF A,FCF AFDF cFA,F | fFDF fFDF dF=B,F fFDF | eECE gECE =Bd=B,D fDBD | cECE eECE c2c2d2e2 | fCA,C fCA,C eEGE dFB,F | cFA,F cFA,F dFB,F fFDF | AFCF AFDF BECE GECE | FGAB cdef F4 :|

X:1 T:The Blue Bells of Scotland [1] M:C L:1/16 R:Strathspey S:Kerr - Merry Melodies, vol. 4, No. 96 (c. 1880's) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G d2 | gg3 f3e d4 (efg2) | BB3 c3A G6d2 | gg3 f3e d4 (efg2) | BB3 c3A G6 :| |: d2 | B3G B3d g4 e3g | f3d fed^c d4 e3f | gg3 f3e d4 (efg2) | BB3 c3A G6 :||