Bonnie Black Eagle (The)

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 Theme code Index    5555 5155
 Also known as    Black Eagle (The), Bonny Black Eagle, High Way to Edinburgh (2) (The), Way to Edinburgh (The), Woman's Work Will Never be Done
 Composer/Core Source    Biography:David Rizzio (?)
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    William McGibbon
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Scots Tunes Book 3
 Tune and/or Page number    pp. 74-75
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1762
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 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Bonnie Black Eagle, The M:C L:1/8 R:Air Q:"Slow" S:McGibbon - Scots Tunes, book III, pp. 74-75 (1762) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D d | (AF)(A>B) A3d | (AF)(D>F) A2 (A>G) | F2 (B>c) B2 (d>e) | (d/e/f) T(e>d) B3d | (AF)(A>B) A3d | (AF)(D>F) A2 (Bc) | d2 (ef) a3b | afTe>d {d}B2 :| |: A |(d>e)(f>g) a3b | (af)T(e>d) a2 (ag) | f2 b>c' b3c' | (d'c')T(b>a) b3a | (ba)(bc') {b/c'}d'2 T(c'b) | (af)T(e>d) e3d | (ef)(ab) (af)T(e>d) | {A}B6 :||

X:1 T:Black Egle [sic], The M:C L:1/8 R:Air B:Oswald – Caledonian Pocket Companion, Book V (1760, p. 17) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D F2A>B A3B|(d<B) (A<F) A3A|F2 B>c B2 (d>e)|{de}f2 Te>d B3A| {G}F2 (A>B) A3B|(A/B/d/B/) AF A3d|(BA)Bc d2 (ef)|(a<f) {f}Te>d B3:| |:e|d2 a>b a3b|(a/f/e/f/) ab a3g|f2 b>c' b3c'|(ba)d'c' {c'}b3a| a2 (bc') {bc'}d'3b|a(g/f/) (g/f/)(e/d/) d3d|(e/d/e/f/) ab (a<f) T(e>d)|{de}f2 Te>d B2:|]

X:1 T:Black Eagle, The M:C L:1/8 R:Air Q:"Plaintively and slow" B:Manson - Hamilton's Universal Tune Book, vol. 2 (1846, p. 65) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Bb B|(FD)(F>G) F3B|(FD)(B,D) F2 (F>E)|D2 G>A G2 (B>c)|(Bc/d/ c>B) G3B| (F<D)(F>G) F3B|(FD)(B,D) F2 GA|B2(cd)f3g|(f<d)(c>B) {A}G3|| F|(B>c)(d>e) f3g|(f<d)(c>B) f2 (fe)|d2 (g>a) g3a|(ba)(g^f) g3f| (gf)(ga)b3 (a/g/)|(f<d)(c>B) c3B|(cd)(fg) f3g|(fd)(cB) {A}G3||