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 Theme code Index    525L1 3114
 Also known as    Bone Cirste, Bonny Christy
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 Structure    One part
 Editor/Compiler    Alexander Stuart
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Musick for Allan Ramsey's Collection of Scots Songs
 Tune and/or Page number    pp. 2-3
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1724
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Bonny Christy M:C L:1/8 B:Alexander Stuart – “Musick for Allan Ramsay’s Collection, part 1st” B:(Edinburgh, c. 1724, pp. 2-3) F: Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:F V:1 f2|cAGF CDFG|A2 GF F2 B_A|G2 FE _e3f|g2 (GA) G2f2| cAGF CDFG|A2 GF F3A|GFGA f3g|a2 (cd) c2 BA| G2A2f3g|(ag)(fd) (fd)(cA)|G2 F_E _e3f|g2 (GA) G2 FG| A2 GA B2 AB|c2 (de) f2 (ed)|cdcA GABc|A2 (GF) F2|| V:2 clef = bass z2|F,,2C,2A,,2F,,2|C,2C,,2F,,2z2|_E,2B,2G,2F,2|_E,2B,2E,,2z2| F,2C2A,2F,2|C2C,2 F,G,A,F,|C2B,2A,2G,2|F,2C,2F,,2 z2| C,2F,2A,2G,2|F,2B,2A,2F,2|_E,2B,2G,2F,2|_E,2B,,2_E,,2z2| F,2C,2G,2F,2|A,2B,2A,2G,2|A,2F,2B,2G,2|C2C,2F,2||

X:1 T:Bonny Christy M:C| L:1/8 B:Daniel Wright – Aria di Camera (London, 1727, No. 33) N:”being A Choice Collection of Scotch, Irish & Welsh Airs N:for the Violin and German Flute by the following masters N:Mr. Alex. Urquahart of Edinburgh, Mr. Dermot O'Connar of Limrick N:Mr. Hugh Edwards of Carmarthen” F: Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G g2|(dB) (AG) (DE) (GA)|(G/A/B) AG G2 (c_B)|A2 (GF) _f3g| (_f/g/a) (A_B)A2 (ge)|(dB)(AG) (DE)(GA)|(G/A/B) (AG) G3B| AGAB g3a|(g/a/)b d>e d2 (d/c/B)|A2B2 g3a|(ba)(ge) (ge)dB| A2 (GF) _f3g|(_f/g/a) A>_B A2 (GA)|B2 (AB) c2 (Bc)| d2 (ef) g2 (fe)|(de)(dB) (cA)(dc)|B2 (AG) G2||

X:1 T:Bonny Christy M:C| L:1/8 R:Air Q:"Brisk" S:McGibbon - Scots Tunes, Book II, p. 33 (c. 1746) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G ge | dBT(AG) DEGA | B2G2G2(c_B) | TA2GF =f3g | a2A2A2g>e | d(BTAG) DEGA | B2G2G3B |T(AGA)B dega | g2d2d3B | T(AGA)B dega | b2d2d2(c_B) |TA2(G=F)=f3g | a2A2A2G>A | B2AB c2Bc | d2ef g2T(fe) | dgBg (AB)(cd) | B2(GA) G2 :| |: g>e | dBT(AG) DEGA | (B/A/B/c/ B/c/B/A/) G2(c_B) | (A/_B/c) =Fc A=FcA | (=f/e/f/g/) (f/g/a/)A/ AGAg | d(BTAG) DEGA | (B/A/B/c/) (B/c/B/A/) GABG |T(AGA)B dega | g>a (g/a/g/e/) (d/c/d/e/) (d/e/d/B/) | (AGA)B (dega) | (b/a/g) (g/f/e) Td2 (c_B) | Ac=Fc A=FcA | (=f/e/f/g/) (=f/g/a/)c/ AcAF | (B/A/B/c/ B)G (c/B/c/d/ c)A | (d/c/d/e/ d)B (g/f/g/a/ g)(f/e/) | (d/g/f/g/) (B/g/f/g/) (A/G/A/B/) (c/e/d/c/) | B2 (GA) G2 :|

X:1 T:Bonny Christy M:C| L:1/8 R:Air Q:"Brisk" B:Oswald – Caledonian Pocket Companion, Book 2 (1760, p. 10) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G g2|dBTG (DE)(GA)|T2 (AG) G2 c_B|A2 (G=F) =f3g|{fg}a2 (AB) A2 (ge)| dBTAG (DE)(GA)|B2 T(A>G) G3B|A2B2g3a|{ga}b2 (d>e) d2 (cB)| A2B2 g3a|(b<a) (g<e) (g<e) (d<B)|A2 G=F =f3g|{fg}a2 (AB) A2 (GA)| TB2 (AB) Tc2 (Bc)|d2 (ef) g3e|(de)(dB) (cA)(dc)|TB2 (AG) G2:| |:g|dBAG (DE)(GA)|BdAB GABG|cATG=F =fede|=fgab ABge| dBTAG DEGA|BdAB GABG|AGAB gfgd|egde BcdB| AGAB gdBg|dBgd BgdB|cAG=F =fede|=fgab ABge| dBAG DEGA|TBABG gfgd|egBg ABcd|TB2 TA>G G2:|] P:Giga M:6/8 L:1/8 g|dcB ABG|DGA BAG|A=FA cAc|faf cfc| Bdc BAG|DGA BAG|BGB dBd|gbg dgd| BGB dBd|gbg dgc|A=FA cAc|=faf cfa| gde dBd|GBd gec|dgc BgB|Agf G2:| |:g|dcB ABG|Dga bag|a=FA c=fc|AcA =FAa| gdc BAG|Dga bag|bGB dBd|(g/a/b)g dgd| BGB dBd|(g/a/)bg dgc|a=Fa c=fc|(A/B/)cA =FAa| Gde (d/c/B/A/)B|GBd (g/f/e/d/)e|dgc BgB|Agf G2:|]