Bonny Boatman (The)

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 Theme code Index    5664 4255
 Also known as    Bonny Boat Man (The)
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece, Country Dance
 Key/Tonic of    C
 Accidental    3 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/2
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:William Thompson
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Orpheus Caledonius
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 8
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1725
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   ()   

X:1 T:Bonny Boat Man, The M:C| L:1/8 R:Country Dance B:John Walsh - Caledonian Country Dances (c. 1745, p. 54) N:Published in several volumes and different editions, 1731-c. 1745) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:C EF|G2 (A/B/)c (AG)(FE)|(FE)(DC) G3A|(AB)(cd) (e/f/)g fe|d3e D2 EF| G3c (AG)(FE)|(FE)(DC) G3E|F2 GA G2 cB|c2C2C2:| |:cB|(AG)(AB) (cd)(ec)|(d/e/)f (fe) d3D|(DE) G2 c>d (e/f/)g| d3e D2 (EF)|G2 (A/B/)c (AG)(FE)|(FE)(DC) G3E|F2 (GA) (Gc) (B/c/)d|c4 C2:|]

X:2 T:Bonny Boat Man, The M:C| L:1/8 R:Country Dance B:James Oswald - Caledonian Pocket Companion, Book 2 (1760, p. 28) Q:"Slow" N:Compare the "Giga" to "Norah the Pride of Kildare" Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D F>G|A3d (BA)(GF)|{EF}GFED A3A|(Bd/c/) de fdgf|{g}Te4 E2 (FG)| A3d (BA)(GF)|{EF}GFED A3F|G2 (AB) A2 Tc>e|d4 D2:| |:(dc)|(BA)Bc (de)fd|{a}g2 {g}f2 {f}e3E|TF2A2 (d>e)(fg)|{f}e4 E2 (FG)| A3d BAGF|{EF}GFED A2 (GF)|GBAd (c/d/)e ATc|{c}d4 D2:| |:FG|AFDA FAdA|(F/A/G/F/) E/(G/F/E/) DFAd|FA df d(f/g/) a(g/f/)| {f}Te4 E2 T(f>e)|d(f/d/) A(d/A/) FAdA|F(G/F/) E(F/E/) DFGB| A(d/c/) B(g/f/) e(f/d/) c(B/c/)|{c}d4 D2::(fg)|afdA d(d/e/) f/d/e/f/| {a}gfTed cd eA/G/|FDFA FA df|Te>def EEFG|A(B/A/) (B/A/G/F/) (A/F/)d (A/F/)d| GFED (A/F/)(d/c/) (B/A/)(G/F/)|GBAd ce A(d/c/)|{c}d4 D2:| P:"Giga" M:6/8 L:1/8 F/G/|AdA FDA|(B/c/d)B AFD|FGA def|e3 E2 (A/G/)| (FD)F (AF)A|(BG)B Tc>BA|(f/g/a)d Adc|d3 D2:| |:(d/c/)|(Bc)A (de)f|(gf)e (ag)f|(eA)G (FA)d|TA3 G3| (F/G/A)d (dA)F|(GB)e (ec)A|(f/g/a)d Adc|d3 D2:|]