Bonny Jean of Aberdeen

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 Theme code Index    115L5L 1132
 Also known as    Bonny Jane, Bonny Jean
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece
 Key/Tonic of    F
 Accidental    1 flat
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Alexander Stuart
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Musick for Allan Ramsey's Collection of Scots Songs
 Tune and/or Page number    pp. 88-89
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1724
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Bonny Jean M:C L:1/8 B:Alexander Stuart – “Musick for Allan Ramsay’s Collection part 4” B:(Edinburgh, c. 1720, pp. 88-89) F: Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:F V:1 AG|F2 (F/G/A) C3D|F3G A2 G>F|B3d cAGF|(G/A/B) G>F D2 A>G| F2 (A/B/)c C3D|F2F2 f2 e>d|(cd)(cA) (GA)(Bc)|A2 G>F F2:| |:cd|f2 (f/g/)a c3d|(fe)(fg) a2 fg|(a/g/f) (g/f/d) (f/d/c) (d/c/A)|G>AG>F D2 A>G| F2 (F/G/A) C3D|F2F2 f2 e>d|cdcA GABc|A2 (G>F) F2:| V:2 clef = bass z2|F,2F,,2A,,2B,,2|F,2C,2F,,2C,2|D,2B,,2F,2C,2|G,2D,2G,,2 z2| F,2F,,2A,,2B,,2|A,,2F,,2F,2 CB,|A,2F,2 [F,2B,2][D,2G,2]|C2C,2 F,2:| |:z2|F,2F,,2A,,2B,,2}A,G,F,E, F,2 F,,2|F,A, B,B,, A,A,, F,F,,|C,2A,,2B,,2z2| F,2F,,2A,,2B,,2|A,,2F,,2F,2C,2|A,,2F,2B,2G,2|C2C,2F,2:|

X:1 T:Bonny Jean M:C L:1/8 B:Daniel Wright – Aria di Camera (London, 1727, No. 32) 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 (GF)|G2 (G/A/B) D3E|(GF)(GA) B2 (AG)|c2 (c/d/e) dBAF|(AB)(AG) E2 BA| G(GAB) D3E|G2G2 g2 (fe)|(ded)B (ABc)d|B2 (AG) G2|| (ba)|g2 (g/a/b) d3e|(gd)(ga) b2 ga|(ba)(gf) (df)(dB)|(AB)(AG) E2 (BA)| G2 (G/A/B) D3E|G2G2 g2 (fe)|(dg)(dB) (cA)(dc)|B2G2G2||

X:1 T:Bonny Jean M:C| L:1/8 R:Air Q:"Allegro" B:Burk Thumoth - Twelve Scotch and Twelve Irish Airs with Variations (London, 1742, No. 9, pp. 38-39) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G BA|G2 (GA/B/) D3E|G3A B2 AG|{d}c3e dBTAG|ABAG E2 BA| G2 (G/A/B) D3E|G2B2g2 fe|Td2 cB ABcd|B2 TA>G G2:| |:ba|g2 (g/a/b) d3e|g3a b3a|bage gedB|ABAG E2 BA| G2 (G/A/B) D3E|G2 B2 g2 fe|d2 cB ABcd|B2 AG G2:| |:BA|GABG DEGA|GFGA BABG|cBce BdgB|ABAG DcBA| GABG DEGA|BGBd ggfe|degB cAdc|B2 A>G G2:| |:ba|gabg dgde|gfga baga|(b/a/g) ae (g/f/e/d/) gB|AB/c/ AG EcBA| GABG DEGA|BGBd ggfe|degB cAdc|Bc TA>G G2:|]

X:1 T:Bonny Jean T:Bonny Jean of Aberdeen M:C L:1/8 R:Air Q:"Slow" B:Francis Barsanti – “Collection of Old Scots Tunes” (Edinburgh, 1742, p. 11) F: N:Francis Barsanti (1690-1775) was an Italian flautist, oboist and composer who spent N:most of his life in London and Edinburgh. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:F V:1 A>GF2 (F/G/A) C3D|FEFG A2 {G}F2|B3d (cA)T(GF)|G>ATG>F D2 TA>G| F2 (F/G/A)C3 D|F2F2 f2 T(e>d)|{d}c2 T(BA) G>AB>c|{B}A2 T(G>F) F2:| |:c>d|f2 (f/g/a) Tc3d|fefg a2 fg|(ag)Tfd (f>d)T(cA)|(BA)T(GF) D2 TA>G| F2 (F/G/A) C3D|F2F2 Jf2 T(e>d)|{d}c2 T(BA) G>AB>c|{B}A2 T(GF) F2:|] V:2 clef = bass z2|F,G,A,F, E,C,C,B,|A,3E, F,F,,F,_E,|D,C,D,B,, A,,2zF,,|C,3A,, B,,2C,2| D,E,F,D, E,C,CB,|A,B,A,G, F,2G,2|A,2B,2C2C,2|F,2C,2F,,2:| |:z2|F,G,A,F, E,C,CB,|A,G,F,E, F,2 zC,|F,,G,,A,,B,, A,,2 zF,,|G,,3F,, B,,2C,2| D,E,F,D, E,G,CB,|A,B,A,G, F,2G,2|A,2B,2C2C,2|F,2C,2F,,2:|]

X:2 T:Bonny Jean of Aberdeen M:C L:1/8 R:Air Q:"Slow" S:McGibbon - Scots Tunes, book III, p. 71 (1762) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G BA | G2 (G/A/B) D3E | (GF)(GA) B2 !trill!(AG) |c3e (dB)!trill!(AG) | A>BAG E2 (BA) | G2 (Bc/d/) D3E | G2G2g2 !trill!(fe) | d>edB (AB)(cd) | B2 !trill!(A>G) G2 :| |:(d/e/f) | g2 (g/a/b) d3e | (gf)(ga) b2(ga) | (b/a/g) (a/g/e) gedB | A>B!trill!AG E2 (BA) | G2 (B/c/d)D3E | G2G2g2!trill!(fe) | d>edB (AB)(cd) | {c}B2 !trill!(A>G)G2 :||

X:3 T:Bonny Jean M:C L:1/8 R:Air S:Steele - New and Complete Preceptor for the German Flute (Albany, NY, 1815) K:G BA|G2 (3GAB E2 EF|G2 GA B2 AG|BAGB dBAF|AGAB E2 BA| G2 (3GAB E2 EF|G2G2 g3d|egde dBAG|ABEF G2:| |:ef|gfed B2 ge|dBAG d2 ef|gfed BdBG|AGAB E2 BA| G2 (3GAB E2 EF|G2G2 g3d|efde dcBA|GBEF E2:||

X:1 T:Bonny Jean M:C L:1/16 R:Air Q:"Andante" S:John Rook music manuscript collection (1840, p. 42) N:Rook was a multi-instrumentalist from Waverton, near Wigton, Cumbria Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G B3A|G4 GAB2 D6E2|G4 G2A2 B4 A2G2|c6e2 dB3 A2G2|A3BA2G2 E4 B3A| G4 GAB2 D6E2|G4G4 g4 f3e|d3ed2B2 A2B2c2d2|B4 A3G G4|| (def2)|g4 gab2 d6e2|g2f2g2a2 b4 g2a2|b2a2g2e2 d2e2g2B2|c2B2A2G2 E4 B3A| G4 GAB2 D6e2|G4G4 {G}!fermata!g4 {gfagba} f3e|(d2e2d2)cB A3Bc2d2|B4 A3G G4||

X:1 T:Bonnie Jean M:C L:1/8 Q:"Slow" O:”Scottish air” B:Manson – Hamilton’s Universal Tune Book vol. 1 (1854, p. 96) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G T(B>A)|G2 (GA>B) D3E|G>FG>A {GA}B2 (A>G)|c3 e (d>B)T(A>G)| A>BAG E2 T(B>A)|G2 (B^c/d/) D3E|G2 (A>B) g2 T(f>e)| d>edB (AB)(cd)|{c}B2 (A>G) G2::de/f/|g2 (ga/b/) d3e| g>fga {ga}b2 g>a|(ba)(gf) d>egB|A>BAG E2 TB>A| G2 (B^c/d/) D3E|G2 (A>B) g2 (fe)|d>gB>g (AB)(cd)|{c}B2 A>G G2:|]

X:4 T:Bonny Jean of Aberdeen M:4/4 L:1/8 R:Air S:Howe - 1000 Jigs and Reels (c. 1867) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G (B>A) | G2 (GA/B/) D3E | G>FG>A {G/A/}B2 (A>G) | c3e d>BA>G | A>BAG E2 B>A | G2 (B^c/d/) D3E | G2 A>B g2 f>e | d>edB (cB)(cd) | B2 A>G G2 :| |:de/f/ | g2 g(a/b/) d3e | g>fga {g/a/}b2 g>a | (ba)(ge) d>egB | A>BAG E2 B>A | G2 (B^c/d/) D3E | G2 A>B g2 (fe) | d>gB>g (AB)(cd) | {c}B2 A>G G2 :|