Bonny Prince Charlie (1)

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 Theme code Index    3153 321H6
 Also known as    Bonnie Prince Charlie (1), Lady Ann Carnegie's Favorite
 Composer/Core Source    Neil Gow Jr.
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece, Jig/Quadrille
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    6/8
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    James S. Kerr
 Book/Manuscript title    Merry Melodies vol. 4
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 256, p. 28
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1880's
 Title of recording    
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BONNY PRINCE CHARLIE [1]. Scottish, Air or Jig. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune was written by Neil Gow Jr. (c. 1795-1823) son of Nathaniel and grandson of the famous fiddler Niel Gow (who spelled his first name differently). An amateur musician who entered the medical profession, this Gow died at the early age of 28. The Ettrick Shepherd, poet James Hogg, set the "Bonnie Prince Charlie" lyric to the tune, a version of Gow's jig originally entitled "Lady Ann Carnegie's Favorite."

Printed source: Kerr (Merry Melodies), vol. 4; No. 256, p. 28.

T:Bonnie Prince Charlie [1]
R:Air or Jig
B:Kerr - Merry Melodies, vol. 4, No. 256 (c. 1880's)
Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion
BAG G2e|dBg BAG|BAA ABd|gfe edB|
deg age|edB deg|BAG gfe|dGB A2G:|
|:g2d a2d|bag gfe|ded dGA|BdB A2G|
g2d a2d|bag gfe|dBG GBd|gab a2g:||

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