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 Theme code Index    1H61H5 5552H, 1H1H55 1H1H26
 Also known as    Cawdor Fair, Cowder Fair, Do Boys Do, Sing a Song of Sixpence, Song of Sixpence
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland, Ireland
 Genre/Style    Irish, Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/4
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    John Clinton
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Gems of Ireland: 200 Airs
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 41, p. 21
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1841
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 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
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 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Calder Fair M:C| L:1/8 R:Country Dance Tune or Reel B:Patrick McGahon music manuscript collection (1817, No. 88a) N:McGahon was a scribe of Irish language literature who lived in N:Dungooley, County Louth, on the Armagh border. He was a N:teacher with The Irish Society in the early 19th century, but little N:else is known about him. A few tunes in the ms. are written in other N:hands. B:Pádraigín Ní UIallacháin – “A Hidden Ulster” (2003, p. 462) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G d|gfed g2B2|dedB d2 (3def|gfed egB2|A2 Bd e3:| |:d|(dg) gg g2 (fg)|(fa) aa a2 ga|bagf gfed|(eg)(fa) g2g2:|

X:1 T:Calder Fair M:C| L:1/8 R:”A Dance” B:John Moore music manuscript (Shropshire c. 1837-40, Book 2, p. 26) B: Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G gfed g2B2|d2 (de) d2(ef)|gfed g2B2|ABcd e2:| |:dggg g2 g2|faaa a2 (ga)|bagf gfed|egfa g2:|]

X:1 T:Oh Crowel, or Calder Fair M:C| L:1/8 S:John Rook music manuscript collection (Waverton, Cumbria, 1840, p. 211) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G f|(g>f)ed e<g B>c|d>edB d2 d/e/f|g>fed e/f/g B2|A>Bcd (e2e):| d|dgg>f g2 gf|eaag a2 ga|bagf gfed|(eg)(fa) g2 (ge)| dggg g2 gg|eaaa a2 ga|bagf gfed|e/f/g f/g/a g3||

X:1 T:Calder Fair M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Air B:J. Clinton – Gems of Ireland:200 Airs (1841, No. 41, p. 21) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G (g/f/).e/.d/ .g.B|(d/e/d/).B/ .d2|(g/f/).e/.d/ gB|(a/e/){f}(e/^.d/) .e2| (g/f/){f}e/.d/ gB|(B/d/).d/.B/ d2|(g/f/){f}e/.d/ .g.B|.A/.B/.c/.d/ .e2|| (d/g/)(g/>a/ g).g|(e/a/){b}(a/^g/) a2|(c'/b/).a/=.g/ (g/f/).e/.d/|(e/a/f/)a/ .g2| (d/g/){a}(g/f/) .g.g|e/a/{b}(a/^g/) .a(a/b/)|(d'/c'/).b/.a/ (g/f/).e/.d/|(e/g/f/)a/ g2||

X:78 T:Calder Fair O:No 78 Wm Clarke MS Feltwell, Norfolk (1858) N:Pencil comment in MS "Good" Z: transcribed by Lyn Law M:2/4 L:1/16 K:G gfed egB2|BBBG d2d2|gfed egB2|ABcd e4:| |:dgga g2g2|eaab a2ab|c'bag gfed|egfa g4:||

X:1 T:Calder Fair M:2/4 L:1/8 B:James Goodman music manuscript collection, vol. 4 (mid-19th century, p. 47) B: Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D A|d>cBA|Bd F2|EAAG|FAAc|dcBA|Bd F2|EFEF|B3z:| |:Ad d2|Ad d2|Aee^d|e3g|gfed|dcBA|B>dc>e|d2z:|]

X:1 T:Calder Fair M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Reel S:Howe - 1000 Jigs and Reels (c. 1867) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G g/f/e/d/ gd | dd de/f/ | g/f/e/d/ gd | A/B/c/d/ ee :| |: d/g/g d/g/g ea ag/a/ | b/a/g/f/ g/f/e/d/ | e/g/f/a/ gg :| K:G Minor |:b/a/g/a/ b/a/g/b/ | a/g/f/g/ a/g/f/g/ | b/a/g/a/ b/a/g/b/ | ad d2 :|

X:2 T:By the Border Side as I did Pass M:6/8 L:1/8 S:Ashmolean manuscripts (Nos. 46 & 37, article 128) K:A Minor A/A/|A2A A2G|A2c E3|GGG G2E|G2E G2G| A2A A2G|A2c E2E|EFD E2E|A3 A2||