Caller Herring

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Caller Herring

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  117L1 327L6L
 Also known as    Caller Herrings, Culler Herren
 Composer/Core Source    Nathaniel Gow
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece
 Key/Tonic of    B
 Accidental    2 flats
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 History    
 Structure    AABBCC
 Editor/Compiler    O'Farrell
 Book/Manuscript title    Pocket Companion vol. 2
 Tune and/or Page number    pp. 130-131
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1806
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Tune annotations


X:1
%
T:Caller Herring
M:C
L:1/8
R:Country Dance Tune
B:G. Graupner - Cotillions and Country Dances No. 2 (Boston, 1808, p. 1)
Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion
K:D
A2|d2 d>d c2 de|fBed cABc|d2 d>d c2 de|fdec d2A2|
d2 d>d c2 de|fBed cABc|d2 d>d c2 de|fdec d2:|
|:d2|cBAG FEDd|cBAG FEDd|cBAG FFGA|B2 e>d c>AB>c|
d2 d>d c2 de|fBed cABc|d2 d>d c2 d>e|fdec d2:|]
X:1
%
T:Caller Herring
M:C
L:1/8
R:Air
B:J. Anderson - Anderson's Budget of Strathspeys, Reels & Country Dances 
B: for the German Flute or Violin (Edinburgh, 1820, p. 12)
Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion
K:D
A|d2 d>d c2 (d>e)|f>Be>d (cA)(Bc)|d2 d>d c2 (d>e)|(fd).e.c d2 z:|
|:d'|.c'.b.a.g .f.e.d.d'|.c'.b.a.g. .f.e.d.d'|.c'.b.a.g. .f(fga)|bBe>d cABc|
d2 dd c2 (d>e)|fB e>d cABc|d2 d>d c2 (d>e)|f>ge>f d2:|
|:a|d'2 d'>d' c'2 (d'>c')|bagf efg^g|a2 a>a ^g2 (a>b)|c'd'b>a a3f|
g2 g>g f2 (g>a)|bBe>d cABc|d2 d>d c2 d(b/g/)|(f>g) (e>c) d3:|]
X:1
%
T:Caller Herring
M:C
C:Nathaniel Gow
L:1/8
Q:"Not too fast"
B:Manson – Hamilton’s Universal Tune Book vol. 1 (1854, p. 126)
Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion 
K:Bb
F|B2 B>B A2 B/z/c/|dGc>B AFGA|B2 B>B A2 B z/c/|d>Bc>A B3:|
|:b|.a.g.f.e .d.c.B.b|.a.g.f.e .d.c.B.b|.a.g.f.e .d.e.=ef|gGc>B AFGA|
B2 B>B A2 B z/c/|dGc>B AFGA|B2 B>B A2 B z/c/|d>ecB B2:|
|:f|b2 bb a2 b z/a/|gfed cde=e|f2 f>f =e2 f z/g/|a>bg>f f3d|
e2 e>e d2 e>f|gGc>B AFGA|B2 B>B ABge|d>ec>B B3:|]
X:2
%
T:Caller Herring
M:C
L:1/8
R:Slow Air
S:MacDonald - Skye Collection  (1887)
Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion
K:Bb
F|B2 B>B A2 Bz/c/|(dB) c>B A(FGA)|B2 B>B A2 Bz/c/|(dB) (cA) B3:|
|:[gb]|[fa][eg][df][eg] [Bd][Fc][DB][gb]|[fa][eg][df][eg] [Bd][Fc][DB][gb]|
[fa][eg][df][eg] [Bd][=Bd][ce][df]|gG ~c>B (AF)GA|B2 B>B (A2 B)z/c/|
dG ~c>B (AF)GA|B2 B>B A2 Bz/c/|de c>B B3:|
|:f|b2 b>b a2 bz/a/|(gfed) cde=e|f2 f>f (=e2 f)z/g/|a>b g>f f3d|e2 e>e d2 e>f|
gG c>B (AFGA)|B2 B>B A2 Bg/e/|d>e d>B [D3F3B3]:||

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