Canadian Boat Song

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 Theme code Index    553 553
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England
 Genre/Style    English
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    3/8
 Structure    AB
 Editor/Compiler    Edward Riley
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Riley's Flute Melodies vol. 1
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 142, p. 36
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1814
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Canadian Boat Song M:6/8 L:1/8 B:Edward Riley – “Riley’s Flute Melodies vol. 1” (New York, 1814, No. 142, p. 36) B: Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G ddB d2B|d2B A2A|GBA B>cd|e2d B/A/G F| GBA B>cd|e2 d/B/ d2z|ddB d2e|edB A2A| fdA d2e|f2e d2z|ddB d2B|d2B A2A| G<BA B>cd|e2 d Bz F|G<BA B>cd|e2 d/B/ d2z||

X: 1 T:Canadian Boat Song,The. WHG.030 R:jig S:W.H.Giles MS,Bampton,Oxfordshire,1839p28 O:England H:donated by Mrs W.R.Kettlewell to VWML,Apr 1927. A:Bampton, Oxfordshire N:4 blank bars marked "Sym" start the tune. N:"Mz For" above the next bar (mezzoforte). Z:PJHeadford - VMP 2009 M:6/8 L:1/8 Q:3/8=120 B:Village Music project, Giles, William %%Mirrorred-From: F: 2024-02-17 004550 UT K:G "^Mz For" ddB d2B|d2B A2A|GBA B>cd|e2d (B3/4A/4)GF| GBA B>cd|e2d/B/ d2z|ddB d2e|edB A2A| fdB d2e|f2e d2z|ddB d2B|d2B A2A| G<BA Bcd|e2d BzG|G<BA Bcd|e2d Bd2|] \end{abc}

X:112 T:Canadian Boat Song. Le4.112 M:3/8 L:1/8 Q:1/8=100 B:L.Leadley MS#4 c1850 Z:Village Music Project, 2016 Ruairidh Greig K:G ddB|d2B|d2B|A2A|BBA|B>cd| e2d|(B/A/)GA|BBA|B>cd|e2 (d/B/)|d3|| ddB|d2e|edB|A2d|fdA|d2e|f2e|d2z| ddB|d2B|d2B|A2A|GBA|B>cd| e2d|B/A/GF|GBA|B>cd|e2 (d/B/)|d3|]

X: 1 T: the CANADIAN BOAT SONG Q: "Moderato" %R: jig B: "Edinburgh Repository of Music" v.2 p.44 #2 F: Z: 2015 John Chambers <> N: It's not clear why this tune uses both "dim:" and standard diminuendo symbols, sometimes both. U: p=!crescendo(! U: P=!crescendo)! U: Q=!diminuendo(! U: q=!diminuendo)! M: 6/8 L: 1/8 K: G [|\ QddqB d2B | d2B A2A | (GBA) B>cd | e2d B2A |\ GBA ("_cres:"B>cd) | e2(d/B/) "_dim:"d2z | QddqB d2B | (edB) A2A | fdA d2e | f2"_dim:"Te d2z | QddqB "_>"d2B | "_sf"d2B A2A |\ G<BA B>cd | "_dim:"e2d Bz !f!F | G<BA B>cd | !f!e2(d/B/) "_Dim:"d2z |]