Cawdor Fair

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 Theme code Index    1H663 5555
 Also known as    Freumh a's Craobh Taigh Challadair, Siùdaibh ‘Illean Gabhaibh ‘m Port, Calder Fair, Cock o' Bendy, Cockabendie, Do Boys Do, Go on Boys and Give a Tune, Go on Lads and Give a Tune, Hawthorne Tree of Cawdor, Sing a Song of Sixpence, Camden Fair
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Fling, Reel (single/double), Strathspey
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 Structure    AB, AAB, AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Nathaniel Gow
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Complete Repository Part 4
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 9
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1817
 Artist    Biography:Donald Davidson
 Title of recording    Cawdor Fair (2nd tune in medley, preceded by "Wha Wouldna Fecht For Charlie")
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Beltona 1715, BL 1715 (78 RPM)
 Year recorded    1931
 Score   (1)   

X:30 T:Calder Fair. MBe.30 A:England;Cumbria;Towcett B:Matthew Betham MS, Towcett Cumbria, 1815 Z:VMP - Hugh Taylor, 2012 T:Cawdor Fair, aka. MBe.30 M:C| L:1/8 Q:1/2=100 R: K:D dcBA Bc/d/ "sic"E2|AAAF A2 AB/c/|dcBA Bc/d/ F2|EEFA B2 B:| |:c|d2 df dddf|eeed e2 ef|gfed dcBA|Bdce d2 d2:|

X:2 T:Cawdor Fair M:C L:1/8 R:Reel S:Surenne - Dance Music of Scotland, p. 81 (1852) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D c | dcBA (Bd)F2 | ABAF A2 Ac | dcBA (Bd) F2 | E2 FA B2 Bc | dcBA (Bd) F2 | ABAF A2 Ac | dcBA (Bd) F2 | E2 FA B2B || A | (Ad)dc d2 dc | (Be)ed e2 de | fedc dcBA Bdce d2d2 | (Ad)dc d2 dc | (Be)ed e2 de | fedc dcBA | Bdce d2d |]

X:1 T:Cawdor Fair N:”Very Old” M:C L:1/8 R:Reel B: Joseph Lowe - Lowe's Collection of Reels, Strathspeys and Jigs, B:book 1 (1844–1845, p. 9) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D c|dcBA (Bd) F2|(AB)AF A2 Ac|dcBA (Bd) F2|E2 FA B2B:| A|(Ad)dc d2 dc|(Be)ed e2 de|fedc dcBA|Bdce d2d2| (Ad)dc d2 dc|(Be)ed e2 de|fedc dcBA|Bdce d2d||

X:1 T:Cawdor Fair L:1/8 M:C| R:Strathspey B:Stewart-Robertson - The Athole Collection (1884) K:C G|c>BA>G A>c E2|G>AG>E G2 GA/B/|c>BA>G A>c E2|DDE>G A2A:| |:E|G<c c>d c>dc>B|A<d d<c d2 c>d|e>dc>B c>BA>G|(3ABc (3Bcd c2c:||

X:1 T:Untitled N:c.f. Calder Fair, Cawdor Fair, Do boys do, Song of Sixpence M:C L:1/8 B:Stephen Grier music manuscript collection (Book 3, c. 1883, No. 151, p. 50) B: N:Stephen Grier (c. 1824-1894) was a piper and fiddler from N:Newpark, Bohey, Gortletteragh, south Co. Leitrim. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G de/f/|gfed g2B2|dedB d2 ef|gfed g2B2|A2 Bd e2 ef| gfed g2B2|dedB d2 ef|gfed g2B2|A2 Bd e2|| |:dggg g2g2|faaa a2a2|bagf gfed|egfa g2:|