Cock Up Your Beaver

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 Theme code Index    5324 5313
 Also known as    Cock Up Thy Beaver, Johnny Cock Thy Beaver, Watty's Away
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England, Scotland
 Genre/Style    English, Northumbrian/Borders, Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece, Jig/Quadrille
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    3/4
 Structure    AABBCCDD
 Editor/Compiler    William McGibbon
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Scots Tunes Book 3
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 49
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1746
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
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X:5 T:Cock up your Beaver M:6/4 L:1/8 R:Air Q:"Brisk" S:McGibbon - Scots Tunes, book II, p. 49 (c. 1746) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G g2 | d4 G2B3AG2 | A3BA2c4e2 | d4G2T(B3AB2) | G2g2d2B3cd2 | e3 def g2d2B2 | A3BA2c4g2 | d4 c2 (BcdcBA) | G2g2d2B4 :| |: D2 | G2g2d2 (Bcd2)B2 | A2a2A2 Tc4BA | G2g2d2 (Bcd2)B2 | G2g2d2 (BABc)dB | (cBc)(def) g2G2B2 | A2a2A2 cBcdef | g2(agfe) d2 (Bcd)B | G2g2d2B4 :| |: D2 | G2(Bcd2) d2 (Bcd2) | A2 ABcA Tc4e2 | (dcBAB)G (BAB)cdB | G2g2d2BABcdB | (cBc)def g2d2B2 | A3BA2 Tc4e2 | dcdedc BcdcBA | G2g2d2B4:| |: D2 | G2g2d2 BABcdB | A2a2A2 Tc4 (BA) | G2g2d2 | BABcdB | G2 (efg)d BABcdB | cBcdef gfefgB | A2a2A2 cBcdef | gfefge dcBcdB | G2g2d2B4:||

X:3 T:Johnny cock thy Beaver M:6/4 L:1/8 B:Thompson's Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 2 (London, 1765) Z:Transcribed and edited by Fynn Titford-Mock, 2007 Z:abc's:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:F d2|c4F2 A3GF2|G2A2G2 B4d2|c4F2 A3GA2|F2f2c2 A2B2c2| d2c2d2 f2c2A2|G2A2G2 B4d2|c4F2 A4G2|(F2f2)c2 A4F2|| (F2f2)c2 ABc2A2|(G2g2)d2 B4G2|(F2f2)c2 ABc2A2|(F2f2)c2 A3Bc2| BA Bcde f3FA2|G2A2G2 B4f2|c4B2 A4G2|(F2f2)c2 A4F2:||

X:2 T:Cock up they Beaver M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig S:William Vickers' music manuscript copybook, p. 134 (1770) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:C g2g afg|cec e2A|g2g ag/f/ a|dfd f2A| g2g ag/f/g|cec efg|faf ege|ded f2A:| |:gcc ecc|gcc e2A|gcc ecc|dfd e2A| gcc ecc|gcc efg|faf ege|ded f2A:| |:c2c ege|cec e2A|c2c ege|dfd f2A| c2c ege|cec efg|faf ege|ded f2A||

X:4 T:Cock up your Beaver M:6/8 L:1/8 Q:"Andante" B:Rober Riddell – Collection of Scotch Galwegian Border Tunes (1794) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:F d|c2F A>GF|G>AG TB2d|c2F AGA|Ffc ABc| dcd fcA|G>AG TB2d|c2F A2G|Ffc A2|| C|Ffc A/B/cA|Ggtd TB2G|Ffc A/B/cA|Ffc ABc| B/A/B/c/d/e/ fFA|GAG TB2f|c2B TA2G|Ffc A2|| C|cAF cA/B/c/A/|dBG d/c/B/A/G|cAF c/B/A/B/c/A/|c/B/A/B/c/A/ c/B/A/B/c/A/| d/c/B/c/d/B/ c/B/A/B/c/A/|G/F/G/A/B/c/ d2f|c>dB/c/ A>BG/A/|Ffc A2|| C|c/B/A/G/F c/B/A/G/F|d/c/B/A/G d/c/B/AG|c/B/A/G/F c/B/A/G/F|c/B/A/B/c/A/ c/B/A/G/A/B/| c/d/B/c/d/B/ c/B/A/B/c/A/|G/F/G/A/B/G/ B/A/B/c/d/f/|c/B/c/d/B/c/ A/B/c/A/B/G/|Ffc A3|| FFf FFf|GGg Tf2g|FFf AAf|fcd c/B/A/B/c/A/| B/A/B/c/d/e/ fFA|GgG B/A/B/c/d/e/|fg/f/e/d/ cd/c/B/A/|Ffc A2|| C|F>GA/B/ cd/c/B/A/|GAG B2D|F>GA/B/ cd/c/B/A/|cd/c/B/A/ cd/c/B/A/| Fg/f/e/d/ cd/c/B/A/|GBG B2d|{d}c2B {B}TA2G|Ffc A2|| C|F/E/F/G/A/B/ c/B/A/B/c/A/|G/F/G/A/B/c/ d/c/B/c/d/B/|F/E/F/G/A/B/ c/B/A/B/c/A/|c/B/A/B/c/A/ c/B/A/B/c/A/| d/c/B/c/d/B/ c/B/A/B/c/A/|G/F/G/A/B/c/ d/c/B/c/d/f/|c/B/c/d/B/c/ A/B/c/A/B/G/|Ffc A2|| "Very Plaintive"C|F3 A3|G>AG B2D|TF3 A3|Ffc ABc| dcd fcA|G>AG B2D|F3 A3|Ffc A2|| (3c/d/e/|.f/.e/.d/.c/.B/.A/ .d./c/.B/.A/.G/.F/|TG>AG B2 (3c/d/e/|.f/.e/.d/.c/.B/.A/ .d./c/.B/.A/.G/.F/|(C/F/)(A/F/)(c/F/) (d/c/).B/.A/.G/.F/| T(B/>A/B/).c/.d/.B/ .A/.f/.e/.f/.a/.f/|(G/>F/G/).A/.B/.c/ T(d/>^c/d/).e/.=f/.d/|.c/.a/.b/.g/.a/.f/ .f/.e/.d/.c/.f/.A/|F>GF A2||

X:1 T:Cock up your Beaver M:6/4 L:1/8 Q:"Not too fast" O:”Scottish air” B:Manson – Hamilton’s Universal Tune Book vol. 1 (1854, p. 96) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G e2|d d3 G2 B3A G2|A3B A2 c4e2|d d3 G3 B2A B2|G3g d2B3c d2| e3d (ef)g2 d2B2|A3B A2 c4e2|d4 c2 B3cA2|G2g2d2 B4d2:| |:G2g2d2B2d2B2|A3a A2 c4 BA|G2g2d2 B2d2B2|G2g2d2 B4d2| c3d (ef) g2d2B2|A3B A2 c4e2|g3f e2 d2B2d2|e2g2d2 B4 d2:|]

X:1 T:Cock Up Your Beaver M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig S:Howe - 1000 Jigs and Reels (c. 1867) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G g | d2G B>AG | A>BA c2e | d2G (B>AB) | Ggd B>cd | c/B/c/d/e/f/ gdB | A3 c2 e | d2 c BcA | Ggd B2 || d | Ggd (B/c/d)B | AaA c2A |Ggd (B/c/d)B |Ggd B/A/B/c/d/B/| c/B/c/d/e/f/ g/f/e/d/c/B/ | AaA c>de/f/ | g(a/g/).f/.e/ d(B/c/.d).B | Ggd B2 ||