Comin' Thro' the Rye (1)

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 Theme code Index    552H2H 561H1H
 Also known as    Ag Teacht tríd an Seagal, Gin a Body Meet a Body, Miller's Daughter (1) (The), Rye Waltz, Jenny is a wet poor Body
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland, Ireland
 Genre/Style    Irish, Scottish, Shetland/Orkney
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece, Country Dance, Slide, Strathspey
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/4
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:James S. Kerr
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Merry Melodies vol. 3
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 370, p. 41
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1880's
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
Comin' Thro' the Rye

Played by: Chris Burgmann
Source: Soundcloud
Image: The ford across the Rye Water in Drakemyre, Dalry
 Score   (1)   
Coming through the Raye

X:1 T:Coming through the Raye [1], a Strathspey M:C L:1/16 R:Strathspey B:Robert Petrie - Third Collection of Strathspey Reels (1802, p. 11) N:Dedicated to Francis Garden Esq. Junior of Troup by N:Robert Petrie at Kirkmichael. Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Eb V:1 clef=treble name="1." [V:1] B,2|E3EE3G TF3EFG3|EE3E3G [G6B6]e2|EE3E3G F3EF3G|EC3TC3B, [G,6E6]B,2| EE3E3G TF3EFG3|EE3E3G [G6B6]e2|EE3E3G TF3EF3G|EC3C3B, [G6E6]|| c2|BG3GE3 GF3FG3|BG3GE3 [G6B6] e2|(cB)(AG) (AG)(FE) F3EFG3|EC3CB,3 [G6E6]c2| BG3GE3 GF3FG3|BG3GE3 [G6B6] e2|(cB)(AG) (AG)(FE) F3EFG3|EC3C3B, [G,6E6]||

X:2 T:Comin' thro' the Rye [1] M:C| L:1/8 R:Air S:John Rook music manuscript collection (Waverton, Cumbria, 1840, p. 165) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D V:1 clef=treble name="2." [V:1] A>A Af edef|A>ABA d4|A>A af edef|A>ABA d4:| |:a>f df edef|a>f d/e/f/a/ b3b|a>f g>e f>d ef|A>A BA d4:|]

X:3 T:Comin Thro' the Rye [1] M:C L:1/8 R:Strathspey S:Kerr - Merry Melodies, vol. 4, No. 5 (c. 1880's) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:A V:1 clef=treble name="3." [V:1] E<E E>c B>A B<c | E<E F>E A3F | E<E e>c B>A B>c |E<E F>E A3c :| |: e>cA>c B>A B<c | e>c (3Ace f3a | e>cd>B c>A B<c | E<E F>E A3c :|]

X:4 T:Comin' Thro' the Rye [1] M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Country Dance S:Kerr - Merry Melodies, vol. 3, No. 370 (c. 1880's) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D V:1 clef=treble name="4." [V:1] A<AAf | e>def | A>ABA | d3d | A>Aaf | e>def | A>ABA | (d2d)z :| |: a>fdf | e>def | a>f d(f/a/) | b3b | a>fg>e | fdef | A>ABA | (d2d)z :||

X:6 T:Comin' Thro' the Rye [1] M:12/8 L:1/8 R:Slide S:Breathnach - CRÉ V, No. 77 K:D V:1 clef=treble name="6." [V:1] B | ABA A2f e2d e2f | A2A BAB d3 d2B | ABA a2f e2d e2f | A2A BAB d3 d2f || a2f d2f e2d e2f | a2f dfa b3b3 | a2f g2e fed e2f | A2A BAB d3 d2 ||

X:7 T:Jenny is a wet poor Body M:C| L:1/8 R:Air V:1 clef=treble name="7." [V:1] N:A precursor version of "Coming through the Rye [1]" S:John Sutherland manuscript collection, "Music for the Bagpipe" (late 18th century) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Ddor V:1 clef=treble name="7." [V:1] B|D/D/D E>G A>GEG|D/D/ E>G c3e|Bdg>B A>GEG|D/D/D E>G A3:| |:B|c>AB>G AGEB|c>Bc>d efge|dBg>B A>GEG|D/D/D E>G A3B| c>dB>g A>GEB|c>Bc>d efge|d>cB>A A>GE>GD/D/D E>G A3:|]

X:8 T:Comin' thro' the Rye M:C L:1/16 R:Highland Fling B:Robbins Collection of 200 Jigs, Reels and Country Dances (NY, 1933, No. 59, p. 19) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G V:1 clef=treble name="8." [V:1] D3D DB3 A3G AB3|DD3 E3D G4z4|D3D d3B A3G AB3|D3D E3D G4z4| d3BG3B A3G AB3|d3B c3d e4e4|d3Bc3A B3G AB3|DD3 E3D G4z4||