Contrivance (The)

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 Theme code Index    356L6L 5L57L2
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    Biography:John MacDonald of Dundee
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    3 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    6/8
 History    SCOTLAND(Perth and Kinross)
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    John Bowie
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:A Collection of Strathspey Reels and Country Dances etc.
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 12
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1789
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Contrivance, The M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig Q:"Slow" B:John Bowie – “Collection of strathspey reels & country dances &c.” B:(Edinburgh, c. 1789, p. 12) F: Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:A V:1 (A/B/)|{AB}c>Bc {c}ecA|TF>EF F2E|EAc (f/e/).d/.c/.B/.A/|{A}GBB B2 A/B/| {AB}c>Bc ecA|F>EF F2E|e/d/c/d/e/f/ ecTB/A/|{E}FAA A2:| |:c/d/|efg a3|(a/g/a/b/)a/g/ (f/e/).d/.c/.B/.A/|(d/c/d/)f/B/d/ (c/B/c/)e/A/c/|{A}GBB B2 (c/d/)| efg a3|(a/g/a/b/)a/g/ (f/e/).d/.c/.B/.A/|(d/c/d/)e/f/d/ ecTB/A/|{E}FAA A2:| V:2 clef = bass z|A,,2A, CA,C|D2D A,2A,,|C2A, D2D,|E,E,E, E,2z| A,,2A, C,A,C,|D,2D, A,2A,,|C/B,/A,/B,/C/D/ CA,C|DCA, A,,2:| |:z|A,,D,E, F,E,D,|C,3 D,2E,|F,2D, E,2C,|B,,E,E, E,2z| A,DE FED|C3 (D/C/)(B,/A,/).G,/.A,/|B,>CD CA,C|DCA, A,,2:|

X:1 T:Contrivance, The M:6/8 L:1/8 Q:"Very Slow" B:Gow - Sixth Collection of Strathspey Reels (1822) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:A A/B/|{d}c>Bc (ec)A|F>EF ~F2E|(EA).c e(d/c/)(B/A/)|GBB B2 A/B/|{d}c>Bc ecA| !trill!F>EF F2E|(e/d/)(c/d/)(e/f/) (ec) B/A/|{^E}(FA)A A2::c/d/|(ef).g a3|(a/g/)(a/b/)(a/g/) (f/e/)(d/c/)(B/A/)| (d/c/)(d/f/)(B/d/) (c/B/c/)(e/A/c/)|GBB B2 c/d/|(ef)g a3|(a/g/a/b/a/g/) (f/e/)(d/c/)(B/A/)|(d/c/)(d/e/)(f/d/) (ec) B/A/|(FA).A A2:||