Crieff Fair (1)

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 Theme code Index    5553b 7b7b7b7b
 Also known as    Crief Fair
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double), Strathspey
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    1 flat
 Mode    Aeolian (minor)
 Time signature    4/4
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Robert Bremner
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Scots Reels
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 69
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1757
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:3 T:Crief Fair [1] M:C L:1/8 R:Reel S:Bremner - Scots Reels (1757) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Dmin A>BAG FG A2 | c(d!trill!cA) cd!trill!cB | ABAG FGAc | fde^c d/d/d d2 :| |: defg afge | fdcA FGAc | defg afge | fde^c d/d/d d2 | defg afge | fdcA FGAc | AcFc A/A/A ag | fde^c d/d/d d2 :|

X:1 T:Creef Fair. JBa.84 T:Crieff Fair [1],aka. JBa.84 M:C| L:1/8 Q:1/2=80 S:Joseph Barnes MS,Carlisle,1762. R:.reel O:England A:Carlisle N:The tune above this one is in F major, and ‘Crief Fair’ in J. Aird N:Vol 3. Pub in the 1780’s is in D minor..CGr. Z:vmp.C.Graebe. K:D minor %“_No key/time sig,see note” AB AG FG A2 | (cdcA) (cd) cA |ABAG FG Ac |fd ec d/d/d d2 ||! defg af ge | fdcA FGAc | defg afge | fdec d/d/d d2 |! defg afge | fdcA FGAc | AcFc A/A/A ag | fdec d/d/d d2 |]

X:1 T:Crief Fair [1] M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel B:James Aird – Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 3 (Glasgow, 1788, No. 506, p. 194) N:”Humbly dedicated to the Volunteers and Defensive Bands of Great Britain and Ireland” Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Dmin (ABA).G (FGA).B|cdcA cdcB|(ABA).G FGAg|fde^c d/d/d d2:| |:(def).g (af)(ge)|fTdcA FGAc|defg afge|fdec d/d/d d2| defg afge|fTdcA FGAc|A/B/c Fc A(bag)|fde^c d/d/d d2:|]

X:2 T:Crieff Fair [1] M:C L:1/8 R:Strathspey B:Stewart-Robertson - The Athole Collection (1884) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Dmin A>BA>G A2 F>G|c>dc>A c>dc>A|A>BA>G F>G A2|f>de>^c d/d/d d2:| d>ef>g a>fg>e|f>dc>A F>GA>c|d>ef>g a>fg>e|f>de>^c d/d/d d>f| d>ef>g a>fg>e|f>dc>A F>GA>F|A>cF>A A/A/A a>g|f>de>^c d/d/d d2||