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 Theme code Index    5311 131H3
 Also known as    Daintie Davy, Dainty Davie Was a Lad, Rantin' Rovin' Robin
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece, Highland, March/Marche, Reel (single/double), Strathspey
 Key/Tonic of    F
 Accidental    1 flat
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 History    
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    David Young
 Book/Manuscript title    The MacFarlan Manuscript
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 1
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1740
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X:1 T:Daintie Davie M:C| L:1/8 R:Air B:Oswald – Caledonian Pocket Companion, Book V (1760, p. 22) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:F f2|c3B A2 (GA)|TF2 (ED) F4|F2 c2 (AB) c2|F2c2A2f2|Tc3B A2 (GA)| TF2 (ED) F4|(fe)(fg) (ag)(fe)|d4 f4:||:(fg)(ag) (fg)(ag)|(fg)(ab) a2 (gf)| (ef)(gf) (ef)(gf)|(ef)(ga) g2 (fe)|f3g a2 (ga)|(ba)(gf) Te2 (d^c)|(de)(fg) (ag)(fe)|d4 f4:| |:c2 c4 B2|A2 A4G2|F2 Ac f2 cf|a2 (.b.a .g.f.e.d)|c2 c4 B2| A2 A4 G2|F2f2 {f}e2 (d^c)|d4 f4:||:(fg) a2 F2a2|F2 a4 (gf)| (ef)g2 E2g2|E2g4 (fe)|(fg) a2F2a2|E2g2 ^c2 BA|(ag)(fe) (dc)(Ac)|d4 {e}f4:| |:cB A4 G2|TF2 (ED) F3G|Ac f2 cf a2|Ac f2 cf a2|(.g.f.e.d .c.B.A.G)| TF2 (ED) F2 a2|d2b2 (ag)(fe)|d4 f4:||:fg a4 a2|a2 ga bagf|ef g4 (g2| g2) fg (ag)(fe)|d2 (ef) e2 (fg)|f2 (ga) T^c2 (BA)|(de)(fg) (ag)(fe)|d4 {de}f4:|]

X:1 T:Dainty Davie M:C| L:1/8 Q:"Brisk" S:McGibbon - Scots Tunes, book III, p. 72 (c. 1762) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:F f2 | c3BA2 GA | (GF)(ED) F4 | F2 c2 ABcA | F2c2A2f2 | c3B A2GA | (GF)(ED) F4 | F2f2 gfef | !trill!d4f2 :| |: c2 | f2a2 (fg)a2 | (fgab) a2 (gf) | e2g2c2g2 | (efga) g2 (fe) | f3ga2ga | Bagf !trill!e2 dc | defg (ag)!trill!(fe) | !trill!d4f2 :| |: f2 | c>dcB ABGA | (GF)(ED) F2 AG | F2c2 ABcA | FcBc Afef | (dc)(BA) (BA)(GA) | (GF)(ED) F2 de | f2 gf egfe | !trill!d4f2 :| |: c2 | fgag fgag | fgab a2 !trill!(gf) | (ec)(gc) (ac)(gc) | efga gfge | fefg afga | (b/a/g) (a/g/f) edec | defg agfe | !trill!d4f2 :|

X:2 T:Dainty Davy M:C L:1/8 N:mis-numbered as 183 in Thompson 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:Dmin f2|c3BA2G2|F2ED F4|F2c2 (Ac)(cA)|F2c2A2f2| c3BA2G2|F2(ED) F3e|(fe)(fd) e2 (d^c)|d4 d2:| |:e2|fg a2 fg a2|fg a2-a2 gf|efg2 efg2|ef g2-g2 fe| fga2 fga2|fg a2-a2 gf|(gf)(ed) e2 (d^c)|d4 d2:||

X:3 T:Dainty Davie M:C L:1/8 R:Country Dance Tune B:Aird – Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 1 (1782, No. 132, p. 46) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G g|d3c B2 AB|AGFE G4|G2d2 BcdB|G2d2B2g2| d3c B2AB|AGFE G4|G2g2 agfg|Te4 g2:| |:d2|g2b2 gab2|g(abc') b2 ag|f2a2d2a2|f(gab) a2 gf| g3 a b2 ab|c'bag Tf2 ed|efga bagf|Te4 g2:|]

X:4 T:Dainty Davie M:C L:1/8 B:The Calvert Collection (1799) - Page 14 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:F f|cA TAG/A/ FD ~F2|Fc A/B/c/A/ FcAf|cA TAG/A/ FD ~F2| [1f/e/f/g/ a/g/f/e/ d/c/d/e/ f/e/f/d/:|2 f/e/f/g/ a/g/f/e/ d/c/d/e/ f/e/f/g/|| fafa fa ag/f/|ec gc eg gf/e/|fa ag/f/ eg gf/e/|d/e/f/g/ a/g/f/e/ Td/c/d/e/ f/e/f/g/| [cf][fa] [cf][fa] [cf][fa] [ca]g/f/|ec [eg]c e[eg] [eg]f/e/| f/g/a/b/ [fa]g/f/ e/f/g/a/ [eg]f/e/|d/e/f/g/ a/g/f/e/ Td/c/d/e/ f/e/f/d/|]

X:1 T:Dainty Davie, with Variations M:C L:1/8 C:"by Mr. Stewart." B:Mulhollan - Selection of Irish and Scots Tunes (Edinburgh, 1804, p. 19) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:F f|:c>B A(G/A/) (G/F/E/D/) F2|FcA>B F>cA>f|Tc>B AG/A/ (G/F/E/D/) F2| df e(d/c/) d2f2::f>af>a f a2 (g/f/)|egcg (e/f/g/a/) g(f/e/)| f a2 (g/f/) g>f ed/c/|df Ted/c/ {c}d2f2::(c/d/)(B/c/) (A/B/)(G/A/) (G/F/)(E/D/) TF2| Fc A/B/c/A/ Fc A/B/c/f/|(c/d/)(B/c/) (A/B/)(G/A/) (G/F/)(E/D/) EC|c/d/f/g/ a/g/f/e/ {e}d2f2:| |:f/g/a f/g/a f/g/a/b/ (ag/f/)|e/f/g/c/ a/c/g/c/ e/f/g/a/ gf/e/|(f/g/a) a(g/a/) b/a/g/f/ f/e/d/c/| d/e/f/g/ a/g/f/e/ d2 f2::(d/c/B/A/) (B/A/)(G/F/) G/F/E/D/ F2|(F/c/)(A/c/) (F/c/A/c/) (f/c/A/c/) (F/c/A/c/)| (.f/.d/.c/.B/ .A/.G/.F/.E/ .D/.C/.B,/.A,/ G,2)|c/d/e/f/a/ g/e/d/c/ {c}d2 f2:| |:(f/a/g/a/) (f/a/g/a/) (f/a/g/b/) a(g/f/)|(e/c/B/c/) (g/c/B/c/) (e/f/g/a/) g(f/e/)| (f/e/f/g/) (a/g/a/f/) b/g/a/f/ f/d/e/c/|d/e/f/(a/ g/f/e/)c/ {c}d2f2:| |:d/c/B/A/ f/d/c/B/ (A/4B/4c/) F/c/ A/f/c/F/|B/G/B/a/ g/f/e/d/ g/f/e/d/ c/d/e/c/| f/D/F/A/ B/G/A/F/ (BAB).c|(c/d/f/a/) g/f/e/g/ d2f2::FaFa a/g/f/a/ g/f/e/g/| EgEg g/f/e/g/ f/e/d/e/|FaGb (a/f/)(g/e/) (f/d/)(e/c/)|d/e/f/g/ a/g/f/e/ d2f2:|]

X:1 T:Dainty Davie M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Country Dance Tune Q:”Quick” B:Archibald Duff – A Choice Selection of Minuets, Favourite Airs, Hornpipes, Waltzs &c. B:Book First (Edinburgh, c. 1812, p. 7) B: https://digital.nls.uk/special-collections-of-printed-music/archive/105810922 N:Archibald Duff (c. 1770-c. 1840?) was a musician (along with his brother Charles) and dancing N:master, of Montrose and Aberdeen, and is recorded as being a Professor of Music residing at N:Clayills Cottage, Aberdeen in 1837. N:The volume is dedicated to Lady Mary Ramsay of Balmain Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:F f|c>B AG|FD TF2|(F<c)A<c|F<cA<f|c>B AG|FD F2 Ff-e.c|d2f:| c|f<af<a|fa_a.g/.f/|e<gc<g|e<g- g.f/.f/|f<a f<a|f<a- a.g/.f/| ec (a/g/).f/.e/|d2 f>c|(f/g/).a/.g/|(f/g/).a/.g/|(f/g/).a/.b/ (b/a/).g/.f/| (e/c/)(g/c/) (a/c/)(g/c/)|(e/f/).g/.a/ (a/g/).f/.e/ |(f/e/).f/.g/ (a/f/).g/.a/| (b/a/).g/.f/ (fe/).d/c./|(d/e/).f/.g/ (a/g/).f/.e/|d2f2||

X:4 T:Dainty Davy (Old Scotch) M:C L:1/8 Q:"Allegretto" B:Wilson - Companion to the Ball Room (1816, p. 39) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G g2|d3c B2A2|AGFG E2z2|G2d2 BcdB|G2d2B2g2| d3c B2A2|AGFG E2B2|e3f gfe^d|e3f g2:| |:d2|g2b2g2b2|g2b2b2 ag|f2a2f2a2|f2 a2a2 gf| g3a b2 ab|c'bag gfe^d|e3f gfe^d |e3f g2:|]

X:5 T:Dainty Davie M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel S:William Mackie ms. (early 19th cent. small-pipes ms. from Aberdeen) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G g|{e}d>c {c}B>A GE G2|Ge (Bc)dB GdBg|{e}d>c {c}B>A GE G2|ga b/a/g/f/e/ g:| |:d|gbgb gb b(a/g/)|fada fa a(g/f/)|gbgb gb b(a/g/)|f>d b/a/.f/.f/ e2 g>d| gbgb gb ba/g/|fada fa {b}b(g/f/)|g>a ba/b/ (c/b/)(a/g/) (g/f/)(e/d/)|efga b/a/g/f e>f g|| a|{b}bBBA GE G2|Bd (B/c/).d/.B/ .A.dB.g|{e}d>cB>A GE G(g/a/)|(3bge (3gf^d e2 g:| |:d|gbgb gb ba/g/|fada fa a(g/f/)|gbgb gb ba/g/|fd (b/a/)./g./f e2 g>d| gbgb gb ba/g/|fada fa {g}a(g/f)|g>a b(a/b/) (c'/b/)(a/g/) (g/f/)(e/d/)|(e/f/)(g/a/) (b/a/)(g/f/) e>fg:||

X:6 T:Dainty Davie M:C L:1/8 R:Strathspey B:Stewart-Robertson - The Athole Collection (1884) K:F d|c>BA>G F<D F2|F>c A/B/c/A/ f>cA>f|c>BA>G F<D F2|f>g a/g/f/e/ d>ef:| |:c|f<af<a f<a ag/f/|e<g c>g e<g gf/e/|1 f<af<a f<a ag/f/| e>c a/g/f/e/ d>ef:|2 f>ga>g g>fe>c|d>e a/g/f/e/ d>ef|]

X:7 T:Dainty Davy was a Lad M:C L:1/8 S:Joyce - Old Irish Folk Music and Songs (1909) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G d>cBA GEE>D|GBBd GBB>d|d>cBA GEE>D|GBBd GBB>f| gefd e2d2||gbef gbba/g/|fbd>e faa g/f/|gbbg faaf|gefd e2e2|]