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 Theme code Index    3L13L 3L4L2L
 Also known as    Droun Drowth, Drouth, Drown Drought, Give Us a Drink of Water (1), Doon da Rooth, Drought (The)
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England, Scotland
 Genre/Style    English, Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Triple Hornpipe
 Key/Tonic of    B
 Accidental    2 flats
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    3/2, 9/8
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    John Walsh
 Book/Manuscript title    Caledonian Country Dances
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 13
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1731
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
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 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Drown Drowth M:9/8 L:1/8 R:Country Dance B:John Walsh - Caledonian Country Dances (1731, p. 13) N:"London. Printed for and sold by J. Walsh, Music Printer and Instrument maker N:to his Majesty, at ye Harp & Hoboy in Catherine Street the Strand." N:A handwritten note above the tune says: "An earlier name for The Perth N:Stormes(?) Dance" Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Bb E|D/E/FD BFE D2B,|D/E/FD ECC C2E|D/E/FD Bcd D2B,|D/E/FE DB,B, B,2:| |:F|BcB dBg fdB|A2F A/B/cc c2F|B>cd/e/ fga bag|fbd TdcB B2:|]

X:1 T:Drouth M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig B:David Young – Drummond Castle/Duke of Perth Manuscript (1734, No. 22) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Bb F|(D/E/F)D (BF)E|TD2B, (D/E/F)D|ECC C2F|(D/E/F)D Bcd| TD2B, (D/E/F)C|DB,B,B B,2:||:F|BcB dBg|fdB TA2F| (A/B/c)c Tc2F|Bcd fga|bag fbd|Tc2B B2:|]

X:2 T:Drown Drowth M:9/8 L:1/8 R:Country Dance B:Wright's Compleat Collection of Celebrated Country Dances (1740, p. 61) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Bb E|(D/E/F)D BFE D2B,|(D/E/F)D ECC C2E|(D/E/F)D Bcd D2B,|(D/E/F)E DB,B, B,2:| |:F|BdB dBg fdB|A2F BA/B/cc c2F|B>cd/e/ fga bag|fbd dcB B2:||

X:3 T:Drown Drowth M:9/8 L:1/8 R:Country Dance B:John Walsh - Caledonian Country Dances (London, c. 1745 , p. 13) N:Published in several volumes and editions 1731-c. 1745 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Bb E|D/E/FD AFE D2B,|D/E/FD ECC C2E|D/E/FD Bcd D2B,|D/E/FE DB,B, B,2|| F|BcB dBg fdB|A2F A/B/cc c2F|B>cd/e/ fga bag|fbd TdcB B2||

X:4 T:Drown Drowth M:9/8 L:1/8 R:Jig S:Bremner - Scots Reels (1757) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Bb F|(D/E/F)D BFE TD2 B,|(D/E/F)D ECC C2F|(D/E/F)D B>cd TD2 B,|(D/E/F)C DB,B, B2 :| |: F | BcB fdg fdB |TA2F (A/B/c)c c2d |Bcd fga bag|fbd Tc2B B2 :|

X:1 T:Drouth M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Air Q:"Brisk" B:James Oswald – Caledonian Pocket Companion, vol. 1 (1760, p. 33) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D A|(F/G/A)F d2A|TF2D (F/G/A)F|(GE)E E2A|(F/G/A)F def|TF2D (FB)A|FDD D2:| |:A|(de)d (af)b|(af)d Tc2A|(c/d/e)e e2A|(de)d (ab)c'|(d'c')b (af)d'|Te2d d2:|]

X:4 T:Drouth, The M:9/8 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:Bb F|(D/E/F)D (BFE) D2B,|(D/E/F)D ECC C2F|(D/E/F)D (BFE) D2B,|(D/E/F)E DB,B, B,2:| |:F|B>cB dBg f(e/d/c/B/)|A2F (A/B/c)c c2F|B>cd/e/ fga bag|(fb)B !trill!c2B B2:||

X:5 T:Drown Drowth M:9/8 L:1/8 R:Country Dance B:James Aird – Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 3 (Glasgow, 1788, No. 501, p. 192) N:”Humbly dedicated to the Volunteers and Defensive Bands of Great Britain and Ireland” Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D A|(F/G/A).F dAG F2D|(F/G/A).F GEE E2G|(F/G/A).F def F2D|(F/G/A).E FDD D2:| |:A|ded afb afd|Tc2A (c/d/e).e e2f|ded abc' d'c'b|afd' Te2d d2:|]

X:6 T:Drown Drouth S:Petrie's Collection of Strathspey Reels and Country Dances &c., 1790 Z:Steve Wyrick <sjwyrick'at'astound'dot'net>, 3/20/04 N:Petrie's First Collection, page 21 L:1/8 M:6/8 R:3/2 Hornpipe K:Bb F | (D/E/FD) BFE | D2B, (D/E/FD) | ECC C2E | DEF (B/A/B/c/)d | D2B, (D/E/F)C | DB,B, B,2 :: F | B>cB def | fdB A2F | (A/B/c)c c2A | B>cB fga | b>ag f>ed | TcBc B2"^Fine" :| %In my opinion this tune should be notated in 3/2! -SW

X:7 T:Drown Drowth (Scotch) M:9/8 L:1/8 R:Slip Jig Q:"Allegretto" B:Thomas Wilson - A Companion to the Ball Room (London, 1816, p. 27) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Bb F|D/E/FD BFE D2B,|D/E/FD ECC C2F|D/E/FD Bcd D2B,|D/E/FC DB,B, B,2:| |:F|BdB edg fdB|A2F A/B/cc c2d|Bcd fga bag|dbd c2B B2:|]