Drunken Wives of Fochabers (The)

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 Theme code Index    5L5L7bL2 113b2
 Also known as    Clare Reel (The), Clunie's Scotch Reel, Drunken Maids of Ardnaree (The), Miss Nicoll's Favourite, Scolding Wife (1) (The)
 Composer/Core Source    David Young
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Strathspey
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    2 flats
 Mode    Aeolian (minor)
 Time signature    4/4
 Structure    AAB, AABCCDE
 Editor/Compiler    David Young
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Drummond Castle Manuscript
 Tune and/or Page number    No .48
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1734
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
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 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Drunken Wives of Fochabers M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel B:David Young – Drummond Castle/Duke of Perth Manuscript (1734, No. 48) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Ddor A|D/D/D D2 F>GAF|G/G/G BG cABG|D/D/D D2 F>GAc|d/d/d cd AGG:| |f|d/d/d T(cA) f>gaf|d g2 g/a/ bgag|fdTcA f>gag|fdTcB AGG:|]

X:1 T:Drunken Wives of Fochabers, a Strathspey M:C L:1/8 R:Strathspey B:Joshua Campbell – A Collection of New Reels & Highland Strathspeys (Glasgow, 1789, p. 22) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Gdor A|D/D/D D2 F>GAF|G/G/G G>A TB>GAd|D/D/D (D>E) TF>GAc|d<fc<f TA>GG:| |:e|f>dc>A T(f>ga)f|g/g/g (g>a) b>ga>g|f>dTc>A f>g{fg}a>g|f>dTc>A TB>GGe| f>dTc>A (f/e/f/g/) a>f|g/g/g (g>a) {ga}b>ga>g|f>dTc>A f>g{fg}ag|f>dc>f TA>GG|| |:A|D/D/D (D>E) (F/E/F/G/) T(A/G/F/A/)|G/G/G (G>A) (B/A/B/c/) (d/B/A/G/)|D/D/D D>E (F/E/F/G/) (A/B/c/A/)|(d/f/e/f/) (a/f/c/f/) TA>GG:| e|(f/>e/f/d/) T(d/B/c/A/) (f/e/f/g/) (f/g/a/f/)|(g/d/)B/G/ (B/d/)g/a/ (b/a/g/a/) (g/a/b/g/)|(f/a/)f/c/ (A/c/)f/c/ T(f/e/f/g/) a>g|(f/c/)a/f/ d/c/B/A/ TB>GGe|| T(f/d/c/B/) (A/B/c/A/) (F/A/)c/f/ (c/f/)a/f/|T(g/^f/g/a/) (g/d/)B/d/ (G/B/)d/g/ (d/g/)b/g/|(f/e/f/d/) (c/B/A/B/) (c/d/e/f/) (g/a/b/g/)|a/f/g/d/ f/c/d/f/ T(A>G)G||

X:1 T:Drunken Wives of Fochabers, The M:C L:1/8 R:Strathspey B:Aird – Sixth and Last Volume of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs (1803, No. 8, p. 4) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Amin B|E/E/E E2 G>ABG|A/A/A A>B c>AB<e|E/E/E E2 G>AB>d|e>g e/d/c/B B<AA:| |:e|g>ed>B g>abg|a/a/a ab c'>aba|g>ed>B g>aba|g>edg B<AA:|]

X:1 T:Drunken Wives of Fochabers, The M:C| L:1/8 R: S:The Buttery Manuscript (c. 1784-1820, p. 824) N:John Buttery (1784-1854) joined the 34th Regiment in Lincoln, N:Lincolnshire, England, in 1797 and served as a fifer until discharged in N:1814. His large ms. contains marches, duty calls, dance tunes and airs. N:EASMES identifies this as the Fife MS. and suggests a date of 1780, see N: https://www.cdss.org/elibrary/Easmes/Index.htm Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Bmin B,/B,/B, B,C DEFD|E/E/E EF GEFB|B,/B,/B, B,C DFFA|BdAF E2E2:| B|dBAF defd|e/e/e ef gefe|dBAF defe|dBAF FEEc| dBAF defd|e/e/e ef gefe|dfBd ABdA|dBAF FEE||

X:1 T:Drunken Wives of Lochaber [sic], The M:C| L:1/8 R:Strathspey S:James Goodman (1828─1896) music manuscript collection, S:vol. 3, p. 166. Mid-19th century, County Cork Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Emin B|E>E E2 G>ABG|A<AA>B c>ABG|E>E E2 G>AB>d|e>gd>B A>A A:| |:e|g>edB g>abg|a<aa>b c'aba|g>edB g>aba|g>ed<B A<A A:|

X:0354 T:Drunken Wives of Fachabers. Roose.0354, The T:Drunken Wives of Fochabers. Roose.0354, The M:C L:1/8 Q:1/4=140 B:Roose MS, 1850 Z:Village Music Project, Peter Dunk 2019 K:G dorian % 1 flat |:A|D/D/D D2F>GA>F|G/G/G G>A B>GA>d|D/D/D D>E F>GA>c|d<fc<f AGG:| |:e|f>dc>A f>ga>f|g/g/g g>a b>ga>f|f>dc>A fg{fg}a>f|f>dc>A B>GG>e| f>dc>A f>ga>f|g/g/g g>a {ga}b>ga>g|f>dc>A fg{fg}a>f|f>dc>f AGG:|

X:1 T:Drunken Wives of Fochabers, The M:C L:1/8 R:Strathspey B:Stewart-Robertson - The Athole Collection (1884) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Gmin A|D/D/D D2 F>GA>F|G/G/G G>A B>GA>d|D/D/D D>E F>G A<c|d>fc>f A<GG:| =e | f>dc>A f>ga>g | g/g/g g>a b>ga>g | f>dc>A f<g a>g | f>dc>A B<G G>=e | f>dc>A f>ga>f | g/g/g g>a b>ga>g | f>dc>A f>ga>g | f<dc<f A>GG ||

X:2 T:Drunken Wives of Fochabers, The M:4/4 L:1/8 K:Dmin A|D/D/D D2 F>G AF|G/G/G G>A B>G A<d|D/D/D D2 F>GA>c|d>f d/c/B/A/ A<G G:| |:d|f>dc>A f>gaf|g/g/g ga b>gag|f>dc>A f>gag|f>dcf A<G G:||