Duke of Gordon's Birthday (The)

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 Theme code Index    1111 51H22
 Also known as    Boston O'Connor, Casey's Pig, Duke of Gordon (2)
 Composer/Core Source    William Marshall
 Region    Scotland, Canada
 Genre/Style    Cape Breton/PEI, Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Fling, Strathspey
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 History    CANADA(Maritimes/English)
 Structure    AA'BBCC
 Editor/Compiler    William Marshall
 Book/Manuscript title    1781 Collection
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 Year of publication/Date of MS    1781
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 Score   (1)   





X:1 T:Duke of Gordon’s Birth Day, The M:C L:1/8 R:Reel B:Joshua Campbell – A Collection of New Reels & Highland Strathspeys (Glasgow, 1789, p. 47) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G G>DG>B G>DG>B|d>Bg>B A/A/A A2|G>DGB G>BG>E|TD>CB,>A, G,/G,/G, G,2:| (g>ab)g d/d/d d2|(g>ab)g e/e/e e2|g<be<g d<gB<g|T(A>GA)B G/G/G G2| (g>ab)g d/d/d d2|(g>ab)g e/e/e e2|ga/b/ ef/g/ dg/g/ Bg/g/|(A>GA)B G/G/G/ G2||

X:1 T:Duke of Gordon’s Birth Day M:G L:1/16 R:Strathspey B:Aird – Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 4 (1796, No. 1, p. 1) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G G3DGB3 G3DGB3|dB3g3B AAA2 A4|GD3GB3 GD3GB3|d3cB3A GGG2 G4:| |:[G,2D2B2g2]a2 b3g ddd2 d4|[G,2D2B2g2]a2 b3g eee2 e4|gb3 eg3 db3 Bg3|TA3GAB3 GGG2 G4:||

X:2 T:Duke of Gordon's Birthday M:C| L:1/8 R:Pipe Strathspey S:Robert Millar music manuscript collection (1820) S:"As played by J. Buchannan Piper to the Marquis of Huntly" N:Millar was a Highland piper "Forfar Reg. and Piper to the Aberdeen Highland Society" Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:A A>AA>c A>AA>c|e>ca>c B>B B2|A>AA>c A>AA>c|e>dc>B A>A A2:| |:a>ca>c e>e e>f|a>ga>e f>f f2|a2 f<a e<a c>A|TB>AB>c A>A A2| a>ca>c e>e e>f|a>ga>e f>f Tf2|a2 f<a e<a c<a|B>AB>c A<A A2:||

X:1 T:Untitled N:Identified by Fr. John Quinn and Conor Ward as a version of N:Duke of Gordon’s Birthday M:C L:1/8 R:Reel B:Stephen Grier music manuscript collection (Book 2, c. 1883, No. 266, p. 56) B: http://grier.itma.ie/book-two#?c=0&m=0&s=0&cv=55&z=153.0948%2C223.0376%2C2795.8207%2C1132.9599 N:Stephen Grier (c. 1824-1894) was a piper and fiddler from N:Newpark, Bohey, Gortletteragh, south Co. Leitrim. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G GDGB GDGB|g2 dB BAAB|GDGB GDGB|gedB G2 G2:| |:g2 bg d2d2|gabg e2e2|gbeg dgBd|AGAB G2 G2:|]

X:3 T:Duke of Gordon's Birthday, The M:C L:1/8 R:Strathspey B:Stewart-Robertson - The Athole Collection (1884) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G B|G>DG>B G>D G<B|d>Bd>B A/A/A A>B|G>DG>B G>DG>B||1 d>cB>A G/G/G G:|2 D>CB,>A, G,/G,/G, G|| |:d|g>ab>g d/d/d d2|g>ab>g e/e/e e>f|g<be<g d<gB<g|A>GA>B G/G/G G:| |:D|G>DG>D G>DG>B|d>Bg>B A/A/A AB/A/|G>EG>B G>D E/E/E| D>CB,>A, G,/G,/G, G,:||

X:1 T:Duke of Gordon (2) M:C L:1/8 R:Highland Fling B:Lees - The Balmoral Reel Book (c. 1910, p. 17) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G |:G>DG>B G>DG>B|(d<B) g>B A<A A2|D>GD>B G>DG>B|D>C B,>A, G,<G, G,2:| |:g>g b>g d<d d2|g<gb>g e<e e>f|(g<b) (e<g) (d<g) (B<g)|G>AG>B G<G [G,2G2]:|