Fir Tree (The)

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 Theme code Index    311H7b 27bL7b2
 Also known as    Becky Murray, Mr. David Skene's Reell, Up in the Air (2)
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England, Scotland
 Genre/Style    Northumbrian/Borders, Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double), Strathspey
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 History    ENGLAND(North East)
 Structure    AB
 Editor/Compiler    Robert Bremner
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Scots Reels
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 38
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1757
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
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 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Fir Tree (The) M: L:1/8 S:William Vickers' 1770 music manuscript collection (Northumberland) K:D A/G/|F2 DB/c/ d>AB>G|E2 CA/B/ cGEA|F2 DB/c/ dABG|FDAc d2d:| |:f|d/d/d fd gefd|e/e/e ge gece|d>ef>g a>ba>f|geaf d/d/d df| d/d/d fd gefd|e/e/e gege cf/g/|a>fg>e f>de>c|BAdA FDD:||

X:1 T:Fir Tree, The M:C L:1/8 R:Strathspey B:Cumming - Collection of Strathspey or Old Highland Reels (1782, No. 2, p. 1) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D A|TF2 DB/c/ d>(BB>G)|TE2 CA/B/ =c>GE>A|TF2 DB/c/ d>AB>G| TF2 DB/c/ d>Ad>G|TF2 DB/c/ d/c/B/A/ B/A/G/F/|TE2 CA/B/ =c>GE>A| TF2 DB/c/ d>AB>G|F2 D2 d>d d||f|d/d/d f>d g>e f>e| ee/e/ g>e g>ec>e|d>ef>g a>ba>f|g>ea>g f>ed>f|d/d/ f>d g>ef>d| e/e/e g>e g>e =cf/g/|a>fg>e f>d e>c|B/A/B/c/ d/c/B/A/ F>E D||

X:1 T:Fir Tree, The M:C L:1/8 R:Strathspey Q:"Slowly" B:Davie's Caledonian Repository (Aberdeen, 1829-30, p. 5) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D A/|{G}F2 DB/c/ d>A=c>G|{=F}E2 =C>E c>GE>G|{G}^F2 DB/^c/ d>AB>G| {G}F2 DB/c/ d/c/B/A/ d<f|{G}F2 DB/c/ d>A=c>G|{=F}E2 =C>E c>GE>G| D>E^F>G A>dA>F|G>EA>G F<D D>||f|d/d/d f>d g>ef>d e/e/e f>d g>e=c>e|

d/d/d f>d g>ef>d|e/e/e a>g f

f|d/d/d f>d (g>e)f>d| e/e/e f>d (g>e)=c>e|d>ef>g a>ba>f|g>e a/g/f/e/ f<d d|] X:4 T:Fir Tree. Roose.0363, The B:Roose MS, 1850 Z:Village Music Project 2019 John Adams Q:1/2=50 M:C L:1/8 K:D A|{G}F2DB/c/ d>A=c>G|eECE c>GE>A|{G}F2DB/c/ d>AB>A|{G}F2DB/c/ (d/c/B/A/) d>A| {G}F2DB/c/ d>A=c>G|{F}E2 =C>E c>GE>G|D>EF>G A>cA>F|G<EA>G FDD:| |:f| d/d/d f>d g>ef>d | e/e/e f>d g>ef>d|d/d/d f>d g>ef>d|e/e/e ag fddf| d/d/df>d g>ef>d|e/e/e f>d g>ec>e|d>ef>g a<ba>f|g>e (a/g/f/e/) fddx:| X:1 T:Fir Tree, The M:C L:1/8 R:Strathspey S:MacDonald - Skye Collection (1887) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D A|F2 DB/c/ d>A=c>G|E2 =C>E =c>GE>A|F2 DB/c/ d>AG>A| F2 DB/c/ e/d/B/A/ d>f|F2 DB/c/ d>A=c>G|E2 =C>E =c>GE>G| D>EF>G A<d A>F|G<E A>G FDD||f|d/d/d f>d g>ef>d| e/e/e fd>g>e=ce|d/d/d f>d g>ef>d|e/e/e ~a>g f>d d<f| d/d/d f>d g>ef>d|e/e/e f>d g>e=ce|d>ef>g a>ba>f|g>e a/g/f/e/ fdd||