For the Lack of Gold

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 Theme code Index    1151H 62H2H1H,
 Also known as    Banks of the Nile (The), For Lack of Gold She's Left Me, For lack o' Gould she left me, For the Sake of Gold
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:James Oswald
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Caledonian Pocket Companion Book 3
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 4
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1760
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:For lak of Gold I lost her M:C L:1/8 Q:"Brisk" B:Oswald - Caledonian Pocket Companion, Book 3 (1760, p. 4) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D FE|D3F ABdA|B2 e4 dB|d2 a2 fdbd|f2 a4d2| gaba fgaf|gfed e2 (d/e/f)|D3F ABdA|B2d4:| |:de|fdeB dABF|E2e4 fa|bafb adbd|f2a4d2| gaba fgaf|afed Te2 (d/e/f)|D3F ABdA|B2 d4:| P:Variations |:(FE)|D3F AFdA|B2e2 (fe)(dB)|(de)(fg) (af)(ed)|(fg)(ab) a2d2| gdbd fdad|bagf efde|fdef dBAF|A2d4:| |:(de)|f>d (e/d/B) d>A (B/A/F)|E2 (ef) e2 fa|(b/a/g) (f/e/d) (a/f/d) bd|(g/a/b) Gg (f/g/a) Fa| (b/g/e) (a/f/d) Te2 (d/e/f)|DEFG Afed|B2 (de) d2:| P:Giga M:6/8 L:1/8 (F/E/)|D2F (AF)D|E2e (ed)B|def afd|Tf2a afd| (g/a/b)g (f/g/a)f|Te2d ede|fed BAG|A2d d2:| |:e|fed BAF|E2e efa|baf afd|Tf2a afd| (g/f/g/a/)g (f/e/f/g/)f|afd Tede|fed BAF|A2d d2:|]

X:1 T:For the lack of Gold she left me M:C L:1/8 R:Air Q:"Lively" S:McGibbon - Scots Tunes, book III, pp. 90-91 (1762) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D (F>E) | D3F A>BdA | B2 (e>f) Te2 (d>B) | d2a2 (fa)(bd) | f2 (a>b) Ta2d2 | (g>ab)g (f>ga)f | (gf)T(ed) e2 (d/e/f) | D3F (A>B)dA | B2 (d>e) d2 :| |: d>e | fdeB dABF | E2 (e>f) e2 (fa) | bafb adbd | f2 (a>b) a2d2 | g>abg f>gaf | (gf)(ed) Te2 (d/e/f) | D3F ABdA | B2 (d>e)d2 :| |:T(F>E) | D3F (AB/c d/c/d/A/) | B2 (e>f) e2 (dB) | (d/e/f/g/ a)d (f/d/c/d/) (b/d/c/d/) | f2 (a>b) a3f | (g/f/g/a/ b)g T(f/e/f/g/ a)f | (gf)(ed) Te2 (d/e/f) | D3F (AB/c/ d/c/d/A/) | B2 (d>e) d2 :| |: d>e | (f/e/d) (e/d/B) (d/B/A) (B/c/d/F/) | E2 (e>f) e2 (fa) | ba (f/b/a/b/) (a/d/c/d/) (b/d/c/d/) | f2 (a>b) a3f | (g/f/g/a/) (g/b/a/g/) T(f/e/f/g/) (f/a/g/f/) | (g/a/f/g/) (e/f/d/f/) e2 (d/e/f) | D3F (AB/c/) dA | B2 (d>e) d2 :: F>E |

X:2 T:For the Sake of Gold M:C L:1/8 Q:"Moderately" R:Air B:James Aird – Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 3 (Glasgow, 1788, No. 576, p. 220) N:”Humbly dedicated to the Volunteers and Defensive Bands of Great Britain and Ireland” Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D F>E|D3F A>BdA|B2 e>f e2 dB|d2 a2 f>gad|f2 a>b a2 zd| g>abg f>gaf|gfed {d}e2 de/4f/4|D3F A>BdA|B2 d>e d2|| d>e|fdeB dABF|E2 e>f Te2 fa|bafb adbd|f2 a>b Ta2 gf| g>abg f>gaf|gfed {f}e2 de/f/|D3F A>BdA|B2 d>e d2:|]

X:3 T:For the Lack of Gold M:C L:1/8 R:Air S:O'Farrell - Pocket Companion, vol. 1 (c. 1805) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D FE | D3F ABdA | B2 e>f e2 dB | d2a2 fabd | f2 a>b a3d | g>abg f>gaf | gfTed e2 de/f/ | D3F A>BdA | B2 d>ed2 :| |: de | fdeB dABF | E2 e>f e2 fa | bafb adbd | f2 a>b a2d2 | g>abg fgaf | gfed Te2 de/f/ | D2 DF ABdA | B2 d>e d2 :||

X:4 T:For lack o' Goud she left me M:C L:1/8 R:Air S:John Rook ms., 1840 (Waverton, Cumbria) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D FE|D3F (A>B)dA|B2 (e>f) e2 (dB)|d2a f>gae|f2 a>b a2 zd| (g>ab)g (f>ga)f|(gf)(ed) Te2 df|D3F A>BdA|B2 (e>f) d2:| |:d>e|(fd)(eB) (dA)(BF)|E2e2e2 (fa)|(ba)(fb) adbd|f2 (a>b) a2 (gf)| (g>a)bg (f>ga)f|(gf)(ed) e2 d/e/f|D3F (A>B)dA|B2 (d>e) d2:|]

X:1 T:For lack of gold he left me O M:C| L:1/8 R:Air B:James Goodman music manuscript collection, vol. 4 (mid-19th century, p. 65) B: N:Canon James Goodman (1828-1896) was a Church of Ireland clergyman, N:uilleann piper and a collector of Irish music and songs. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:C ED|C3E G>AcG|A2 d>e d2 cA|c2g2 e>fgc|e2 g>a g2zc| f>gaf e>fge|fedc {e}d2 cd/e/|C3E GAcG|A2 c>d c2z:| |:c>d|ecdA c2 GE|D2 d>e d2 eg|agea g2c2|efga g2 fe| fgaf efge|fedc {d}d2 cd/e/|C3E G>AcG|A2 c>d c3:|]