Gillan the Drover

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 Theme code Index    11H1H1H 5353
 Also known as    Giolla na Drover, Gillan a Drover, Gillan an Drover, Cittern Jig, Drover Lads (The), Gillanadrouar, Gille na Drobhair, Grumbling Rustic (The), Grumbler (The), Bodach an dranntan, Gillun nan Dròbher
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England, Scotland, Ireland, Canada
 Genre/Style    Cape Breton/PEI, Irish, Northumbrian/Borders, Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Jig/Quadrille, March/Marche
 Key/Tonic of    F
 Accidental    1 flat
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    6/8
 History    ENGLAND(North East), CANADA(Maritimes/English)
 Editor/Compiler    John Bowie
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:A Collection of Strathspey Reels and Country Dances etc.
 Tune and/or Page number    pp. 24-25
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1789
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Gillan na Drover M:6/8 L:1/8 R:March B:John Bowie – “Collection of strathspey reels & country dances &c.” B:(Edinburgh, c. 1789, pp. 24-25) F: Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:F V:1 FAc f3|(f/g/a/).g/.f/.e/ f2d|c<AA A2G|c<AA A2G|FAc f3|(f/g/a/).g/.f/.e/ f2d| cAF GAG|cAF G2A::FAc cAc|dBd c/B/A/G/F|c<AA A2G|cAA A2G| FAc cA/B/c|d>ef {d}(c/B/A/G/)F|GAG G2A|1 GAG G2A:|2GAG G2|| |:(f/g/)|a3 g3|f3 cAF|cAA A2G|cAA A2 f/g/|a3 g3|f3 {d}(c/B/A/G/)F| GAG G2A|GAG G2::B/c/|dBd cAc|BGB (c/B/A/G/)F|cAA A2G|cAA A2B/c/| dB/c/d c(A/B/c)|BGB c/B/A/G/F|GAG G2A|GAG G2::A|F(A/B/c/A/) f3|gf/g/a/g/ f2d| cAA A2G|cAA A2G|FAc f3|g(f/g/a/g/) f2d|cAF GAG|cAF G2:| |:A|FA/B/c/A/ cA/B/c/A/|d(B/c/d/B/) (c/B/A/G/)F|cAA A2F|cAA A2G|FA/B/c/A/ cA/B/c/A/|d>ef c/B/A/G/F| GAG G2A|GAG G2::f/g/|afa geg|fdf (c/B/A/G/)F|cAA A2G|cAA A2 f/g/| Af/g/a ge/f/g|fdf (c/A/G/F/)F|GAG G2A|GAG G2::B/c/|.d.df cAc|.d.df cAF| cAA A2G|cAA A2 B/c/|.d.df cAc|.d.df (c/B/A/G/)F|GAG G2A|GAG G2:| |:B/c/|d<fd cAc|d<fd cAF|cAA A2G |cAA A2 B/c/| dfd cAc|dfd cAF|GAG G2A|GAG G2:| V:2 clef = bass F,,3 F,,A,,C,|F,2A, B,DB,| F,3 F,CC,,|F,3 F,CC,,|F,3 F,A,C|F,2A, B,/C/DB,,| F,2A,,C2A,,|F,3C,2z::F,,3F,3|B,3F,2A,|F,3 F,CC,|F,3 F,CC,| F,3 A,F,A,|B,2A,F,2A,|C,3C,,3|1E,3C,3:|2E,3 C,2|| |:z|F,A,F, E,C,E,|D,DA, F,3|F,3 F,CC,|F,3 F,A,C|F,A,F, E,C,E,|D,DA, F,2A,| C3 C,3|E,3 C,2::z|B,3 F,3|E,2C, F,2A,|F,3 F,CC,|F,3 F,A,C| B,3F,3|E,2C, F,2A,,|C,2C,, C,3|E,3C,2::z|F,3 F,A,F,|A,3 B,DB,| F,3 F,C,C,,|F,3 F,C,C,,|F,3 F,A,C|F,3 B,,D,B,,|F,3 C,3|F,,3 C,,2:| |:z|A,3F,3|B,3F,3|F,3C,3|F,,3 C,,3|F,,3 F,3|B,2A, F,2A,| C3C,,3|E,3 C,2::z|F,3E,3|B,3F,2A,,|F,,3C,,3|F,,3 F,,A,,C,| F,3C,3|B,,3F,,2A,,|C,,3C,3|E,3C,2::z|B,3F,3|G,3 F,2A,| F,3C,3|F,3C,3|F,,3C,3|F,3B,3|F,3C3|F,3 C,2:| |:z|B,3F,3|B,,3F,,3|F,3C,3|F,3 F,A,C| B,,3F,3|B,3F,3|C3C,3|E,3C,2:|

X:1 T:Gillan a Drover R:Jig N:”Highland Jig” M:6/8 L:1/8 B: Joseph Lowe - Lowe's Collection of Reels, Strathspeys and Jigs, B:book 4 (1844–1845, p. 14) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G B|GBd g3|agf g2-e|dBB B2-e|dBB B2-A| GBd g3|agf g2-e|dBA A2-e|dB A2:| |:GBd dBd|ege dBG|dBB B2-e|dBB B2-A| GBe dBd|ege dBG|dBA A2-e|dBA A2:| |:B|GBB gBB|aBB bBB|dBB B2-e|dBB B2-A| GBB gBB|aBB bBB|dBA A2-e|dBA A2:| |:g|bag agf|gfe efg|dBB B2-e|dBB B2-g| bag agf|gfe efg|dBA A2-e|dBA A2:|]

X:1 T:Gillun nan Dròbher T:Drover Lads, The T:Bodach an dranntan T:Grumbler, The M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig B:William Gunn - The Caledonian Repository of Music B:Adapted for the Bagpipes (Glasgow, 1848, pp. 58-59) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G e|GAB g2e|agf g2e|dBB B<BA|dBB B<BA| GAB g2e|agf g2e|dBA A<Ae|dBA A<Ae| GAB g2e|agf g2e|dBB B<BA|dBB g3| agf g2e|fed g2e|dBA A<Ae|dBA A<A|| e|BGB B<BA|e2A dBG|dBB B<BA|dBB B<BA| BGB B<BA|e2A dBG|dBA A<Ae|dBA A<Ae| BGB B<BA|e2A dBG|dBB B<BA|dBB g3| agf g2e|fed g2e|dBA A<Ae|dBA A<A|| e|AAe AAa|AAg f2e|dBB B<BA|dBB B<BA| AAe AAa|AAg f2e|dBA A<Ae|dBA A<Ae| AAe AAa|AAg f2e|dBB B<BA|dBB g3| agf g2e|fed g2e|dBA A<Ae|dBA A<A|| e|BAe dBG|eAe dBG|dBB B<BA|dBB B<BA| BAe dBG|eAe dBG|dBA A<Ae|dBA A<Ae| BAe dBG|eAe dBG|dBB B<BA dBB g3| agf g2e|fed g2e|dBA A<Ae|dBA A<A||

X:2 T:Drover Lads, The T:Gillan an Drover B:Kerr's Merry Melodies, Book 3 (c. 1880's) Z:Nigel Gatherer M:6/8 L:1/8 K:G B|GBd g2 B|agf g2 e|dBB B2 e|dBB B2 A| GBd g2 d|agf g2 e|dBA A2 e|dBA A2:| |:B|GBG dBd|ege dBG|dBB B2 e|dBB B2 A| GBG dBd|ege dBG|dBA A2 e|dBA A2:|

X:1 T:Gillan the Drover M:6/8 L:1/8 R:March S:O'Neill - O'Neill's Irish Music (1915) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:F FAc (f3 | f/)g/a/g/f/e/ f2d | (c<A)A A2G | (c<A)A A2G | FAc (f3 | f/)(g/a/g/f/e/) f2d | cAF GAG | cAF G2 A :| |: FAc cAc | dBd (c/B/A/G/F) | (c<A)A A2G | (c<A)A A2G | FAc c(A/B/c) | d>ef (d/c/B/A/G/F/) | GAG G2A |1 GAG G2A :|2 GAG G2|| |: (f/g/) | a3g3 | f3 cAF | cAA A2G | cAA A2 (f/g/) | a2g3 | f3 (d/c/B/A/G/F/) | GAG G2A | GAG G2 :| |: (B/c/) | dBd cAc | BGB (c/B/A/G/F) | cAA A2G | cAA A2B/c/ | d(B/c/d) c(A/B/c) | BGB (c/B/A/G/F) | GAG G2A | GAG G2 :| |: A | (FA/B/c/A/) f3 | (f/g/a/g/f/e/) f2d | cAA A2G | cAA A2G | F(A/B/c/A/) f3 | (f/g/a/g/f/e/) f2d | cAF GAG | cAF G2 :| |: A | F(A/Bc/A/) F(A/B/c/A/) | (dB/c/d/B/) (c/B/A/G/F) | cAA A2G | cAA A2G | F(A/B/c/A/) F(A/B/c/A/) | d>ef (d/c/B/A/G/F/) | GAG G2A | GAG G2 :| B/c/ |.d.df (cA).c | .d.df (cA).F | cAA A2G | cAA ABc | .d.df (cA).c | .d.df (c/B/A/G/F) | GAG G2A | GAG G2 :| |: A | FAA GBB | FAA cAF | cAA A2G | cAA A2G | FAA GBB | Acc Bdd | cAF GAG | cAF G2 :| |: (B/c/) | dfd cAc | dfd cAF | cAA A2G | cAA A2 B/c/ | dfd cAc | dfd cAc | GAG G2A | GAG G2 :||