Gillie Callum

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 Also known as    Cuttie Spoon, Ghillie Callum, Gillie Calum, Gillie Callam da Pheithein, Gille Chaluim, Giliecallum, Lad Malcolm (The), Keelum Kallum, Kheelum khallum taa fei, Sword Dance, Tail Todle, Tail Toddle, Malcolm Kenmore's Tax gatherer, Sword Dance (1) (The)
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Strathspey
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Mixolydian
 Time signature    4/4
 Editor/Compiler    David Young
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Drummond Castle Manuscript Part 2
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 10
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1734
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
Gillie Callum

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Image: James Scott Skinner's brother, Alexander "Sandy" Skinner, performing a sword dance while accompanying himself on the fiddle, c. 1880's.
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Gillie Callum


X:1 T:Giliecallum M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel B:David Young - The Drummond Castle Manuscript, Part 2 (1734, No. 10) B: Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Amix V:1 clef=treble name="1." [V:1] AATcA c/d/e (BG)|AATcA c/d/e T(cA)|EETcA c/d/e (BG)|ABcA dB e2:| |:AATcA g2 (BG)|AATcA aa b/a/g/f/|gg a/g/f/e/ dgBG|ABcA dB e2:| |:A/A/A/A/ TcA d/d/d/d/ BG|A/A/A/A/ TcA e/e/e/e/ TcA|e/e/e/e/ TcA d/d/d/d/ BG|ABcA dB e2:| |:AATcA B/d/g (BG)|AATcA c/e/a T(cA)|c/e/a (cA) B/d/g (BG)|ABcA dB e2:| |:eATcA dG B/c/d/B/|eATcA eAfA|eATcA dG B/c/d/B/|ABcA dBe2:| |:aeTcA gdBG|aeTcA aAaf|gg a/g/f/e/ dgBG|ABcA dB e2:| |:ABcA dB G/A/B/G/|AECA, B,DB,G,|AEBE dB G/A/B/G/|ABcA dB e2:| |:efTcA deBG|A/B/c/d/ eA aA c/d/e/f/|gg a/g/f/e/ dgBG|ABcA dB e2:| |:Aece deBG|Aece dece|dece deBG|ABcA dB e2:| |:Aaca dgBG|Aaca Aaca|Aaca dgBG|ABcA dB e2:|]

X:1 T:Cuttie Spoon T:Gillie Callum M:C| L:1/8 B:David Young – “A Collection of Scotch Airs with the latest Variations Book II” B:AKA - The McFarlane Manuscript (c. 1741, No. 191, p. 236) F: N:The Society of Antiquaries of Scotland K:Amix A/A/A T(cA) d2 (BG)|A/A/A T(cA) (c/d/e) T(cA)|(c/d/e) T(cA) d2 (BG)|A/A/A T(cA) e2 (cA):| |:Tceeg d2 BG|Tceea e2 TcA|(c/d/e) (f/g/a) d2 BG| (c/d/e) (f/g/a) (ef/g/) ae|gg a/g/f/e/ d2 BG|(c/d/e) (f/g/a) Te2 (cA):| |:E/E/E (BE) dGBG|A/A/A T(cA) eATcA|eATcA dGBG|A/A/A TcA eATcA:| |:ceeg dgBG|ceea eacA|eacA dgBG| eaca eacA|gg a/g/f/e/ dgBG|ceea eacA:|]

X:1 T:Kheelum khallum taa fei T:Gillie Callum T:Sword Dance [1] M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel B:Robert Bremner – “For the year 1769 a collection of scots reels, or country dances” (p. 108) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Amix AAce d2 (BG)|AATcA e2 TcA|BEBe d2 (BG)|AATcA (B/c/d) e2:| |:AATcA g2 (BG)|AATcA a2 (ae)|g2 Tge d2 (BG)|AATcA (B/c/d) e2:| |:AATcA G2 (BG)|AATcB A2 (TcA)|cATBA G2 (BG)|AATcA (B/c/d) e2:| |:AATcA BgBG|AATcA AacA|aeTfd egBG|AATcA (B/c/d) e2:| |:AATcA G/G/G BG|AATcB A/A/A T(cA)|cATBA G/G/G (BG)|AATcA (B/c/d) e2:| |:AAce dgBG|AAce Aaec|(a/g/f/e/ f)d gdBG|AATcA (B/c/d) e2:|

X:0 T:Gille Callum M:C| L:1/8 R:Strathspey S:McGlashan - Reels (c. 1786) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion N:"The Original Sett" (sic) K:Amix V:1 clef=treble name="0." [V:1] A<A c>e d2 BG|A<A c>e d2 c>A|E<E G>B d2 B>G|A<A c>e dB e2|A<A c>e d2 B>G| A<A ce d2 c>A|BEBe d2 B>G|A<A c>e B/c/d e2||A<A c>A g2 B>G|A<A c>A a2 ae| G2 g2 d2 B>G|A<A c>A dB e2|A<A c>A g2 B>G|A<A c>A a2 ae|g2 a/g/f/e/ d2 B>G| A<A c>A B/c/d e2||A<A c>A AgBG|A<A c>A AacA|aefd egBG|A<A c>e B/c/d e2| A<A c>A AgBG|A<A c>A AacA|gbeg dgBG|A<A c>E B/c/d e2|| |:A<A c>A G/G/G BG|A<A c>A A/A/A c>A|c>ABA G/G/G B>G|A<A c>A B/c/d e2:| |:A<A c>e dgBG|A<A c>e AacA|a/g/f/e/ fd gdBG|A<A c>e B/c/d e2:| |:A2 cA BGBG|A2 cA cAcA|cAcA BGBG|A<A c>A B/c/d e2:| |:A<A c>e AgBG|A<A c>e AacA|gaeg dgBb|gaeg dg e2:||

X:2 T:Gillie Callum M:C L:1/8 R:Reel B:Duncan McKercher - A Collection of Original Stathspeys and Reels (Edinburgh, 1824, p. 12) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:A V:1 clef=treble name="2." [V:1] A<Ac>A d2 B=G|A<AcA d2 cA|BEEe d2 B=G|A<AcA dB e2:| A<A ce =g2 BG|A<A ce a2 af|=g2 ge dgBG|A<AcA dB e2| A<A ce =g2 BG|AA ce abaf|=gage dgBG|Aa=ge dB e2|]

X:3 T:Gille Callum daphein, or Mr. Butters' Favorite M:C| L:1/8 R:Strathspey N:The volume was dedicated to the Highland Society of Scotland N:See note for "Archibald Butter Esq. of Pitlochrie's Reel" for more on person of alternate title B:Duncan McKercher - A Collection of Original Stathspeys and Reels (Edinburgh, c. 1830, p. 13) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:A V:1 clef=treble name="3." [V:1]E|A>A c>e d2 B>^G|AA ce d2 c>A|B>E E>e d2 B>=G|A>A c>e d>B e2:| A>A c>e =g2 BG|A>A c>e a>a b/a/=g/f/|=g>g a/g/f/e/ d>g BG|A>A c>e d>B e2| A>A ce =g2 BG|A>A ce aa b/a/g/f/|=g>g a/g/f/e/ d>g BG|e>Ac>e d>B e2:|]

X:4 T:Gillie Callum R:Pipe Reel M:C L:1/8 B: Joseph Lowe - Lowe's Collection of Reels, Strathspeys and Jigs, B:book 2 (1844-1845, p. 2) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:A V:1 clef=treble name="4." [V:1]E|A2 cA d2 B=G|AAcA e2 cA|e2 cA d2 B=G|AAce dB e2:| |:AAce =g2 BG|AAce abaf|=gage dgBG|AAce dB e2:|]

X:5 T:Gille Callum T:Malcolm Kenmore's Tax gatherer M:C L:1/8 B:Gunn - Caledonian Repository of Music (1848, p. 21) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Amix V:1 clef=treble name="5." [V:1]e|A<Ac>A d>BB>G|A<Ac>A d2 c>A|B<Bg>e d>BB>G|A<Ac>A d>B e2:| A<Ac>A g>BBG|A<Ac>A a2 a>e|g>ag>e d>BB>G|A<Ac>A d>B e2| A<Ac>A g>BBG|A<Ac>A a2 a>e|g>ag>e d>gB>g|e<a(3efg (3Bcd e2|]

X:6 T:Ghillie Callum M:C L:1/16 R:Sword Dance B:Milne - Middleton's Selection of Strathspeys, Reels &c. for the Violin (1870, p. 35) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:A V:1 clef=treble name="6." [V:1]E2|:OAA3(c3A) d4 B=G3|AA3(c3A) e4 cA3|e4 cA3 d4 B=G3|AA3(c3A) dB3 e4:| AA3(c3A) =g4 B=G3|AA3(c3e) (ab3)af3|=g3ag3e dg3BG3|AA3c3A dB3 e4| AA3(c3A) =g4 B=G3|AA3(c3e) (a3b)a3f|=g3beg3 dg3BG3|Aa3(=g3e) dB3 e4O|]

X:7 T:Gille Callum M:C| L:1/16 S:Strathspey B:Stewart-Robertson - The Athole Collection (1884) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:A V:1 clef=treble name="7." [V:1]e2|:A2Ac3e d4 B3G|A2Ac3e d4 c3A|B3EB3e d4 B3G|A2Ac3e d3B e4:| ||A2Ac3e =g4 B3G|A2A3e a4 c3A|a4 c3A =g4B3G|A2Ac3e d3B e4| A2Ac3e =g4 B3G|A2Ac3e a3ba3f|=g3ag3e d3=gB3G|A2Ac3e d3B e4|]

X:8 T:Gille Callum M:C L:1/16 R:Strathspey and Reel B:Keith Norman MacDonald - The Gesto Collection of Highland Music (1895) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:A V:1 clef=treble name="8." [V:1]e2|AA3 ceA d4 B3=G|AA3 c3A d4 c3A|B3A =g3e d4 B3=G|AA3 c3e d3B e4:| AA3 c3A =g4 B3=G|AA3 c3e a4 c3A|a4 c3A =g4 B3=G|AA3 c3e d3B e4| AA3 c3A =g4 B3=G|AA3 c3e a3A a3f|=g3a g3e d3g B2G2|Aa3 =g3e f3d e4||

X:9 T:Gillie Callum - Sword Dance T:Keellum Kallum M:4/4 L:1/8 S:Officer William Walsh, Chicago Z:Paul Kinder K:C V:1 clef=treble name="9." [V:1]A2 cA d2 BG|A2 cA d2 cA|B2 ge d2 BG|A2 cA dB e2:|| A2 cA g2 BG|A2 cA a2 cA|a2 cA g2 BG|A2 cA dB e2| A2 cA a2 BG|A2 ce aeae|g>a (3gfe d<gB<g|e<a (3efg (3Bcd e2|]