Gin Thou Wert Mine Own Thing

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 Theme code Index    5L5L13 226L3
 Also known as    An Thou Were My Ain Thing, Ann thou were my ain thing, Oh what pain it is to part, Scotch Song (A)
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England, Scotland
 Genre/Style    English, Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece, Country Dance
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    3 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 Structure    AB
 Editor/Compiler    Alexander Stuart
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Musick for Allan Ramsey's Collection of Scots Songs
 Tune and/or Page number    pp. 138-139
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1724
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Ann thou were my ain thing M:C L:1/8 B:Alexander Stuart – “Musick for Allan Ramsay’s Collection part 6” B:(Edinburgh, c. 1724, pp. 138-139) F: Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:A V:1 A2|E3F (A>B)(c>d)|B3A F2 (c>B)|A2E2A2e2|c2 (B>c) (A>B) (A/B/)c| E3F (AB)(cA)|(Bc/d/) (B>A) F3f|(e>f)ec (dc)(Bc)|A3B (A>B) (A/B/c):| |:c>c|(c/d/e) (E>F) E3c|(B>c)B>A F2 (EF)|A2e2e3f|(ef)(ed) c2 (BA)| (de)(fd) (cd)(ec)|(dc)(B>A) F3f|(e>f)(e>c) (d>c)(B>c)|A4 (A/B/c):| V:2 clef = bass z2|A,2A,,2C,2A,2|E,2E,,2 F,,2A,,2|C,2A,,B,, C,2A,,2|A,2E,2A,,2 z2| A,2A,,2C,2A,,2|E,2E,,2F,2A,,2|C,2A,,2E,2E,,2|A,4A,,4:| |:z2|A,2A,,2C,2A,2|E,2E,,2F,,2z2|A,2C,2A,,2D,2|A,,2C,2A,2C,2| D,2D,,2A,,2A,2|D,2E,2F,2A,2|C,2A,,2E,2E,,2|A,A,,C,E, A,,2:|

X:1 T:An thou were my own thing M:C L:1/8 B:David Young – “A Collection of Scotch Airs with the latest Variations” (AKA - The B:McFarlane Manuscript (c. 1741, No. 17, p. 42) N:Two strain tune and one variation. F: N:The Society of Antiquaries of Scotland K:Edor TE3F A>B (c/B/ A/4B/4c/4d/8c/8)|TB3A TF2 E>F|A2E2A2 B>c|d>c B>c A>B (A/B/c)| E3 F ABcA|(B/c/d) TB>A TF3f|e>f e>c (B/c/d/c/) B>c|1 A3B A>B (A/B/ c/4B/4A/4F/4):| |:2A3 B ABcd||:(c/d/e) E2 TE3c|B>c (d/c/B/A/) F>A E>F|A2 (3efe e3f|e>f (e/f/d/e/) Tc2 (BA)| d>e fec>d e(d/c/)|(B/c/d/c/) TB>A TF3f|(3efe (3ded (3cdc (3BcB|1 A3B ABcd:| |2A3B ABcB||:AFEF AB c(B/A/)|(B/c/d/c/) TB>A FA (B/d/c/B/)|AFEF AB (c/d/c/d/)| efTed Tcd e(d/c/)|de f(e/d/) (c/d/c/d/) e(d/c/)|(B/c/d/c/) TB>A FABc|(3ABc (3Bcd (3cde Tc>B| |:AGAB ABcB:|2 AGAB (A/B/A/B/) (c/d/c/d/)||:(e/d/c/B/ A)e cd (c/4d/4e/)(d/c/)| (B/c/d/c/) TB>A F2 (E/F/4G/4 A/4B/4c/4d/4)|e(c/B/) AB cB (c/d/c/d/)|efTed c(c/d/) e(d/c/)| (d/c/d/e/) (f/e/f/d/) (c/B/c/d/) (e/d/e/c/)|(B/A/B/c/) (d/c/B/A/) FA (B/d/c/B/)| (A/B/c/A/) (B/c/d/B/) (c/d/e/c/) (d/c/B/c/)|1 AGAB (A/B/A/B/) (c/d/c/d/):|2 A3B A>B (A/B/c/4B/4A/4F/4)||

X:1 T:An thou wert my ain Thing M:C L:1/16 R:Air Q:"Slow" B:Oswald – Caledonian Pocket Companion, Book 2 (1760, p. 16) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Amix E6 F2 (A3B)(c3d)|{c}TB6 A2F8|A4 (E3F) A4 (B3c)|(d2c2)(B2A2) c4 (cde2)| E6F2A4 (B2c2)|d2c2T(B3A) F6f2|e3f e2 (dc) {Bc}d2c2T(B3A)|A8 {AB}c4:| |:(c3d)|{cd}e4 E3F E4 (c3d)|TB6A2 F4 (E2F2)|A4 (e2f2) e6f2|{ef}g2f2e2d2 c4 T(B3A)| (d3e/2f/2 e2).d2 (g2c3d/e/ d2).c2|(Bcec) T(B3A) F8|E4 F2^G2 A4 (B4c4)|(ec3)(dB3) A4 (cde2)| E4 F2A2 f6a2|(efaf ecBA) F4 (A3F)|E6F2 (ec3) T(B3A)|A8 {AB}c4:| |:(c2d2)|e4 (E3F) E6c2|{Bc}d2c2T(B3A) F6 f2|e6f2 A2B2c2d2|(efaf e2d2) c4 TB3A| (d2A2)(d2f2) (e2A2) (ceac)|{Bc}B2c2T(B3A) F2 (E3F)|(A3B/c/ B3c/d/ c3d/e/) d2(cB3)|A8 {AB}c4:|]

X: 1 T:Ann thou were my ain thing M:C L:1/8 R:Air Q:"Slow" S:McGibbon - Scots Tunes, book III, p. 83 (1762) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:A F2 | E3F (A>B)(c>d) | TB3A F2cB | A2E3A2c>d | (e>d)T(c>B) A2 {c/d/}e2 | TE3F (A>Bc)A |TB3A F2(fa) | {f}e3c (dc)T(B>A) | A4 {A/B/}c2 :| |: (c>d) | {c/d/}e2E2E2(c>d) | TB3AF2EF |A2e2Te3f | e>fed {d}c2T(BA) | d>efd c>dec | (dc)T(BA) F2 {f/g/}a2 |{f}e3c (dc)T(B>A) |A4 {A/B/}c2 :| |: F2 | (AFE)F (AGAB) (ABcA) | B>c (Bc)(BA) F2 (cB) | A(FEF) (AB)(cd) | e>dTc>B A(c/d/ e/c/d/e/) | (AFEF) (A/G/A/B/) (A/B/c/A/) | (B/A/B/c/) (B/c/TB/A/) F2 (fg/a/) | {f}e3c (dc)T(B>A) | A4 {A/B/}c2 :: c>d | (ecA)d (c/B/c/d/) ec | (B/A/B/c/) (B/c/TB/A/) F2 (EF) |A(A/B/ c/B/c/d/) e3f | e>f (e/f/)(e/d/) ce (cB/A/)| (d/c/d/e/ f)d (c/B/c/d/ e)c | dc B/(c/TB/A/) F(f/g/ a/f/g/a/) |{f}e3c (dc)T(B>A) | A4 {A/B/}c2 :|

X:1 T:Gin thou wert mine ain thing M:C L:1/8 R:Air Q:"Dolce" B:Mulhollan - Selection of Irish and Scots Tunes (Edinburgh, 1804, p. 45) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:C G3A (cd)(eg)|d4 A2 (GA)|c2 (cd) c2 (de)|(d2c2) (cd)(eg)| G3 A (cd)(ec)|(dedc) A3a|(ga)(ge) (dc)(de)|c4 e4|| (ge)(dc) (de)(ga)|(ge)(dc) A3a|(ge)(dc) (de)(ge)|(ge)(dc) degd| (ge)(dc) (de)(ga)|(ge)(dc) AGA>a|(ga)(ge) (dc)(de)|c6||

X: 1 T: An thou wert my ain thing O: Gow Vocal I R: air M: C L: 1/8 F: K: A F2 \ | "A"E3 F AB cd | "D"{c}B3 A "Bm"F2 c>B | "A"A2 E2 A2 c>d | "E7"ed cB "A"A2 c/d/e | | "A"E3 F "F#m"A2 Bc | "Bm"dc BA "D"{G}F2 f>e | "A"e3 c "E7"dc BA | "A"A3 B A/B/c || c>d \ | "A"e2 E2 "F#m"E3 c | "D"B>c BA "E7"F2 EF | "A"A2 e2 "A/C#"~e3 f | "D"e>f ed "A/C#"dc BA | | "D"d>e fd "A"c>d ec| "Bm"dc BA "D"F2 f/g/a | "A"e>f ec "E7"dc TB>A | "A"A3 B A/B/c |]

X:1 T:An thou wert my ain thing M:C L:1/8 R:”Old Scottish air.” Q:"Slow with expression" B:Manson – Hamilton’s Universal Tune Book, vol. 2 (1846, p. 31) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:A E3 (F/A/) (A>Bc).d|(c2 BA) F2 (c>B)|A2 E>F/2G/4 A2 (c>d)|(ed)(cB) (A>c) (c>d/2e/4)| E3 F/A/ (A2 B).c|(dc)(BA)|{G}F2 !fermata!(f>e)|e3 (c/e/ dcB).A|(A3B) c2:| |:c>d|e2E2E3c|(B>cG)(A/G/) F2 (E>F)|A2e2e3f|(e>fe).d c2 (BA)| (dd/e/f).d (cc/d/e).c|(dcB).A {G}F2 !fermata!f2|(e>fe)(c/e/) (dcB).A|(A3B)c2:|]