I Have a Wife of My Own

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 Theme code Index    13b5 13b5
 Also known as    Ta Bean Agam Fem, I've Got a Wife of My Ain, I Hae a Wife o' My Ain, Beauteous Fair Molly, Bless My Soul Why Shouldn't I?, Boring with a Gimlet, Boring with the Gimblet, Jack Won't Sell His Fiddle, Ragged Lady, Spatter the Mud, Wife of My Own (A), Naebody, My Love's Wedding, Chaidh mi gu banis mo Ghaoil
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 Region    England, Ireland, Scotland
 Genre/Style    English, Irish, Northumbrian/Borders, Scottish, Shetland/Orkney
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece, Country Dance, Slip/Hop Jig
 Key/Tonic of    E
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Dorian
 Time signature    9/8
 History    
 Structure    AAB
 Editor/Compiler    David Young
 Book/Manuscript title    Drummond Castle Manuscript
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 13
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1734
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X:1 % T:A Wife of my own M:9/8 L:1/8 R:Slip Jig B:David Young – Drummond Castle/Duke of Perth Manuscript (1734, No. 13) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Edor E>FE G2A B3|E>FE G2B (AF)D|E>FE G2A B3| D>ED D2d AFD::g>ag f>gf e>fe|E>FE G2B AFD| gag fgf e3|DED D2d AFD::EFE B,2E G2A|BGE E2B AFD| EFE B,2E G2B|AFD D2d AFD:||:g(a/g/f/e/) f(g/f/e/d/) e3| EFE G2B AFD|fed edc d3|DED D2d AFD:|

X:1 % T:I have a wife of my Ain M:9/8 L:1/8 R:slip jig B:Bremner - Scots Reels (1757, p. 45) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Edor (EFE) G2 A B3|(EFE) G2 A BGE|(EFE) G2 A (Bcd)| (DED) F2 d (AFD):|(gag) (fgf) e3|(EFE) G2 A (BG)E| (gag) (fgf) (efe)|(DED) F2 d (AFD)|(gag) (fgf) e3| (EFE) G2 A (BGE)|(gag) (fgf) (efe)|(ABc) (dcB) (AFD)|]

X:1 % T:I have a Wife of my ain M:3/4 L:1/8 R:Air Q:"Brisk" B:Oswald – Caledonian Pocket Companion, Book 10 (1760, p. 4) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Edor E3 FGA|B4d2|D3 EFG|A2F2D2|E3 FGA|B2e2d2| B3 AGA|B2G2E2::g>a g2f2|e3f g2|D3 EFG| A2F2D2|b3 agf|e3f g2|E3FGA|(B2G2)E2:| M:9/8 L:1/8 EFE G2A B3|EFE G2 B AFD|EFE G2A B3| DED F2d AFD::gag fgf e3|EFE G2A BGE| gag fgf e3|DED TF2d AFD:|]

X:1 % T:Wife of My Own, A M:9/8 L:1/8 S:William Vickers' music manuscript collection (1770, Northumberland) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Emin EFE G2B G2B|EFE G2B AFD|EFE G2B G2B| AFD D2B AFD::BGG cBA dcB|BGE E2B AFD| BAG cBA dcB|AFD D2B AFD::gag G2B G2B| gag G2 B AFD|gag G2B G2B|AFD D2B AFD:|]

X:1 % T:I hae a wife o’ my ain M:9/8 L:1/8 S:Gow – 1st Repository (1799) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Emin EFE ~G2A B3|EFE G2A BGE|EFE ~G2A B^cd|DED {^c}d2B AFD:| g>ag fgf e3|EFE ~G2A BGE|g>ag fgf e3|DED {^c}d2B AFD| g>ag fgf e3|EFE ~G2A BGE|g>ag fgf efg|DED DdB AFD||

X:1 % T:Wife of My Own, A M:9/8 L:1/8 R:Jig S:O’Farrell – Pocket Companion, vol. II (c. 1806) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Emin EFE G2A B3 | EFE G2A BGE | EFE G2A B3 | DED FGA AFD :| |: gfg agf e3 | E2E G2A BGE | gbg faf d3 | DED FAd AFD :| |: B/d/BG A/c/AF G2E | EFE G2A BGE | B/d/BG A/d/AF G2E | DED FGA AFD :|

X:1 % T:I Hae a Wife o My Own M:9/8 L:1/8 S:William Mackie ms. (early 19th cent., Aberdeen) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D EFE G2A B3|EFE G2A BGE|EFE G2A Bcd|DED F2d AFD:| |:gag fgf e3|EFE G2A BGE|gag (fg)f (ef)e|DED F2d AFD| gag fgf e3|EFE G2A BGE|(ga)g (fg)f (ef)e|ABc dcB AFD:||

X:1 % T:I hae a Wife o' my ain M:9/8 L:1/8 R:Slip Jig B:Davie's Caledonian Repository (Aberdeen, 1829-30, p. 32) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Emin EFE G2A B3|EFE G2 A BGE|EFE G2A Bcd| DE(D D)dB AFD:|gag fgf e3|EFE G2A BGE| gag fgf e3|DED d2B AFD|gag fgf e3| EFE G2A BGE|gag fgf efg|DE(D D)dB AFD||

X:1 % T:Chaidh mi gu banis mo Ghaoil T:My Love's Wedding T:I have got a wife of my ain M:9/8 L:1/8 R:Slip Jig B:William Gunn - The Caledonian Repository of Music B:Adapted for the Bagpipes (Glasgow, 1848, p. 8) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G? Bmin? BBB d2e f3|BBB d2 e fef|BBB d2f e3|AAA AAf ecA:| g2e g2a f3|BBB d2e fef|g2e g2a e3|AAA AAf eCA| g2e g2a f3|BBB d2e fef|g2e a2f e3|AAA AAf ecA||