I Wish My Love Were in a Myre

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 Theme code Index    1H1H1H1H 2265
 Also known as    I wish my love were in a mire
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece
 Key/Tonic of    B
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Aeolian (minor)
 Time signature    4/4
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    David Young
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:The MacFarlane Manuscript
 Tune and/or Page number    53, p. 108
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1741
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:I wish my Love were in a mire 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. 53, p. 108) F: https://rmacd.com/music/macfarlane-manuscript/collection/pdfs/i_wish_my_love_were_in_a_mire.pdf N:The Society of Antiquaries of Scotland K:Bm A>B|d2 (d/e/f) Td3F|TE>D EF TB2 A>B|d2A d>e f>e|d2 B>c TB2 A>B| d2 (d/e/f) d3F|TE>D EF TB3d|A>B TAF GFTED|(B/c/d) Tc>B B2:| |:Tf>e|d2 (A>B) A2 Tf>e|d>e Td>B A2 (d/e/f)|g3 b afTed|g2 Tf>g Te2 fg| (a/g/f/e/) (d/e/f/g/) a3F|TEDEF B3e|A(d/c/ B/A/G/F/) GFTED|(B/c/d) T(cB/c/) c2:| |:A>B|d2 (d/e/f/e/) d3F|TEDEF TBA B(d/c/)|d2 A>B d>e (d/e/f/e/)|d2 (B/c/A/c/) B>d A>B| d2 Tf>e dcdF|(G/F/E/D/) (E/F/G/A) TB2 (B/c/d)|(A/d/c/d/) (F/d/c/d/) (E/G/F/E/) (A/F/E/D/)|(B/c/d) T(cB/c/) B2:| |:Tf>e|d2 (3ABA A2 f>e|(d/e/f/e/) (d/e/d/B/) A2 (d/e/fg/4f/4)|g2 (ga/b/) af (g/f/e/d/)|(e/f/g) Tf>e e2 fg| (a/g/f/e/) (d/e/f/g/) agaF|TEDEF (B/c/d) Tc>B|A/d/A/d/ F/d/F/d/ E/d/E/d/ D/d/F/d/|(B/c/d) T(cB/c/) B2:| |:AB|dD (d/e/f/e/) dcdF|TED (E/F/G/A/) BA B(d/c/)|dA (F/A/B/c/) (d/c/d/e/) Tf>e| d(c/d/ B/c/A/c/) B>d (AB/c/)|(d/c/d/e/ d/e/f/e/) dD (F/A/d/F/)|(G/F/E/D/) (E/F/G/A/) BA (B/d/c/B/)| (A/B/G/A/) (F/G/E/F/) (D/E/F/G/) (A/B/c/A/)|(B/c/d) T(cB/c/) B2::Tf>e|dA (F/d/A/F/) DA,/D/ (F/A/B/c/)| (d/e/f/e/) (d/e/d/B/) A2 (A/B/ c/4d/4e/4f/4)|gf (ga/b/) af (g/f/e/d/)|(e/f/g) Tf(e/4f/4g/) e2 fg| (a/g/f/e/) (d/e/f/g/)| agaF|TED (E/F/G/A/) (B/c/d) Tc>B|(A/c/B/c/) (d/c/B/A/) (B/A/G/F/) (G/F/E/D/)|(B/c/d) T(cB/c/) B2:|]

X:1 T:I wish my Love were in a myre M:C L:1/8 R:Air Q:"Slow" S:McGibbon – Scots Tunes, book III, p. 84 (1762) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Bmin (A/B/c) | d2 (d/e/f) d3F |T(E>DE)F B2 (AB) | d2A2 d>efe | d2 T(c>B) B2 (fe) | d2 (de/f) d3F | (E>DE)F B2 (Bc/d/) | A>BAF (GF) T(ED) | d2 T(c>B) B2 :| |:T(f>e) | d2 (A>B) A2 T(fe) | d>e (d/e/)(d/B/) A2 (de/f/) | g3b (af) T(ed) | g2 T(f>e) e2fg | afdf a3F | T(E>DE)F B3d |A>BAF (GF) T(ED) | d2 T(c>B) B2 :||

X:1 T:I wish my Love were in a Myre M:C L:1/8 R:Air Q:"Slow" B:Oswald – Caledonian Pocket Companion, Book 6 (1760, p. 9) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Dmix A>B|d2 Tf>e d3F|T(ED)(EF) B2 A>B|d2 A>B d>ef>e| d2 B>c B2 A>B|d2 {de} f>e {e}d3F|T(ED)(EF) B3d| A>BAF (GF)(ED)|d2 T^c>B B2::Tf>e|d2 (A>B) A2 Tf>e| d>edB A3f|gfgb a(g/f/) Te2|{ef}g2 f>e e2 f>g| (a/g/f/e/) (d/e/f/g/) {fg}a3F|(G/F/E/D/) E(F/A/) {A}B3d| A(d/^c/) (B/A/G/F/) EF/G/ TED|d2 (B>c) B2 :|]

X:17 T:I wish my love were in a mire M:C L:1/8 S:James Ballantine's music manuscript collection (1770, Peeblesshire) F:http://www.airdrieguitar.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/graupius/downloads/ball.abc K:Bmin d2 d/e/f d3 F | E>DEF B2 AB | d2 A2 de>fe | d2 dc TB2 fe | d2 d/e/f d3 F | E/D/E B2 Bc/d/ | A>BAF GFED | d2 cB TB2 :| Tfe |\ d2 A>B A2 Tfe | dedB A2 | de/f/ g3 a | afed g2 f>e | e2 fg afdf | a3 FEDEF | B3 d A.BAF | GFED d2 {c}TB2 B2 :|

X:1 T:I wish my Love were in the mire M:C L:1/8 R:Air Q:"Andante affetuoso" S:John Rook music manuscript collection (1840, p. 39) N:Rook was a multi-instrumentalist from Waverton, near Wigton, Cumbria Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Bmin (A/B/c)|d2 f>e d3F|E>DEF B2 A/B/c|d2 A2 d>efe|d2 c>B B2 f>e| d2f2 d3F|E>DEF B3d|A>BAF GFED|d2 c>B B2:| |:f>e|d2 A>B A2 f>e|d>edB A2 d/e/f|g3 b a<f ed|g2 f>e e2 f>g| afdf a3F|EDEF B3d|A>BAF GFED|d2 c>B B2:|]