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 Theme code Index    1324 3432
 Also known as    Jack Alive, Rob Roy (2), Dusty Bob (1), Well Done Jack (4)
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England, Scotland, United States
 Genre/Style    Contra, English, Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Jig/Quadrille
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    6/8
 Structure    AAB
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:David Rutherford
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Choice Collection of Sixty of the Most Celebrated Country Dances
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 17
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1750
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Jack Alive [3] M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig S:William Vickers' 1770 music manuscript (Northumberland) K:G G3 BAB|A3c3|d2B c2A|B2G AFD| G3 BAB|A3c3|dBG cAF|G3 G,3:| |:g2g gag|f2f fgf|e2e efg|fag fed| g2g gag|f2f fgf|efg faf|g3G3| gag gag|fgf fgf|efe efg|fag fed| g2g B2d|e2e A2c|BdB cAF|G3 G3:|

X:2 T:Jack’s Alive [3] M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig S:William Clark of Lincoln music manuscript collection (1770, No. 1) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G G3 BGB|A3 cAc|d2B c2A|BAG FED| G3 BGB|A3 cAc|dBG cAF|G3 G3:| |:g3 gag|f3 fgf|e3 efg|a2g (fed)| g3 gag|f3 fgf|efg agf|g3 g3| gag gag|fgf fgf|efe efg|a2g (fed)| g3 dBd|e3 cAc|dBG cAF|G3 G2:|]

X:1 T:Jack’s Alive [3] M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig B:Abraham Mackintosh – “Collection of Strathspeys, Reels, Jigs, &c.” (c. 1797, p. 11) N:”Teacher of Dancing Newcastle-upon-Tyne” Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G g2G GAB|A2A ABc|d2B c2A|B2G FED| G2G GAB|A2A ABc|dBd cBA|G3 G2:| g2g gbg f2f faf|e2e efg|a2g fed| g2g gbg|f2f faf|efg agf|g3 g3| gbg gbg|faf faf|efe efg|abg fed| gab Bcd|efg ABc|dcB AGF|G3 G2:|]

X:1 T:Jack's Alive [3] M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig & Country Dance Tune B:Hime - Forty Eight Original Irish Dances Never Before Printed N:with Basses (Dublin, 1804, No. 12) F:http://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/btv1b90673324/f13.image Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G G3 BGB|A3c3|d2B c2A|BAG FED| G3 BGB|A3=c3|dcB cBA|G3 G,3:| g3 gag|f3 fgf|e3 efg|fag fed| g3 gag|f3 fgf|efg fga|g3 g3| gbg gbg|faf faf|e3 efg|fag fed| g3 dcB|e3 cBA|dcB AGF|G3 G,3|]

X:3 T:Jack's Alive [3] M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig S:Gow - 3rd Repository (1806) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G (GAG) B3|(ABA) c3|(B/c/d)B c2A|B2G AFD| (GAG) B3|(ABA) c3|(B/c/d)B cAF|G3G3:|| g2g gag|f2f fgf|e2e efg|{fg}a2g fed| g2g gag|fff g2f|efg afd|g3 g2d| gag gag|fgf fgf|efe efg|{fg}a2g fed| g3 Bcd|e2 ABc|dBG cAF|G3G3||

X:4 T:Jack's Alive [3] M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig Q:"Moderato" B:Thomas Wilson - A Companion to the Ball Room (London, 1816, p. 95) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G G3 BGB|A3 cAc|d2B c2A|B2G FED| G3 BGB|A3 cAc|dBG cAF|G3 G3|| g2g gag|f2f fgf|e2e efg|a2g fed| g2g gag|f2f fgf|efg agf|g3 g3| gag gag|fgf fgf|e2e efg|a2g fed| g3 dBd|e3 cAc|dBG cAF|G3 G3||

X:5 T:Well Done Jack [4] T:Jack's Alive [3] C:Old M.S. circa 1820 R:Jig B:RSCDS 29-3 Z:Anselm Lingnau <anselm@strathspey.org> M:6/8 L:1/8 K:G D|G2G GAB|A2A ABc|dBd cAc|BGB AFD| G2G GAB|A2A ABc|BGB AFA|GDB, G,B,D|| G2G GAB|A2A ABc|dBd cAc|BGB AFD| G2G GAB|A2A Adc|BGB AFA|G3 G2|| f|g2g gag|f2f fgf|e2e efg|afd def| g2g gag|f2f fgf|efe efg|a2z [d2=c2A2]z|| gbg gbg|faf faf|efe efg|afd def| gbd' Bcd|ecA ABc|dcB cBA|G3 G2|]

X:5 T:Jack's Alive [3]. Roose.0005 B:J.Roose MS, Manchester, 1850 Z:Village Music Project 2019 Eric Conrad M:6/8 L:1/8 Q:3/8=120 N:NB1) MS has repeat marked at start of 16 measure B phrase but not at end. N: Assuming intent is that the long B part should not be repeated. K:G |: G3 BGB | A3 cAc | d2B c2A | BAG AFD | G3 BGB | A3 cAc | dBG cAF | G3 G,3 :| "_NB1"g2g gag | f2f fgf | e3 efg | a2g fed | g2g gag | f2f fgf | efg agf | g3 g3 | gag gag | fgf fgf | efe efg | a2g fed | g3 dBd | e3 cAc | dBG cAF | G3 G,3 |]

X:6 T:Jack’s Alive [3] M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig B:Hughes – Gems from the Emerald Isles (London, 1867, No. 3, p. 2) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion (FGF) A3|(GAG) B3|(A/B/cA) B2G|(A2F) GEC| (FGF) A3|(GAG)B3|(A/B/cA) BGE|(F3F2)z:| f2f fgf|e2e efe|d2d def|g2f edc| f2f fgf|e2e efe|def gec|f3-f2c| fgf fgf|efe efe|ded def|{ef}g2f edc| Tf3 ABc|Td3 GAB|cAF BGE|F3-F2z||