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 Theme code Index    1H1H1H2H 7b557b
 Also known as    Jackie Tar, Jacky Tarr, Alawon Fy Ngwlad, Come Ashore, Come Ashore Jolly Tar with Your Trousers On, Come Ashore Jolly Tar with Your Trowsers on, Cuckoo's Nest (14), Cuckoo (The), Good Ax Elve, Jack a' Tar, Jack o Tar, Good Ax Elve, Jack and His Trousers, Jack and His Trousers On, Cuckoo's Nest (4) (The), McGibbney's Fancy, Mower (The), Reaper (The), Spealadóir (An), Trousers On (The), Yellow Heifer (The)
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England, Scotland, Ireland
 Genre/Style    English, Irish, Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Hornpipe/Clog
 Key/Tonic of    E
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Aeolian (minor)
 Time signature    4/4
 History    
 Structure    ABCD
 Editor/Compiler    Thomas Wilson
 Book/Manuscript title    A Companion to the Ball Room
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 132
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1816
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 Score   (1)   





X:1 T:Jacky Tarr M:C L:1/8 R:Hornpipe B:J. Anderson - Anderson's Budget of Strathspeys, Reels & Country Dances B: for the German Flute or Violin (Edinburgh, 1820, p. 13) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Emin B|e2 (ef) g2 (fe)|d2B2 B2(AB)|d^cde faef|d2 A2 A2 (Bd)| eBef g2 (fe)|dBGB d2 (cB)|(AG).F.E (DE).F.A|B2E2 E2|| (GA)|BGEG BGEG|BAGF E2 (FG)|AFDF dFDF|AGFE D2 (Bd)| e2 (ef) g2 (fe)|dBGA BdcB|AGFE DEFA|G2E2 E2||

X:1 T:Jacky Tar M:C L:1/8 R:Hornpipe N:”The old name of this melody is the “Cuckoo’s Nest.” Sir N:Robert Ayton’s song, as altered by Burns, “I do confess thou N:art fair,” is set to this tune in Johnson’s Musical Museum. B:Manson – Hamilton’s Universal Tune Book, vol. 2 (1846, p. 12) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Emin (EF)|GFGE g3 (f/e/)|(dB)GB c3 (B/A/)|G2 (FE) (D>E)(FA)|d2A2A2 (BA)| GFGE g3 f/e/|(dB)(GB) c3 (B/A/)|{A}G2 (FE) (^DE)(FA)|G2E2E2|| B2|e2 e2 (efge)|d2B2B3^c|(d^c)(de) faef|d2 A2 A2 (Bd)| (ed)(ef) {a}g3 f/e/|(dB)(GB) {d}c3 (B/A/)|{A}G2 (FE) (^DE)(FA)|B2E2E2||

X:2 T:Jacky Tar M:C| L:1/8 R:Hornpipe B: Köhlers’ Violin Repository Part 1 (1881, p. 67) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Emin B2|e2e2 efge|d2B2B2 dB|ABde faef|d2A2A2 Bd| e2 ef g2 fe|dBGB d2 BA|GFGE DEFA|G2E2E2:| |:GA|BGEG BGEG|BAGF E2 FG|AFDF AFDF|AGFE D2 EF| GFGE g2 ge|dBGB d2 BA|GFGE DEFA|G2E2E2:|]

X:3 T:Jacky Tar D:Nic Jones, "The Noah's Ark Trap" D:Paul de Grae, "Traditional Irish Guitar" R:hornpipe M:4/4 L:1/8 Q:1/4=170 K:Em Bd|e2 ed ef{g}fe|dB{d}BA B2 dB|ABde (3fga ef|{g}fedB {d}BA (3Bcd| edef fgef|{g}fedB BA (3Bcd|AB{c}BA GBdB|AGED E2 GA|| Be{f}ed e2 fe|dB B2 B2 dB|ABde faef|dB A2 A2 (3Bcd| edef g2 ef|{g}fedB {d}BA (3Bcd|AB{c}BA GBcB|AGED E3 G|| BG E2 BGEG|BdBA GEEF|DFAB (3ABA FA|dBAF EDEF| GABA Bd (3gfg|BcBA Bc d2|AB{c}BA GBdB|AGED EFGA|| BGEG BGEG|BAGF E2 FG|AFDF AFDF|AGFE DEFD| GABA Bd g2|(3Bcd BA Bc d2|(3Bcd AB GBcB|AGED E2||

X:4 T:Jacky Tar B:Traditional Irish Guitar, Paul de Grae R:hornpipe Z:Transcribed by Paul de Grae M:4/4 L:1/8 K:Em Bd|e2 ed effe|dBBA B2 dB|ABde (3fga ef|f{gf}edB BA (3Bcd| edef fgef|~fedB BA (3Bcd|AB{c}BA GBdB|AGED E2 E,2|| Beed e2 fe|dB B2 B2 dB|ABde faef|dB A2 A2 (3Bcd| edef g2 ef|fedB BA (3Bcd|AB{c}BA GBcB|AGED E3 G|| BG E2 BGEG|BdBA GEEF|DFAB (3ABA FA|dBAF EDEF| GABA Bd (3gfg|BcBA Bc d2|AB{c}BA GBdB|AGED EFGA|| BGEG BGEG|BAGF E2 FG|AFDF AFDF|AGFE DEFD| GABA Bd g2|(3Bcd BA Bc d2|B2 AB GBcB|AGED E2 E,2||