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 Theme code Index    5L13b3b 27bL7bL7bL
 Also known as    John Anderson's Maggot
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece, Country Dance
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    NONE
 Mode    Aeolian (minor)
 Time signature    2/4
 Structure    One part, AABB', ABC
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:-
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Skene Manuscript
 Tune and/or Page number    
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1615-1620
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:John Anderson my Jo M:C L:1/8 S:Skene Manuscript (1615-1620) K:Gdor A2|G2F2G2A2|B6 c2|A2F2F2F2|F6 A2| G2F2G2A2|B6 B2|B2A2B2c2|d8| d2f2d2c2|B2cd2d4|c3d c2B2|A4 B2c2| d2c2B2A2|G2A2=B2c2|d2G2G2G2|G6||

X:1 T:John Anderson's Maggot M:C L:1/8 B:Daniel Wright – Aria di Camera (London, 1727, No. 68) N:”being A Choice Collection of Scotch, Irish & Welsh Airs N:for the Violin and German Flute by the following masters N:Mr. Alex. Urquahart of Edinburgh, Mr. Dermot O'Connar of Limrick N:Mr. Hugh Edwards of Carmarthen” F: Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Amin G^F|E2A2 (A^GA)B|c3d cedc|B2 (AG) (GAG^F)|G3 A(BA)(G^F)| E2A2 (A^GAB)|c3d (cB)(AG)|e2G2 cdcd |{cd}e4 e2 ef| g2c2 cdef|g2c'2 (ge)(dc)|B3A GABc|d4 d2 cd| e3f d3c|(Bc)(de) c3B|cBAB E2^G2|A4 A2|| A2E2c2E2|A2c2e2c'2|b2g2d2B2|G2B2d2b2| g2e2c2A2|E2A2c2E2|(ag)(fe) abab|g2e2c2g2| (ed)cd (ed)cd|e2c'2e2c2|(dc)Bc (dc)Bc|d2b2d2(cB)| (cB)AB (cB)AB|G2e2G2E2|A2c2E2^G2|A4 A2|| ag|e2A2c2e2|abab c'2 (ba)|b2G2B2d2|gaga b2 (ag)| a2d2c3B|(cB)(A^G) ABcd|e2 (dc) dBcd|^G3F E2g2| e2c2G2c2|e2g2c'2g2|a2d2B2d2|g2b2d2 (cB)| ceac' e2 (dc)|Bdgb ~c3B|cede EA^GB|A4 A2||

X:1 T:John Anderson my Jo M:C L:1/8 R:Air Q:"Slow" B:James Oswald – Caledonian Pocket Companion, vol. 4 (1760, p. 22) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Gmin T^F>E|D2G2 (G^F)(GA)|B3c {Bc}d2 Tc>B|A2 (G=F) (FG)(F=E)|F3G (AG)(F=E)| D2G2 (G^F)(GA)|B3c (BA)(GF)|d2F2 (BA)(Bc)|d3e d2f2|(ed)(cB) B3c| (de)(fg) (fd)(cB)|{B}TA3G (FG)(AB)|c3d c2 (B>c)|d3e {d}c3B|(AB)(cd) {c}B3A| BA (G/A/B) D2 (G^F)|G3A G2::(B>A)|G2D2 (dc)(BA)|(BA)(G^F) G(dcB)| TA2 (GF) (fd)(cB)|A3B (AB)(cd)|TB2 (AG) D2(GA)|B3c (Bc)(de)| (fg)(fe) (dc) B/(d/c/e/)|d2F2D2f2|(ed)(cB) f2B2|(de) f2F2B2|f2d2 (FB)(dB)| c3d c2 (BA)|(Bdfb) {d}Tc3B|(Acf)a {c}TB3A|.d(BAG) D2 (G^F)|(G3A)G2:| |:(d/c/B/A/)|B2G2D2 G>A|B2d2g2b2|a(fed) (cBAG)|F2A2c2a2| g2d2 (cB)(AG)|D2G2B2D2|b(ag^f) g^fga|Tf2d2TB2f2|(dc)(Bc) (dc)(Bc)| d2b2Td2(cB)|(cB)(AB) (cB)(AB)|c2a2c2T(BA)|(BA)(GA) (BA)(GA)| ^F2d2 (GF)(=ED)|G2(AB) (DG)(^FA)|G3A G2::(gf)|d2(G>A) TB2d2| gGga {ga}b2 (ag)|a2F2TA2c2|f=efg a2 (g^f)|g2 (c>d) {c}TB3A| (BA)(G^F) (GA)(Bc)|d2 (cB) cABc|{G}T^F3E D2f2|(ed)(cB) F2 (B>c)| d2f2 (ba)(g^f)|g2 T(c>B) A2c2|f2 (f/g/)a {c}TB3A| (Bd)(fb) d2 T(cB)|(Ac)(fa) c2 T(BA)|.B(dcd) (DG^FA)|(G3A) G2:| M:C| L:1/8 "Brisk"F2|D2G2G2A2|B4B2c2|A3G F2F2|F6F2|D2G2G2A2| B4 B2c2|d2c2B2c2|d6 f2|d2c2B2c2|d2e2f2d2|c2B2A2B2| c4B2c2|d4 c2B2|A4 G2F2|D2G2G2^F2|G6::=e^f| g2G2g2G2|g4 a2b2|a2f2f2f2|c'4b2a2|g2 (ba)g2g2| g2b2g2f2|d2c2B2c2|d6 (fe)|d2B2f2B2|b2B2 (fd)B2| F2G2A2B2|c4B2c2|d2g2f2e2|d4 (cBAG)|D2G2G2^F2|G6:|]

X:2 T:John Anderson My Jo M:2/4 L:1/8 S:Aird, Selections vol. II (1785) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Amin G | EAAB | c2 cd | BGG>A | G3 A/G/ | EAAB | cBcd | edcd | e3 || f | edcd | efge | dcBc | d2 cd | ecdB | cABe | EAA^G | A3 || g | eaab | c'2 c'd' | bgga | g2 ag | eaab | c'2 ba | bgee | e3 g/f/ | ecgc | c'cgc | GABc | d2 cd | ecdB | cABe | EAA^G | A3 ||

X:3 T:John Anderson My Jo M:C L:1/8 Q:"Andante con express." B:Davidson's Gems of Scottish Melody (n.d., p. 30) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Gmin (GF)|D3G G2A2|B4 B2 (cB)|A3B A2G2|F4 z2 (GF)| D3G G2A2|B4 B2c2|d3c B2c2|d4 z2f2| d3B B2d2|f4 e3d|c3B A2B2|c4 z2 (Bc)| d2B2c2A2|B3G !fermata!d2 (GF)|D2G2G3^F|G6||

X:1 T:John Anderson M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Air S:John Rook music manuscript collection (Waverton, Cumbria, 1840, p. 153) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Emin G|EGGB cBcd|BGGA G3 B/G/|EAAB|cBcd|edcd|e3|| g|edcd|efge|dcBc|d2 cde|ecdB|cABe|EAAB|G3||

X:2 T:I am the Duke of Norfolk or Pauls Steeple M:2/4 L:1/8 B:Playford - English Dancing Master (1651) K:Gmin B2|B>AG>A|B2B c/B/|AF FF|F2 FF|GG GA|(Bc/B/) AG|d2d2 |d3 c| BB Bc|d2 cB|cc cc|c2 c(B/c/)|dd cB|AG (Ac)|B2G2|G3||