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 Theme code Index    5116 6562
 Also known as    Buacailli Duinse, Lads of Dunce, Lasses of Dunse (The), Lads Dance (The), Ladds Dance (The), Flowers of May (2) (The), Lads of Dunse (The)
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England, Scotland
 Genre/Style    English, Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Country Dance, Jig/Quadrille
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    6/4, 6/8
 Structure    AAB
 Editor/Compiler    Daniel Wright
 Book/Manuscript title    Compleat Collection of Celebrated Country Dances
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 17
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1740
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 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Lads of Dunce, The M:6/4 L:1/8 N:”Longways for as many as will.” B:John Walsh – Complete Country Dancing-Master, Volume the Fourth B:(London, 1740, No. 5) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G B2|B3DD2 D2F2D2|D2F2D2 TB4A2|(BABc)d2 A2F2A2|B2E2E2 E4B2| B3D D2 D2F2D2|D2F2D2 TB4A2|(BABc)d2 A2F2A2|B2D2D2 D4:| |:g2|Tf3e d2 d4e2|(fefg)a2 TB4A2|(BABc)d2 A2F2A2|B2E2E2 E4g2| Tf3e d2 d4e2|(fefga)a2 TB4A2|(BABc)d2 A2F2A2|B2D2D2 D4:||

X:1 T:Ladds of Dunce, The M:6/4 L:1/8 R:Country dance B: Wright's Compleat Collection of celebrated country Dances (1740, p. 17) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G B2|B3D D2D2F2D2|D2F2D2 TB4A2|(BABc) d2 A2F2A2|B2E2E2 E4B2| B3D D2 D2F2D2|D2DE2D2 B4A2|(BABc) d2 A2F2A2|B2d2D2 D4:| |:g2|Tf3ed2 d3e2|fefg a2 B4A2|(BABc)d2 A2F2A2|B2E2E2 E4g2| Tf3e d2 d4e2|(fefga) a2 TB4A2|(BABc)d2 A2F2A2|B2D2D2 D4:|]

X:2 T:Lads of Dunce M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Country Dance B:John Walsh - Caledonian Country Dances (c. 1745, p. 44) N:Published in several volumes and different editions, 1731-c. 1745) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D B|AFD D>ED|D>ED TB2A|Bcd AFA|BEE EdB| AFD DED|DED TB2A|B/A/B/c/d AFB|ADD D2:| |:e|f>ed d2e|f/e/f/g/a TB2A|Bcd AFA|BEE E2e| Tf>ed d2e|f/e/f/g/a TB2A|B/A/B/c/d AB|ADD D2:|]

X:3 T:Ladds [sic] of Dunce, The M:6/4 L:1/8 B:Thompson's Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 2 (London, 1765) Z:Transcribed and edited by Fynn Titford-Mock, 2007 Z:abc's:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D B2|TB3D D2 D2F2D2|D2F2D2 TB4A2|(BABc)d2 A2F2A2|B2E2E2 E4B2| B3DD2 D2F2D2|D2F2D2 TB4A2|(BABc)d2 A2F2A2|B2D2D2 D4:| |:g2|Tf3ed2 d4e2|(fefg)a2 TB4A2|(BABc)d2 A2F2A2|B2E2E2 E4g2| Tf3ed2 d4e2|(fefg)a2 TB4A2|(BABc)d2 A2F2A2|B2D2D2 D4:||

X:1 T:Lads of Dunse, The M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig B:Aird – Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 1 (1782, No. 53, p. 19) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D B|AFD DFD|DFD B2A|Bcd AFA|BEE EeB| AFD DFD|DFD B2A|Bcd AFA|FDD D2:| |:g|fef d2e|fga B2A|Bcd AFA|BEE E2g| fef d2e|fga B2A|Bcd AFA|BEE E2g| fef d2e|fga B2A|Bcd AFA|FDD D2:|]

X:1 T:Lads of Dunse, The M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig B:Samuel, Anne & Peter Thompson – The Hibernian Muse (London, 1787, No. 8, p. 5) N:”A Collection of the most Favorite Compositions of Carolan the Celebrated Irish Bard” Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D B|AFD DFD|DFD TB2A|Bcd AFAF|BEE EdB| AFD DFD|DFD TB2A|Bcd AFA|FDD D2:| |:g|fef d2e|fga B2A|Bcd AFA|BEE E2g| fef d2e|fga TB2A|Bcd AFA|FDD D2:|]

X:1 T:Lads of Dunce, The M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig B:Robert Mackintosh – “A Fourth Collection of New Strathspey Reels, also some Famous old Reels” (1804, pp. 18-19) N:Dedicated to the Dutchess [sic] of Manchester N:Robert “Red Rob” Mackintosh (c. 1745-1808) was a Scottish violinist and N:composer active in Edinburgh at the end of the 18th century. Originally from N:Tullymet, near Pitlochry, Perthshire. He moved to London in the last decade N:of his life. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D d|A2D- DFD|DFD B2A|Bcd AFA|BGE E2B| A2D- DFD |DFD B2A|Bcd AFd|AFD D2:| g|~(fef) d2e|fga ~B2A|Bcd AFA|BGE E2g| ~(fef) d2e|fga ~B2A|Bcd AFB|AFD D2g| ~(fef) d2e|fga ~B2A|Bcd AFA|BGE Egb| agf gfe|fed edc|dcB AFd|AFD D2||

X:1 T:Lads of Dunse, The N:”Very Old” M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig B: Joseph Lowe - Lowe's Collection of Reels, Strathspeys and Jigs, B:book 1 (1844–1845, p. 9) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D B|A2D- DED|DED B2-A|Bcd AFA|BGE E2d| {B}A2D- DED |DED B2-A|Bcd AFd|AFD D2:| g|fef d2-e|fga B2-A|Bcd AFA|BGE E2g| fef d2-e|fga B2-A|Bcd AFd|AFD D2g| fef d2-e|fga B2-A|Bcd AFA|BGE E2 (f/g/)| afa geg|fdf ece|dcB AFd|AFD D2||

X:1 T:Jig (Jackson) N:The tune is the Scottish "Lads of Duns". Goodman has "Jackson" in the N:title line, perhaps thinking it attributed to Walker "Piper" Jackson. M: 6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig N:Obtained by Goodman from the music manuscript collection of John Edward Pigot (1822–1871) B:James Goodman music manuscript collection, Book 2, p. 100 (mid-19th century) F: F:at Trinity College Dublin / Irish Traditional Music Archive Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D B|AFD DFD|DFD B2A|Bcd AGF|BEE E2B| AFD DFD|DFD B2A|Bed cBc|dDD D2:| |:g|fed d2e|fga B2A|Bcd AGF|BEE E2g| fed d2e|fga B2A|Bed cBc|dDD D2:|]

X:0326 T:Lads of Dunce. Roose.0326 T:Lads of Duns. Roose.0326 T:Buachaill? Duinse aka. Roose.0326 M:6/8 L:1/8 Q:3/8=100 U:w=!wedge! B:Roose MS, 1850 Z:Village Music Project, Peter Dunk 2019 K:D |:d/B/|A2D DFD|DFD B2A|(B/c/d)wB AFA|BGE E2B| A2D DFD|DFD B2A|(B/c/d)wB AFB|AFD D2:| |:g|{g}fef d2g|(f/g/a)wf d2A|(B/c/d)wB AFA|BEE E2g| {g}fef d2g|(f/g/a)wf d2A|(B/c/d)wB AFB|AFD D2g|| {g}fef d2g|(f/g/a)wf d2A|(B/c/d)wB AFA|BEE E2g| afa geg|fdf ecA|(B/c/d)wB AFB|AFD D2:|

X:4 T:Lads of Duns M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig B:Stewart-Robertson - The Athole Collection (1884) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D B | A2(D D)ED | DED B2A | Bcd AFA | BGE E2d | A2D DED | DED B2A | Bcd AFd | AFD D2 :| g | fef d2e | fga B2A | Bcd AFA | BGE E2g | fef d2e | fga B2A | Bcd Afd |AFD D2g | fef d2e | fga B2A | Bcd AFA | BGE E2 f/g/ | afa geg | fdf ece | DcB AFd | AFD D2 ||

X:5 T:Lads of Duns L:1/8 M:6/8 R:Jig B:O'Neill - Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems (1906, No. 354) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D B|AFD DFD|DFD B2A|Bcd AFA|BEE E2 d/B/| AFD DFD|DFD B2A|Bcd AFA|FDD D2:| |:g|fef d2e|fga B2A|Bcd AFA|BEE E2g| fef d2e|fga B2A|Bcd AFA|FDD D2g:| |:fef d2e|fga B2A|Bcd AFA|BEE E2g| fga efg|fea B2A|Bcd F2E|FDD D2:|]