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 Theme code Index    1324 3421
 Also known as    Irlandais Jig, Lillie Bulairie, Lillie Bulera, Lilly Bullery, Lilliburlero, My Lord Mayor's Delight, My Thing is My Own, Old Woman Wither so High?, Protestant Boys, Short and Sweet (3)
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England, Scotland, Ireland, Canada, United States
 Genre/Style    English, Irish, Military, Morris, Northumbrian/Borders, Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece, Country Dance, Jig/Quadrille, March/Marche
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    6/8
 Structure    AB, AAB, ABB, AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Henry Playford
 Book/Manuscript title    Dancing Master 8th edition
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 216
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1690
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
Lilli Bulero

Played by: Michael Workman(Gayspiration)
Source: Soundcloud
Image: Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
 Score   (1)   Lilli Bulero

X:1 T:Lilli Bulero M:6/4 L:1/8 B:Playford - Dancing Master vol. 8 (London, 1690, p. 216) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G V:1 clef=treble name="1." [V:1] G3AG2 B4B2|A3BA2 c6|B2d2G2 c4B2|A2G2F2 G6:| |:g4f2 g4d2|=f4f2 e4d2|e2f2g2 g4d2|e2d2B2 A6| e2d2c2 B2c2d2|e2e2c2 B2c2d2|e2e2B2 c4B2|A2 G2 F2 G6:|]

X:1 T:Bili Bylero M:6/8 L:1/8 B:"Alawon John Thomas" i.e. 'John Thomas's melodies' (Wales, 1752) N:'Alawon' is Welsh for 'melodies' K:G GBG B3 | AcA c3 | dBG c2 d/c/ | BAG G3:| |: g2 d e2 e | dgd e2 d | gfe dcB | A2 A A3 | edc Bcd | edc Bcd | efg c2 B | BAG G3 :|

X:2 T:Lilli Burlare M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig B:Oswald - Caledonian Pocket Companion, Book 7 (1760, p. 13) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G V:1 clef=treble name="2." [V:1] D|G>AG TB2B|A>BA c4|(B/c/d)G c2B|A>GF G2:| |:d|G2f g2d|=f>gf Te2d|d>e^f g>fe|{e}d>cB A3| e>dc Bcd|e>dc Bcd|(e/f/g)G c2B|A>GF G2:| |:D|(G/A/B)B TB2g|aAB {B}c2e|(dB>)G (Ec)B|TA>GF G2:| |:d|(3g/f/g/ ag gde|=f>gf e2d|B>cd (e/^f/g)e|(d<B)G A2=f| e(c/e/)g d(B/d/)g|ec/e/g dBd|(e/f/g)G EcB|A>GF G2:|]

X:3 T:Lillbulero,aka. JBa.80 T:Protestant Boys,aka. JBa.80 M:6/8 L:1/8 Q:3/8=110 S:Joseph Barnes MS,Carlisle,1762. R:.march O:England A:Carlisle N:Also aka Jolly Companions. Z:vmp.C.Graebe. F: K:G major V:1 clef=treble name="3." [V:1] "_No key/time sig" GAG c2B | AGA2c4 |\ BdG c2 B | AGF2 G4 :||: gag2g2d | ege2 d2d |! gag2gd |\ e2d2c2 d4 | edc2 Bc d2 | dg G2 cB A2G2F2 G4 ||!

X:4 T:Lillie Bulairie T:Lillibulero M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig B:Neil Stewart - "Select Collection of Scots, B: English, Irish and Foreign B:Airs, Jiggs & Marches, vol. 1" (1784, p. 2) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G V:1 clef=treble name="4." [V:1] D|G>AG TB2B|A>BA c3|(B/c/d)G c2ZB|{B}A>GF G2:| |:d|g2f g2d|=f>gf {f}e3d|de^f gfe|{e}dcB A2d| Edc Bcd|edc Bcd|(e/f/g)G (c2B)|{B}A>GF G2:|]

X:5 T:Lillibulero - In the Beggars Opera M:6/8 L:1/8 B:Samuel, Anne & Peter Thompson – The Hibernian Muse B:(London, 1787, No. 77, p. 48) N:"A Collection of the most Favorite Compositions of N:Carolan the Celebrated Irish Bard" Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G V:1 clef=treble name="5." [V:1] G|G>AG B2B|A>BA c3|(B/c/d)G c2B|AGF G2G| G>AG B2B|A>BA c3|(B/c/d)G c2B|AGF G2|| f|g2f g2d|de=f e2d|def gde|dcB A2d| edc Bcd|edc Bcd|(e/f/g)G c2B|AGF G2||

X:6 T:Lillie Bulera M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Country Dance B:James Aird - Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 3 (Glasgow, 1788, No. 481, p. 186) N:"Humbly dedicated to the Volunteers and Defensive Bands of Great Britain and Ireland" Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G V:1 clef=treble name="1." [V:1]D|G>AG B2B|A>BA c3|(B/c/d).G c2B|A>GF G2:| |:d|g2f g2d|=fgf e2d|d>ef g>fe|dcB A2d| e>dc Bcd|e>dc Bcd|(e/f/g)G c2B|AGF G2:| |:D|(G/A/B) B2g|aAB c2e|d>BG (Ec)B|A>GF G2:| |:d|(g/f/g/a/).g gde|=f>gf Te2d|B>cd (e/f/g).e|dBG A2f| (ec/d/).g (dB/d/).g|(ec/e/).g TdBd|(e/f/g).G EcB|A>GF G3:|]

X:7 T:Lilliburlero B:Irish Street Ballads, Colm O'Lochlainn N:transposed from key of E Z:Paul de Grae M:6/8 L:1/8 K:G V:1 clef=treble name="7." [V:1] GAG B2 B|ABA c3|B<dG c2 B|AGF G3:| g2 d e2 d|g2 d e2 d|def gfe|dcB A3| edc Bcd|d2 B A2 c|B<dG c2 B|AGF G3||

X:8 T:Lillibulero M:6/8 C: S:Seabright N:according to the tradition A:Bledington O:English R:Jig % K:G V:1 clef=treble name="8." [V:1] |: D | G>AG B2 B | A>BA c2 c | BdG c2 B | AGF G2 :| |: d | g2 f g2 d | de=f e2 d | def gfe | ded A2 d | edc Bcd | edc Bcd | egG c2 B | AGF G2 :| z | d3 g3 | f3 g3 | d3 (2de | =f3 e3 | d3 (2de | f3 (2gf |e3 (2de | d3 A3 | d3 (2ed | c3 (2Bc | d3 (2ed | c3 Bc ||d | egG c2 B | AGF G2 ||