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 Composer/Core Source    Biography:James Oswald
 Region    England
 Genre/Style    English
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece, Waltz/Valse/Vals
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    3/4, 6/8
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:James Oswald
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Caledonian Pocket Companion vol. 2
 Tune and/or Page number    pp. 2-3
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1760
 Title of recording    
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X:1 T:Lovely Nancy [1] M:3/4 L:1/8 R:Country Dance Tune B:Johnson - Choice Collection of 200 Favorite Country Dances, vol. 3 (London, 1744) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G B>A|G2G2 G>B|A2A2 AB/c/|B2 ge dB|A4 B>A| G2G2 dB|A2A2 ge|d>e d>B A>B|G4:| |:B>c|d2d2 ge|d4 B>c|d2d2 gB|A4 B>A| G2G2 dB|A2A2 cd/e/|d>e dB A>B|G4:|]

X:1 T:Lovely Nancy [1] by Mr. Oswald M:3/4 L:1/16 R:Air Q:"Slow" B:Oswald – Caledonian Pocket Companion, Book 2 (1760, pp. 2-3) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G TB>A|\ G4G4 (G3A/B/)|{B}A4 A4 (A3B/c/)|{c}B4 (ge3) (dB3)|\ {B}A4 T(B>A)| G4G4(dB3)|{B}A4A4 (ge3)|(d3e) (dB3) (A3B)|G8:| |:B3c|d4d4 ge3|{e}d8 B3c|d4 dB3 g3B|{B}A8 TB3A| {A}G4G4 (dB3)|{B}A4A4 (c3de/)|d3e (dB3) A3B|G8:| |:B3A|(3G2B2d2 g4 (3G2B2d2|(3A2c2e2 a4 (3A2c2e2|(3d2g2b2 (3a2g2f2 (3e2g2B2|{B}A8 (B3A)| (3G2B2d2 g4 (3d2g2b2|(3a2g2f2 g4 (3e2c2e2|(3d2g2e2 (3d2B2G2 (3c2A2F2|G8:| |:(B3c)|d4 (3d2e2f2 (3g2a2b2|(3d2e2c2 B4c4|(3d2b2a2 (3g2f2e2 (3d2g2B2|{B}A8 (B3c)| d4 (3g2a2b2 (3c'2b2a2|(3b2a2g2 e4g4|(3d2B2G2 B4 cA3|G8:| |:T(B3A)|G4 (3G2A2B2 (3d2B2G2|A4 (3A2B2c2 (3B2d2g2|Ted3Tdc3TcB3|{B}A8 (B3A)| G4 (3G2A2B2 (3d2B2G2|A4 (3A2B2c2 (3B2d2g2|(3e2c2A2 (3d2B2G2 (3c2A2F2|G8:| |:B3c|d4 (3d2e2f2 (3g2f2e2|d4 (3d2B2c2 (3d2B2c2|(3d2e2f2 (3g2e2c2 (3d2B2G2|{B}A8 T(B3A)| G4 (3G2A2B2 (3d2B2G2|A4 (3A2B2c2 (3B2g2e2|(d3e) (dB3) T(A3B)|G8:| |:B3A|G2B2d2g2 G2b2|A2c2e2a2 A2c'2|b2g2a2e2g2B2|{B}A8 B3A| G2B2d2g2 G2b2|A2c2e2a2 A2c'2|b2g2 B4 (cA3)|G8:| |:(B2c2)|d2g2d2a2d2b2|d2c'2d2d'2d2c'2|(b2a2)(g2d2)(c2B2)|{A}A8 (B2A2)| G2d2G2A2f2|B2g2c2a2d2g2|(e2c2)B4 (cA3)|G4:| |:T(B3A)|G2G2- GBdg bgdB|A2A2- Acfa c'afc|(Bd)g2 (ec)g2 (dB)g2| {B}TA8 T(B2A3)|G2G2- GBdg bgdB|A2A2- Acfa c'afc| (Bg)e2 (dB)G2 cAF2|G8::(B3c)|d2d2- defg afd'2|d2d2 defg (af)d'2| (b2g2)(a2e2)(g2B2)|{B}A8 (B3c)|d2g2 dgb2 d2c'2|d2d'2 (.c'.b.a.g .f.e.d.c)| (Bd)g2 B4 (cA3)|G8:|]

X:8 T:Lovely Nancy [1] M:3/4 L:1/8 S:James Ballantine music manuscript collection (1770, Peeblesshire) F: K:G BA |\ G2 G2 (3GAB | A2 A2 (3ABc | G2 gedB | {B}A4 BA | G2 G2 (3GAB | Bg dBcA | G4 :| Bc |\ d2 d2 ge | ed Bc | d2 dBgB | {B}A4 BA | G2 G2 (3GAB | A2 A2 (3ABc | BgdBcA | G4 :| BA |\ GDGDGB | ADADAc | BGdBgB | {B}A4 BA | GDGDGB | ADADAc | BgdBcA | G4 :| Bc |\ dBdBge | e2 d2 Bc | dBdBgB | {B}A4 BA | GDGDGB | ADADAc | BgdBcA | G4 :|

X:1 T:Lovely Nancy [1] M:3/4 L:1/16 R:Air S: William Clark of Lincoln music manuscript collection (1770) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G B3A|G4G4 G3B|A4A4 A3Bc|B4 (g2e2)(d2B2)|A8 B3A| G4 G4 (d3B)|A4A4 (g2e2)|(d3e) (d2B2) (A3B)|G8:| |:(B3c)|d4d4 (g2e2)|d8 (B3c)|d4d4 (g2B2)|A8 B3A| G4G4 (d2B2)|A4A4 (c3d/e/)|(d3e) (d2B2) (A2B2)|G8:|]

X:1 T:Lovely Nancy [1] M:6/8 L:1/8 S:George Bush manuscript K:D f>e | d2d2 d>f | e2e2 e>g | f2 bagf | {f}e4 {g}f>e | d2d2 d>f | e2e2 ba | abafef | d4 :| |: f>g | a2a2 ba | a4 f>g | a2a2 bf | {f}e4 f>e | d2d2 af | e2e2 g>b | abafef | d4 :|]

X:2 T:Lovely Nancy [1] M:3/4 L:1/8 S:Henry Livingston's manuscript copybook, late 18th century Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G |: B>A | GDGDGB | ADADAc | BG dB gB | B2A2 B>A | GDGDGB | ADADAc | BgdBcA | G4 :| |: B>c | dBdBge | Te2d2 B>c | dBdBgB | B2A2 B>A | FDGDGB | ADADAC | BGDBCA | G4 :|]

X:3 T:Lovely Nancy [1],with (4)variations. JJo.011 S:J.Jones MS,1801,N.Shrops. N:Tune found in MSs of Joshua Jackson (Yorkshire), John Clare (Northants) N:and Winder (Wyresdale, Lancs). A:N Shropshire D:J.Jackson version may be heard on "The Miller's Jig" D:by Magnetic North YDWCD005 Z:Neil Brookes 2006 M:3/4 L:1/8 Q:1/4=120 K:D {g}f>e|d2d2d>f|e2e2e>g|f2d'agf|{f}e4{g}Tf>e| d2d2d>f|e2e2d'>b|a>b a>f Te>f|d4::! f>g|a2a2d'>b|{b}a4Tf>g|a2a2d'f|{f}e4{g}Tf>e| d2d2d>f|e2e2d'>b|a>b a>f Te>f|d4::! P:"var 1st" f>e|dAfd {b}ag/f/|eAge {c'}ba/g/|fdaf d'>f|Te2eb a/g/f/e/|! dAfd {b}ag/f/|eAge {c'}ba/g/|fd' {b}ag/f/ a/g/f/e/|{e}d4::! f>g|afdd'c'b|b2a2f>g|a/d/e/f/ g/a/b/c'/ d'>f|Tf2eb a/g/f/e/|! dAfd {b}ag/f/|eAge {c'}ba/g/|fd' {b}ag/f/ a/g/f/e/|{e}d4::! P:"var 2nd" {g}f>e|d2(3def (3afd|e2(3efg (3fad'|\ (3DFA (3fda (3d'af|{f}e4 {g}f>e|! d2(3def (3afd|e2(3efg (3fad'|(3bge (3afd (3gec|d4::! f>g|a2 (3abc' (3d'c'b|a2 (3afg (3afg|(3abc' (3d'c'b (3afd|{d}e4 {g}f>e|! d2(3def (3afd|e2(3efg (3fd'c'|(3d'c'b (3afd (3gfe|d4:| P:"var 3rd" |:f>e|(3dAF (3dAF (3def|(3ecA (3ecA (3efg|\ (3fdA (3fdA (3fad'|{f}e4f>e|! (3dAF (3dAF (3def|(3ecA (3ecA (3efg|(3fad' (3afd (3gec|d4::! {g}f>g|(3afd (3dfa (3d'c'b|a4f>g|(3afd (3dfa (3d'c'b|{f}e4{g}f>e|! (3dFA (3dFA (3def|(3eAc (3eAc (3efg|(3fda (3d'af (3gec|d4::! P:"var 4th" {g}f>e|d/A/B/c/ d/e/f/g/ a/f/e/d/|\ e/A/c/d/ e/f/g/a/ b/g/f/e/|f/d/e/f/ g/a/b/c'/ d'>f|Tf2e>gf>e|! d/A/B/c/ d/e/f/g/ a/f/e/d/|e/A/c/d/ e/f/g/a/ b/g/f/e/|\ fd' a/f/d/B/ g/e/c/A/|d2D2::! f>g|a/d/e/f/ g/a/b/c'/ {e'}d'c'/b/|b2a2f>g|\ a/f/g/a/ b/c'/d'/c'/ b/a/g/f/|Tf2 e>gTf>e|! d/A/B/c/ d/e/f/g/ a/f/e/d/|e/A/c/d/ e/f/g/a/ b/g/f/e/|\ fd' a/a/f/d/ g/g/e/c/|d2D2:|

X:1 T:Lovely Nancy [1]. A Retreat. M:3/4 L:1/8 S:The Buttery Manuscript (c. 1784-1820, No. 28, p. 6) N:John Buttery (1784-1854) joined the 34th Regiment in Lincoln, N:Lincolnshire, England, in 1797 and served as a fifer until discharged in N:1814. His large ms. contains marches, duty calls, dance tunes and airs. N:EASMES identifies this as the Fife MS. and suggests a date of 1780, see N: Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G B>A|G2G2 (3GAB|A2A2 (3ABc|B2 gedB|A2z2 B>A| G2G2 (3dBG|A2A2 ge|d>ed>B A>B|G2:| |:B>c|d2d2 g>e|e2d2 Bc|d2d2 gB|A2 B>A G2| G2 d2 BG|A2 g>e d>e|d>BA>B G2:| |:B>A|GDGD (3GAB|ADAD (3ABc|BGdB gB|A2 B>A GD| GD (3GAB AD|AD AB/c/ Bg|dBA>B G2:| |:B>c|dBdB gf/e/|e2d2 B>c|dBdB gB|A>B A2 GD| G>D GA/B/ AD|AD AB/c/ Bg|d>B A>B G2:|]

X:1 T:Lovely Nancy [1] M:3/4 L:1/8 B:Edward Riley – “Riley’s Flute Melodies vol. 1” (New York, 1814, No. 146) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D {g}f>e|d2d2 d>f|e2e2 e>g|f2 d'a Tgf|e4 {g}f>e|d2 d2 d>f| e2e2 d'b|ab af Tef|d4::f>g|a2a2 d'b|{b}a4 Td>f|a2a2 d'f| {f}e4 {g}f>e|d2d2 af|e2e2 g>{a}b|ab af ef|d4:|

X: 4 T:Lovely Nancy [1]. JaW.047 M:3/4 L:1/8 Q:3/4=30 S:James Winder Ms, Lancashire, 1835-41 R:.Air O:England A:Wyresdale,Lancashire Z:vmp.Chris Partington, Aug 2004 K:G B>A|G2G2GB|A2A2(AB/c/)|B2(ge) (dc)|A4B>A|! G2G2(dB)|A2A2(ge)|(d>e) (d>B)A>B|G4:|! |:B>c|d2d2ge|d4(B>c)|d2d2(gB)|A4B>A|! G2G2(dB)|A2A2(cd/e/)|(d>e) (d>B) (A>B)|"sic"B4:|

X:574 %%annotationfont * 16 T:Lovely Nancy [1] (with Vars). Roose.0574 B:Roose MS, poss. Manchester, mid-late 19th century. Z:Village Music Project 2019 Roger Hare N:NB - None of the triplets are marked as such in the MS M:3/4 L:1/8 Q:3/8=80 K:G y {c/}B>A | G2 G2 G>B | A2 A2 (A3/B//c//) | B2 gedB | A4 B>A | G2 G2 G>B | A2 A2 ge | d>e d>B A>B | G4 :| |: B>c | d2 d2 gd | d4 B>c | d2 d2 gB | A4 B>A | G2 G2 d>B | A2 A2 (c3/d//e//) | d>e d>B A>B | G4 :| "^Var 1st" |: B>A | GD BG {e/}dc/B/ | AD cA {f/}ed/c/ | BG dB g>B | (!trill!B2 A)e d/c/B/A/ | GD BG {e/}dc/B/ | AD cA {f/}ed/c/ | Bg {f/}dc/B/ d/c/B/A/ | {A2}G4 :| |: {c/}B>c | dB Gg fe | !trill!e2 d2 B>c | d/G/A/B/ c/d/e/f/ g>G | !trill!(B2 A)e d/c/B/A/ | GD BG {e/}dc/B/ | AD cA {f/}ed/c/ | Bg {e/}dc/B/ d/c/B/A/ | {A2}G4 :| "^Var 2nd"|: {c/}B>A |G2 (3GAB (3dBG | A2 (3ABc (3Bdg | (3G,B,D (3GBd (3gdB | {B2}A4 {c/}B>A | G2 (3GAB (3dBG | A2 (3ABc (3Bdg | (3ecA (3dBG (3cAF | G4 :| |: B>c | d2 (3def (3gfe | d2 (3dBd (3dBc | (3def (3gfe (3dBG | {G2}A4 {c/}B>A | G2 (3GAB (3dBG | A2 (3ABc (3Bgf | (3gfe (3dcB (3cBA | G4 :| "^Var 3rd"|: "_**NB**"{c/}B>A | (3GDB, (3GDB, (3GAB | (3AFD (3AFD (3ABc |\ (3BGD (3dBG (3Bdg | {B2}A4 B>A | (3GDB, (3GDB, (3GAB | (3AFD (3AFD (3ABc | (3Bdg (3dBG (3cAF | G4 :| |: {c/}B>c | (3dBG (3GBd (3gfe | {e2}d4 B>c | (3dBG (3GBd (3gdB | {B}A4 {c/}B>A | (3GB,D (3GB,D (3GAB | (3ADF (3ADF (3ABc | (3BGd (3[gB]dB (3cAF | G4 :| "^Var 4th"|: B>A | G/D/E/F/ G/A/B/c/ d/B/A/G/ | A/D/F/G/ A/B/c/d/ e/c/B/A/ | B/G/A/B/ c/d/e/f/ g>B | B2 A>c B>A | G/D/E/F/ G/A/B/c/ d/B/A/G/ | A/D/F/G/ A/B/c/d/ e/c/B/A/ | Bg d/B/G/E/ e/c/A/F/ | G2 G,2 :| |: B>c | d/G/A/B/ c/d/e/f/ {a/}gf/e/ | e2 d2 B>c | d/B/c/d/ e/f/g/f/ e/d/c/B/ | B2 A>c B>A | G/D/E/F/ G/A/B/c/ d/B/A/G/ | A/D/F/G/ A/B/c/d/ e/c/B/A/ | Bg d/d/B/G/ c/c/A/F/ | G2 G,2 :|

X:1 T:Lovely Nancy [1] M:3/4 L:1/16 R:Air S:M.E. Eames music manuscript book, frontispiece dated Aug. 22nd, 1859 (pp. 301-302) S: N:Eames was perhaps from Philadelphia Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G B3A|{A}G4G4 d2B2|{B}A4A4 (A3Bc)|{c}B4 g2e2 d2B2|B4A4 B3G| B4A4 B3A|G4G4 d2B2|A4A4 g2e2|d3e d3B A3B|G8:| |:B3c|d2d4 g2e2|{e}d8 B3c|d3ed2B2 g2B2|~B4A4 B3A| G4G4 d2B2|{B}A4A4 Bcde|d3e dB3 A3B|G8:| P:Variation 1 B3A|(3G2B2d2 g4 (3G2B2d2|(3A2c2e2 a4 (3A2c2e2|(3d2g2b2 (3a2g2f2 (3e2g2B2|(B4 ~A4) B3A| (3G2B2d2 g4 (3d2g2b2|(3a2g2f2 g4 (3e2c2e2|(3d2g2e2 (3d2B2G2 (3c2A2F2|G8:| B3c|d4 (3d2e2f2 (3g2a2b2|(3d2e2d2 B4c4|(3d2b2a2 (3g2f2e2 (3d2g2B2|B4A4 B3c| d4 (3g2a2b2 (3c'2b2a2|(3b2a2g2 e4g4|(3d2B2G2 B4 c2A2|G8:| P:Variation 2 B3A|G4 (3G2A2B2 (3d2B2G2|A4 (3A2B2c2 (3B2d2g2|e2~d2 d2~c2 c2~B2|(B4~A4) B3A| G4 (3G2A2B2 (3d2B2G2|A4 (3A2B2c2 (3B2d2g2|(3e2c2A2 (3d2B2G2 (3c2A2F2|G8:| |:B3c|d4 (3d2e2f2 (3g2f2e2|d4 (3d2B2c2 (3d2B2c2|(3d2e2f2 (3g2e2c2 (3d2B2G2|(B4~A4) B3A| G4 (3G2A2B2 (3d2B2G2|A4 (3A2B2c2 (3B2g2e2|d3e d3B A3B|G8:| P:Variation 3 [L:1/8]B>A|GG G/B/d/g/ b/g/d/B/|AA A/c/f/a/ c'/a/f/d/|B/d/g e/c/g d/B/g|(B2A2) B>A| GG G/B/d/g/ b/g/d/B/|AA A/c/f/a/ c'/a/f/d/|B/g/e d/B/G c/A/F|G4:| |:B>c|dd d/e/f/g/ a/f/c'|dd d/e/f/g/ a/f/d'|bgaegB|(B2~A2) B>c| dg d/g/b dc'|dd' c'/b/a/g/ f/e/d/c/|B/d/g B2 c>A|G4:| P:Variation 4 B>A|GDGD G/d/c/B/|ADAD A/c/B/A/|B/G/A/B/ c/d/e/f/ gB|(B2 ~A2) B>A| DGDG G/B/d/B/|ADAD A/c/B/d/|g/a/b/g/ d/g/B/d/ A/c/F/A/|(A2~G2):| |:B>c|dBdB a/g/f/g/|f/e/d/e/ {e}d2 B>c|dBdBgB|(B2~A2) B>A| G/D/E/F/ G/A/B/c/ d/B/A/G/|A/[D/F/]A/B/ c/B/c/d/ e/c/B/A/|B/d/g/b/ a/f/d/c/ B/g/A/c/ B/d/F/A/|G4:|

X:5 T:Lovely Nancy [1] M:3/4 L:1/8 S:Chappell - Popular Music of the Olden Time (1859) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Eb G>F|E2E2 E>F/2G/4|G2 ec BG|G2F2 G>F|E2E2 E>F/2G/4| G2F2 ec|B>c BG F>G|E8:||:G>A|B2B2 ec|c2B2 G>A|B2B2 eG| G2F2 G>F|E2E2 E>F/2G/4|G2F2 A>B/2c/4|B>c BG F>G|E6:|]