Low Down in the Broom

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 Theme code Index    5255 222H2H
 Also known as    Low in the Broom, My Love's in the Broom, Down in the Broom, Red Red Rose (2)
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece, Strathspey
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 Structure    AABCD
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:James Oswald
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Caledonian Pocket Companion vol. 7
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 6
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1760
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
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X:1 T:Low Down in the Broom M:C L:1/8 R:Air Q:"Slow" B:Oswald - Caledonian Pocket Companion, Book 7 (1760, p. 6) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D d|ADEF A>dAF|E>DEF e3 {de}f|D2 EF d>cBA|(BA)(Bc) d3A| (d{de}f) ed (B{Bc}d) AF|A2 g>f {f}e2 a>g|{fg}a2 e>d (B{AB}d) {B}AF|A2 Bc d3:| |:(d/B/)|(A/F/)(E/D/) D(E/F/) A>B (d/B/)(A/F/)|(A/F/)(E/D/) EF e3 (d/e/)| fD (E/D/E/F/)|(A/B/)(d/B/) d/B/A/F/|(A{ef}g) (f/e/)(d/c/) d3A| d>e {g}f(e/d/) B(A/B/) (d/B/)(A/F/)|A>B (d/f/)(a/f/) {f}e2 f>a| {fa}b2 af (ed) (B/d/)(A/F/)|A2 (g/e/)(d/c/) {c}d3:|]

X:1 T:Low Down in the Broom M:C L:1/8 R:Air Q:"Lively" B:Ritson - Scottish Songs (1794, p. 45) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:C c|GCDE G>c GE|D>C DE d3 {cd}e|C<C DE c>B AG|A>G AB c3|| B|c{cd}edc A{GA}cGE|G2 f>e d2 g>f|{ef}g2 ec A{GA}cGE|G2 AB c4|| C2DE c>B AG|A>G Ac d2 c/d/e|C2 DE Gc {A}GF|G2 AB c3||

X:2 T:Low in the Broom M:C L:1/8 Q:"Slow" S:O'Farrell - Pocket Companion, vol. 1 (c. 1805) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D d | ADEF A>dAF | E>DEF e3 {d/e/}f | D2 EF dcBA | B>ABc d3 :| || A | de/f/ ed BdAF | A2 gf e2 ag | (f>g/2a/4) fd B{A/B/}d AF | A2 Bc d4 || D2 EF d>cBA | BA>Bd {d}e2 (d/4e/2<f) | D2 EF A>d B/A/G/F/ | A2 Bc d2 || A | (d>e/2f/4) ed B{A/B/}d B/A/G/F/ | A2 g>f e2 ag | (f>g/2a/4) g/f/e/d/ B{A/B/}d {B}A{G}F | A2 B/A/B/c/ d2 ||

X:1 T:Low Down in the Broom M:C L:1/8 B:Edward Riley – “Riley’s Flute Melodies vol. 2” (New York, 1817, No. 253, p. 68) F: https://archive.org/details/flutemelodies0000rile/page/68/mode/2up Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D d|ADEF A>d {B}AF|(E>D) EF e2 {de}f2|D<D EF d>c BA|B>A Bc d3|| A|(df) ed (Bd) AF|A2 g>f e2 a>g|{fg}a2 fd Bd AF|A2 Bc d4|| D2 EF d>c BA|B>A Bd e2 (d/e/f)|D2 EF Ad {B}AF|A2 Bc d3||