Maggie o' Ham

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 Theme code Index    1552 1525L
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Shetland/Orkney
 Meter/Rhythm    Slide
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    3 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    12/8
 History    SCOTLAND(Shetland/Orkney)
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:Tom Anderson & Pam Swing
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Haand Me Doon da Fiddle
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 44
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1979
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
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X: 1
S: Jim Clark, Burravoe
R: jig
B: Haand me doon da fiddle, 1979
Z: 2012 John Chambers <>
N: Bar 9 of the 2nd version has G#s; they are clearly meant as As on the E string.
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
F:	 2013-04-09 005628 UT
K: A
vA2(uB/c/ e2.f) | ve2(uc B3) | vA2(uB/c/ e2.c) | vB3 uE3 |\
vA2(uB/c/ e2.f) | ve2(uc BAB) | {cd}vc3 uA3 | (A3- A2)E :|
vA2uA A2A | G2G G2G | F2A E2C | B,2A, B,2C |\
(vA,B,C E2)uF | vE2(uC B,A,B,) | C3 A,3 | A,3- A,3 :|
P: * second time bowings
| vA2uA- A2uA | vG2uG- G2uG | "etc."y y6 y6 y6 y6 y6 y6 y6 y6
P: "Scordatura" version for AEae tuning:
A2B/c/ e2f | e2c B3 | A2B/c/ e2c | B3 D3 |\
A2B/c/ e2f | e2c BAB | {cd}c3 A3 | A3- A2D :|
A2A A2A | F2F F2F | E2A D2B, | A,2G, A,2B, |\
G,A,B, D2E | D2B, A,G,A, | B,3 G,3 | G,3- G,3 :|
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Dere's no an awful lok we ken aboot dis een.  He comes fae Foula
bit wha Maggie o' Ham wis ah'm never fun oot.  It wid seem ta wis
dat he might hae been \"osed fir da Shaalds o' Foula dance at ee
time as he is dat kind o' a t\"un.  Noo we're written him twa wyes,
da first wye is wi da strings as du usually sets dem bit da Foula
man it I heard playin' him hed his two back strings set to A and E.
Dis alters da fingering.

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