Maid of the Mill (1) (The)

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 Theme code Index    51H75H 661H1H
 Also known as    Maid of the Mill for Me (The)
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England
 Genre/Style    English, Morris
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece, Country Dance, Jig/Quadrille
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    6/8
 Structure    AB, AAB, AABB, AABABA
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:James Aird
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Selection of Scotch English Irish and Foreign Airs vol. 3
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 412, p. 159
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1788
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Maid of the Mill [1], The 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. 412, p. 159) N:"Humbly dedicated to the Volunteers and Defensive Bands of Great Britain and Ireland Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D A|Add dfd|cde a2 (f/d/)|BBB BcA|(d3 d2)A| Add dfd|cde a2 (f/d/)|.B.B.B (Bc).A|(d3 d):|| |:Aaa aba|agf Tg2f|efg (g/a/b)d|T(d3 c2)A| Bcd g2 (e/d/)|cde a2 (f/d/)|.B.B.B (Bc).A|{A}d3-d2:|]

X:1 T:Maid of the Mill for Me, The T:Maid of the Mill [1] M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Air B:William Mackie manuscript collection (Aberdeen, early 19th century) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D A|Add dfd|cde a2d|BBB BcA|d3-d2A| Add dfd|cde a2c|BBB BBc|A3 z2A/A/| Aaa aba|agf g2f|eef g2b|d3-d2A| Bcd g2e|cde a2 (f/d/)|BBB (Bc)A|d3-d2||

X:9 T:Maid of the Mill [1]. Roose.0009 C:"Country Danse" B:J.Roose MS, Manchester, 1850 Z:Village Music Project 2019 Eric Conrad M:6/8 L:1/8 Q:3/8=110  % Moderato rather than allegro N:Playford (1698-1728) 'Maid in the Mill' (aka 'Mulberry Garden') is a different tune. N: N:Origins of 'Maid of the Mill' can be traced to William Shield's 1783 opera 'Rosina' and N:may be earlier. N:See also: Fiddlers' Companion 'MAID' -- N: N:The version in Roose is simpler (no accidentals) than more common Morris dance versions N:of the tune. K:D |: A | Add dfd | c>de a2d | BBB BcA | d2z z2A | Add dfd | c>de a2d | BBB BcA | d3- d2 :| |: A/A/ | Aaa a>ba | agf g2f | eef g2a | (d3 c2)A | Bcd g2e | cde a2f/d/ | BBB BcA | d3- d2 :|

X:44 T:Maid of the Mill [1] O:No 44 Wm Clarke of Feltwell MS 1858 Z: transcribed by Lyn Law M:6/8 L:1/8 K:D A|Add dfd|cde a2d|BBB BcA|d3zzA| Add dfd|cde a2d|BBB (B2c)|A3d2zzA| Aaa aba|agf g2f|eef g2a|(d3c2)A| Bcd g2e|cdea2f/2d/2|BBB BcA|d3f2a| d2a f2a|d2a a2c'|dBB BcA|d3zz|]

X:2 T:Maid of the Mill [1] D:Swarbrick, Lift the Lid and Listen Z:Nigel Gatherer N:This version based on the Ilmington, Warwickshire, tune. M:6/8 L:1/8 K:C G | G2c c>Bc | def g2c | A2A _BAG | c3- c2 G | G>cc c>Bc | d>ef g2c | A>AA _BAG | c3- c || ef | g>gg g>fe | f>ef f2e | def g>ed | c3 B2 G | G>cc c>Bc | d>ef g2c | A>AA _BAG | c3- c ||

X:3 T:Maid of the Mill [1] M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig K:G D|G>AG G>FG|A>BA A2c|B>AG A>GF|G>AG G2:|| c|B>cd d>ed|d>cB A3|A>Bc d>BA|G3 F2D| G>AG G>FG|A>BA B2c|B>AG A>GF|G>AG G2||