Major Molle

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 Theme code Index    153b1 153b2
 Also known as    Major Malley's Reel, Major Malley's March, Major Molle's Birthday, Major Moll's Reel, Major Mole
 Composer/Core Source    Biography:Andrew Gow
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    B
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Aeolian (minor)
 Time signature    4/4
 Structure    AAB
 Editor/Compiler    Nathaniel Gow
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Fifth Collection of Strathspey Reels
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 15
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1809
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 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Major Molle's (of the 9th Regt. of Foot) Reel M:C L:1/8 R:Reel N:"This may be Played Slow" C:Andrew Gow (1760-1803) B:Gow - Fifth Collection of Strathspey Reels (1809) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Bmin B(ff>)e dcB^A|B(ff>)e Td2c2|B(ff>)^g (a/g/f/g/) af|ecAc {f}e2 dc:|| B>F F/F/F dBc^A|B>F F/F/F ~d2 cd|B>F F/F/F dBce|(cAA>)c {f}e2 dc| B>F F/F/F dBc^A|B>F F/F/F ~d2 cd|Bff>^g (a/g/f/g/) af|ecAc {f}e2 dc||

X:3 T:Major Molle's Birthday M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel B:A Companion to the reticule (1833, p. 25) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Bmin Bf-f>e (ed)(B^A)|Bf-f>e Td2c2|Bf-f>^g a/g/f/g/ af|ecAc {f}e2 (dc)|| B<F F/F/F dBc^A|B>F F/F/F ~d2 cd|B>F F/F/F dBce|cA-A>c {f}e2 (dc)| B>F F/F/F dBc^A|B>F F/F/F ~d2 cd|Bff>^g (a/g/f/g/) af|ecAc {f}e2 dc||

X:1 T:Major Molle M:C L:1/8 R:Reel B: Joseph Lowe - Lowe's Collection of Reels, Strathspeys and Jigs, B:book 2 (1844–1845, p. 18) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Amin A|:A-eed cBA^G|A-eed c2B2|A-ee^f (g/f/e/f/) ge|dBGB edcB:| AE E/E/E (cA)B^G|AE E/E/E c2 Bc|AE E/E/E (cA)Bd|BGGB {e}d2 cB| AE E/E/E (cA)B^G|AE E/E/E c2 Bc|Aee^f (g/f/e/f/) ge|dBGB edcB||

X:3 T:Major Molle M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel B:Stewart-Robertson: The Athole Collection (1884) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Amin c | Aeed cBA^G | Aeed c2B2 | Aee^f gfge | dBGB edcB :| AE E/E/E cAB^G | AE E/E/E c2Bc | AE E/E/E cABd | BGGB d2cB | AE E/E/E cAB^G | AE E/E/E c2Bc | Aee^f gfge| DBGB edcB ||

X:4 T:Major Malley's March M:2/4 L:1/8 R:March D:Battlefield Band, Home Is Where the Van Is Z:Nigel Gatherer K:Ddor DA A>G|FE DC|DA A>G|F2E2|DA A>B|cA/B/ cA|G>E CE|G2 FE:|| D(A A)A/A/|FD EC|DA A/A/A|F2 EF|A(A A)A/A/|FD EF|G>E CE|G2 FE| D(A A)A/A/|FD EC|DA A/A/A|F2 EF|DA A>B|cA/B/ cA|G>E CE|G2 FE||