Merry Lads of Foss (The)

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 Theme code Index    3565 1H542
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/2
 History    
 Structure    AAB
 Editor/Compiler    Alexander McGlashan
 Book/Manuscript title    A Collection of Reels
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 15
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1786
 Artist    
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Media    
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Merry Lads of Foss (The): Annotations


X:1
T:Merry Lads of Foss, The
M:C|
L:1/8
R:Reel
S:McGlashan - Reels (c. 1786)
Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion
K:D
FA A/A/A B2 Ac|dBAF GEEG|FA A/A/A B2 Ag|fdef d/d/d d2:|
||g|f2 df aeeg|f2 df eBBg|f2 df aeeg|faef d/d/d df|
f2 df aeeg|f2 df eBBg|f2 df aeef|fdef d/d/d d2||
X:2
T:Merry Lad of Foss, The
M:C|
L:1/8
R:Reel
B:Aird - Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 4 (1796, No. 61, p. 25)
Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion
K:D
FA (3AAA TB2 Ac|dBAF GEEG|FA A/A/A TB2 Ag|fdef  d/d/d d2:||
g|f2 df aeeg|f2 df eBBg|Tf2 df aeeg|faef d/d/d df|
Tf2 df aeeg|Tf2 df eBBg|Tf2 df aeef|fdef d/d/d d2||
X:1
T:Merry Lads of Foss, The
M:C|
L:1/8
R:Reel
S:The Buttery Manuscript (c. 1784-1820, No. 834)
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: https://www.cdss.org/elibrary/Easmes/Index.htm
Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion
K:D
FA A/A/A B2 Ac|dBAF GEEG|FA A/A/A B2 Ag|fdef d/d/d d2:|
|:f2 df aeeg|f2 df eBBg|f2 df aeeg|faef d/d/d d2:|]
X:1
T:Merry Lads of Foss, The
M:C|
L:1/8
R:Reel
S:John Rook music manuscript collection (Waverton, Cumbria, 1840, p. 229)
Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion
K:D
FA A/A/A B2 Ac|dBAF GEEG|FA A/A/A B2 Ag|fdef d/d/d d:|
g|f2 df aeeg|f2 df eBBg|f2 df aeeg|faef d/d/d de|
f2 df aeeg|f2 df eBBg|f2 df aeeg|fdef d/d/d d2||

Merry Lads of Foss (The): Annotations