Mile to Ride (A)

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 Theme code Index    51H7 1H35
 Also known as    Fleet's a Coming (The), Heathery Foldy, I had rather ride a mile than walk in dirt, Press No Me, Riding a Mile, Stannerton Hopping, Stamfordham Hopping, Stanhope in Weardale, Heathery Foldy
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England
 Genre/Style    English
 Meter/Rhythm    Slip/Hop Jig
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    9/8
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    John Peacock
 Book/Manuscript title    Favorite collection of tunes with variations adapted for the Northumberland small pipes violin or flute
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 1 n. 3
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1805
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:2 T:Mile to Ride, A M:9/8 L:1/8 R:Jig S:William Vickers manuscript (1770, p. 44) K:G dBd gag fed|gdB BdB d2e|dBd gag fed|a2A ABA c2e:| |:dBG G2B dBG|d/c/B/A/G GAB d2g|dBG GAB dBG|ecA ABA c2e:|

X:1 T:Mile to Ride, A M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig N:The 6/8 barring is incorrect and should be set in 9/8 B:Alexander Mackay – A Collection of Reels, Strathspeys and Slow Tunes… B:Chiefly composed by Alexander Mackay, Musician Islay (c. 1822, p. 22) B: N:Dedicated to the Right Hon. Lady Elinor Campbell of Islay and Shawfield. N:Mackay was born c. 1775 and was a fiddler-composer from Islay. Many of his N:tune titles are reflect Islay settings. N:Printed in Glasgow by J. MacFadyen, 30 Wilson St. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G e|:SdBd gag|fef g2d|BdB d2e|dBd gag|fef g2B|ABA c2e:| |:dBG GAB|dBG dBG|GAB c2e|dBG GAB|dBG e2A|ABA c2e:|]

X:409 T:I had rather ride a Mile than walk in dirt. Roose.0409 T:Mile to Ride,aka. Roose.0409, A T:Press No Me,aka. Roose.0409 T:Fleet's A'Coming,aka. Roose.0409, The M:9/8 L:1/8 Q:3/8=100 B:John Rooke, Manchester, 1850 Z:Village Music Project, Rob Watkins 2019 K:G %"_Key sig. no sharps or flats in ms" e|dBd gag fed|gdB BdB d2e|dBd gag fed|a2A ABAc2:| |:e|dBG G2B dBG|d/c/B/A/G GAB d2g|dBG G2B dBG|ecA ABA c2:|

X:1 T:Mile to Ride, A M:9/8 L:1/8 R:Slip Jig S:Bruce & Stokoe - Northumbrian Minstrelsy (1882) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G dBd g2g f2d|g2B BcB d2e|dBd g2g f2d|ecA ABA c2e:| |:dBG G2c B2c|dBG GAB c2e|dBB G2c B2d|ecA A2B c2e:|]