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 Theme code Index    1356 4446
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Shetland/Orkney
 Meter/Rhythm    March/Marche
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Mixolydian
 Time signature    4/4
 History    SCOTLAND(Shetland/Orkney)
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Tom Anderson & Pam Swing
 Book/Manuscript title    Haand Me Doon da Fiddle
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 36
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1979
 Artist    Tom Anderson & Aly Bain
 Title of recording    The Silver Bow
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Philo 2019
 Year recorded    1976
 Score   ()   

Mill (Da): Annotations

T:Mill, Da
D:Tom Anderson & Aly Bain, The Silver Bow
N:"Work tune"
Z:Nigel Gatherer <>
K:A mixolydian
ABcd e2 f2|d2 dd d2 fe|dcBA ABcA|B2 EE E2 ec|
dcBA ABcA|d2 dd d2 fe|dcBA (3Bcd cB|A2 A>B A4:|]
ecAc ecAc|fdBd fdBd|AFDF AFDF|BGEG BG E2|
ecAc ecef|d2 dd d2 fe|dcBA (3Bcd cB|A2 A>B A4:|]
X: 1
S: Christopher Ritch, Baltasound
R: reel
B: Haand me doon da fiddle, 1979
Z: 2012 John Chambers <>
N: The repeat signs are only at the ends of phrases, and are a bit unclear.
M: C
L: 1/8
F:	 2013-12-05 014055 UT
K: D
(vAB)cd (e2f2) | d2d>d d2(fe) | (dc)BA (AB)cA | B2E>E E2(ec) |
(dc)BA (AB)cA | d2d>d d2(fe) | (dc)BA ((3Bcd) c2B2 | A2A<B A4 :|
ve(ucAc) e(cAc) | f(dBd) f(dBd) | A(FDF) A(FDF) | B(GEG) B(GE2) |
e(cAc) ecef | d2dd d2(fe) | dcBA ((3Bcd) cB | A2A<B A4 :|
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Ida auld days dey wir nae shop loaf bread an baps, an whit shops
dere wis keepit very little flour or aetmael.  Folk grund dir
bere and aets in mills.  Dey wir two kinds:  da haand mill it
wis keepit ida barn an da watermill it st\"od it da side o da burn.
Sometimes when dey hed a lok ta grind and dey wir plenty o' water
dey wid grind maist o' da night.  Dis t\"un wis made up be some een
ta eemitate da motion o' da mill an du can hear foo sh\"u rins roond
an roond an sometimes seems to haver when shu gits ower muckle
coarn.  Nea doobt dey wir mony mill t\"uns in Shetland at ee time
an we're still finnin dem here an dere.  In Norrawa dey hed mill
t\"uns as weel, an dey still mind a lok o' dem.

Mill (Da): Annotations