Mirrie Boys o' Greenland (Da)

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 Theme code Index    51H3H3H 2H757
 Also known as    Merry Boys o' Greenland
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Shetland/Orkney
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 History    SCOTLAND(Shetland/Orkney)
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Tom Anderson & Tom Georgeson
 Book/Manuscript title    Da Mirrie Dancers
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 16
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1970
 Artist    
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
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 Score   ()   


Mirrie Boys o' Greenland (Da): Annotations


X:1
T:Mirrie Boys o' Greenland, The
L:1/8
M:C
R:Reel
K:D
ABde fd f2|e2 ce Aece|ABde fdfa|gecA d2d2:|
|:fgfe fgaf|gfec efge|fgfe fgaf|gecA d2d2:|]
X: 1
T: DA MERRY BOYS O' GREENLAND
S: Nelvyn Leask, Anderson High
R: reel
B: Haand me doon da fiddle, 1979
Z: 2012 John Chambers <jc:trillian.mit.edu>
M: C
L: 1/8
F:http://jc.tzo.net/~jc/music/book/TomAnderson/HaandMeDoonDaFiddle/07_DA_MERRY_BOYS_O_GREENLAND.abc
K: D
|:\
u(AB)vde fdv[f2d2] | veece Aecu(e | AB)de fdf2 |
gecA d2uk.d2 :||: u(fg)fe fga2 | u(gf)ec efg2 |
u(fg)fe fgau(f | ge)cA vd2uk.d2 :|
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Dis t\"un was ta'en back be Shetland fiddlers fae da whale fishing
ida Artic.  Da ships gyaain to Greenland to fish whales \"osed to
call slang Lerwick to get men to join dem.  Dey usually always
wanted a fiddler.  Dere is anidder wye o't played in Denmark.
Nearly every Shetland fiddler played dis t\"un.
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Mirrie Boys o' Greenland (Da): Annotations