My Wife's a Wanton Wee Thing (1)

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 Theme code Index    1H51H5 7b47b5
 Also known as    Bride Next, Giggling Young Thing (The), Hexham Quadrille, I'll Get Wedded in My Auld Claes, My Wife's a Whore and a Drunkard, My Wife Is a Wee wanton Thing, My Wife's a Winsome Wee Thing
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Jig/Quadrille
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    6/8
 History    
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    James Oswald
 Book/Manuscript title    Caledonian Pocket Companion Book 6
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 12
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1760
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 Score   (1)   





X:1 T:My Wife's a Whore and a Drunkard M:6/4 L:1/8 R:Air B:The Jovial Crew, 1731, Air XLVI Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D d4A2 (Bc)d2A2|d6 A4B2|=c3dc2 c2G2E2|c6 C4c2| d4A2 Bc d2A2|d6 A4G2|F2D2F2 E2C2E2|D6-D4|| FG|A3B A2F2D2F2|A6 F4 EF|G3AA2 E2C2E2|G6 E4 FG| A3B A2 F2D2F2|A6 a4g2|f2d2f2 e2c2e2|d6-d4||

X:2 T:My Wife’s a Wanton Wee thing M:6/8 L:1/8 B:Oswald – Caledonian Pocket Companion, Book 6 (1760, p. 12) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D (f/e/)|d2A (B/c/d)A|d3 A2B|=cdc cGE|=c3 E2 (f/e/)| d2A (B/c/d/c/B/A/)|d3 A2G|FDF E=cE|(D3 D2):| |:(F/G/)|ABA FDF|A3TF3|GAG E=CE|G3B3| AdA FDF|A3 a2g|fdf ece|(d3 d2) (f/g/)| aba fdf|a3 Tf3|gag e=ce|g3 efg| aba fdf|a3 Tf3|gaf ece|(d3 d2):|]

X:3 T:My Wife’s a Wanton wee thing [1] M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig B:Aird – Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and B:Foreign Airs, vol. 1 (1782, No. 41, p. 15) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D f/e/|d2 A (B/c/d)A|d3 A2B|=cdc cGE|=c3 E2f/e/| d2A B/c/dA|d3 A2G|FGF EDE|D3 D2:| |:F/G/|AdA FDF|A3 F3|GAG E[CG]E|G3 B3| AdA FDF|A3 a2g|fdf ece|d3 d2:|]

X:4 T:My Wife's a Wanton We [sic] Thing [1] M:6/8 L:1/8 Q:"Allegretto" R:Jig B:Thomas Wilson - Companion to the Ball Room (1816, p. 52) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D f/e/|d2A AFA|d3 A2B|=c2G GEG|=c3 AB^c| dcd AFA|d3 A2G|FDF ECE|D3 D2|| F/G/|AdA FDF|A3 =c2A|G=cG ECE|G3 _B2G| AdA FDF|A3 a2g|fdf ece|d3 d2||

X:5 T:My Wife's a Wanton Wee Thing [1] M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig Q:"Vivace" B:G.H. Davidson - Davidson's Gems of Scottish Melody (c. 1830's?, p. 15) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D f/e/|d2A B/c/dA|Td3 A2B|=cdc cGE|=c3 E^c| d2A dfe|{c}d3 A2G|FDF E>FE|D3-D2:|| F/G/|ABA FDF|A3 {AB}=c3|G>=cG EcE|G3 B3| AdA FDF|A3 Tg3{fg}|fdf ece|d3-d2 F/G/| A>BA FDF|AdA FDF|G>AG E>GE|G=cG EGE| ABA FDF|AFA aeg|f>ga gfe|{c}d3-d2|| |:f/e/|d2g faf|d3 A2B|=c>dc cGE|T=d3 {Bc}E2^c| d2A dfd|{c}d3 A2G|FDF EFE|D3-D2:|| f/g/|abg fdf|a3 g2f|g>ag e=ce|g3 {fg}efg|aba fdf| a3 g3{fg}|fdf ece|{c}d3-d2 f/g/|aba fdf|gag e=ce| gag e=ce|aba fdf|aba gab|fga gec|{c}d3 d2||

X:1 T:My Wife’s a Wanton Wee Thing M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig B: Joseph Lowe - Lowe's Collection of Reels, Strathspeys and Jigs, B:book 6 (1844-45, p. 8) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D f/e/|d2A dfd|{c}d3 A2B|=cdc cGE|=c3 E2-^c| d2A dfe|{c}d3 A2G|FDF ECE|D3 D2:| |:(F/G/)|ABA FDF|A3 {AB}=c3|G=cG ECE|G3B3| AdA FDF|A3g3|fdf ece|{c}d3 D2 (F/G/)| ABA FDF|AdA FDF|GAG E=CE|G=cG ECE| ABA FDF|AFA aeg|fga gfe|d3 D2:| |:(f/e/)|d2g faf|d3 A2B|=cdc cGE|=c3 E2-c| D2A dfd|d3 A2G|FDF ECE|D3 D2:| (f/g/)|aba fdf|a3 (g2f)|gag e=ce|g3 efg| aba fdf|a3 g2(f/g/)|fdf ece|d3 D2 (f/g/)| aba fdf|aba fdf|gag e=ce|gag e=ce| aba fdf|aba gab|fga gfe|d3 D2||

X:6 T:My Wife's a Wanton Wee Thing [1] M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig B:Stewart-Robertson - The Athole Collection (1884) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D Major f/e/|d2A dfe|d3 A2B|=cdc cGE|=c3 E2^c| d2A dfe|d3 A2G|FDF ECE|D3 D2:| F/G/|ABA FDF|A3 =c3|G=cG ECE|G3 B3| AdA FDF|A3 g3|fdf ece|d3 D2 F/G/| ABA FDF|AdA FDF|GAG E=CE|G=cG ECE| ABA FDF|AFA aeg|fga gfe|d3 D2|| |:f/g/|d2g faf|d3 A2B|=cdc cGE|=c3 E2^c| d2A dfe|d3 A2G|FDF ECE|D3 D2:| f/g/|aba fdf|a3 g2f|gag e=ce|g3 efg| aba fdf|a3 g2 f/g/|fdf ece|d3 D2 f/g/| aba fdf|aba fdf|gag e=ce|gag e=ce| aba fdf|aba gab|fga gfe|d3 D2||

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