Niel Gow

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 Theme code Index    51H62 51H66
 Also known as    Irish Jig, Keep Your Country Bonnie Lasses, Neil Gow's Second Wife again, New Gun Reel, Niel Gow's Strathspey (1), Niel Gow's Reel (2), Irish Jig, Keep Your Country Bonnie Lasses
 Composer/Core Source    Duncan MacIntyre
 Region    England
 Genre/Style    Northumbrian/Borders, Scottish, Shetland/Orkney
 Meter/Rhythm    Strathspey
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 History    ENGLAND(North East)
 Structure    AB, AAB, AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:William Wright
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Peacock's Tunes
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 7, p. 2
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1805
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 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Niel Gow M:C| L:1/8 Q:"Moderato" B:Aird - Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, B:vol. 5 (1797, No. 1, p. 1) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G e|d>Bgd eAAe|d>B gd e2 (ef)|(g/f/e/d/) gd eAAe|gedB G2G:| |:A|G<GG<G AEEA|G<GBd g>deg|dgBg AEEf|gedB G2G:|]

X:2 T:Niel Gow M:C L:1/8 R:Strathspey Q:"Slow" B:Gow - Fourth Collection of Niel Gow's Reels (1800) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D b|a<f {f}d'>a beeb|a<f d'>a Tb3a|(d'/c'/).b/.a/ {c'}d'>a bee>c'|{bc'}d'>baf d3:|| A|d<d {fe}f>d e>BBe|d<d d<d {c'}d'>abd'|(a>.d') (f>.d') eB B(b/c'/)|(d'/c'/).b/.a/ {c'}d'>f d3 A| d<d {de}f>d Te>BBe|d<d d<d {c'}d'>abd'|(a>.d') (f>.d') eB B(b/c'/)|(d'/c'/).b/.a/ {c'}d'>f [F2A2d2]|]

X: 3 T: Niel Gow B: Peacocks' Tunes (c. 1805) L: 1/8 M: C| Z: Valerio M. Pelliccioni K: G e|d>Bgd dAAd|d>Bgd e2 (ef)|g/f/e/d/ gd eAAf|gedB G2 G:|| A|G/G>G/G> AEEA| G/G>Bd g/d>eg| dgBg AFDf|gedB G2 G:||

X:1 T:Neil Gow's Second Wife again T:Niel Gow's Reel [2] M:C L:1/8 R:Reel B:Patrick McGahon music manuscript collection (1817, No. 11) N:McGahon entered the tune again for his No. 68. N:McGahon was a scribe of Irish language literature who lived in N:Dungooley, County Louth, on the Armagh border. He was a N:teacher with The Irish Society in the early 19th century, but little N:else is known about him. A few tunes in the ms. are written in other N:hands. B:Pádraigín Ní UIallacháin – “A Hidden Ulster” (2003, p. 441 ) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G e|dBgd eAAe|dBgd e2 ef|g/f/e/d/ gd eAAe|gedB BG G2:| |:A|GGBG AEEA|GGBd gdeg|dBBg AFEf|gedB B2B:|

X:1 T:Niel Gow C:Duncan MacIntyre M:C L:1/16 B: Joseph Lowe - Lowe's Collection of Reels, Strathspeys and Jigs, B:book 1 (1844–1845, p. 2) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:A f2|ec3{g}a3e {g}fB3TB3f|ec3{g}a3e {g}f4 (f2g2)|agfe {g}a3e fB3TB3g|{fg}a3fec3 A4A2:| |:E2|AA3 {AB}c3A BF3~F3B|AA3l c3e a3efa3|e3aca3 BF3~F3g|agfe ac3 A4A2:|]

X:4 T:Niel Gow M:C L:1/8 R:Strathspey S:Surenne - Dance Music of Scotland, pp. 20-21 (1852) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G e|(d<B){B}f>d (e<A)A>e|(d<B){B}f>d e3f | (g/f/e/d/) g>d (e<A)A>f|{e/f/}g>ed>B G3e| (d<B){B}g>d (e<A)A>e|(d<B){B}g>d e3f | (g/f/e/d/) g>d (e<A)A>f|{e/f/}g>ed>B G3||D| G<G {G/A/}B>G (G<E)E>A|G<GG<G {f}g>d(e<g)|(d<g)(B<g) (A<E) E(e/f/)|(g/f/e/d/) {f}g>B G3D| G<G {G/A/}B>G (G<E)E>A|G<GG<G {f}g>d(e<g)|(d<g)(B<g) (A<E) E(e/f/)|(g/f/e/d/) {f}g>B G3|]

X:140 T:New Gun Reel N:A faithful version of the reel/strathspey "Niel Gow." O:No 140 William Clarke of Feltwell Z:Transcribed by David Dolby 2010 M:4/4 L:1/16 N:First note in bar A4 could be G or A. K:G e2|dB3 g3d e2A2A2e2|dB3 g3d e4e2f2|(gfed) g2d2 e2A2A2f2|g3e d3BG4G2:| |:D2|GGG2 B2G2 A2E2E2A2|GGG2 B2d2 e3de3g|eg3 Bd3 e2A2A2f2|g3e d2B2G4||

X:5 T:Neil Gow M:C| L:1/8 S:Strathspey B:Stewart-Robertson - The Athole Collection (1884) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:A f|e<c a>e ff|e<c a>e f2 f>g|a/g/f/e/ a>e fg|a>fe>c A2A:| E|A<A c>A B<F F>B|A<A c>e a>ef>a|e>a c<a B<F F>f|a>fe>c A2 A>E| A<A c>A B<F F>B|A<A c>e a>ef>g|a/g/f/e/ a>e fg|a>fe>c A2A|]