Niel Gow's Lament for the Death of his Brother

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 Theme code Index    5L127b 47b47bL
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    Nathaniel Gow
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece
 Key/Tonic of    E
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Aeolian (minor)
 Time signature    6/8
 History    
 Structure    AB, AAB
 Editor/Compiler    Niel Gow
 Book/Manuscript title    Second Collection of Niel Gow's Reels
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 18
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1788
 Artist    
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
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Niel Gow's Lament for the Death of his Brother: Annotations


X:1
T:Niel Gow's Lament for his Brother.
M:6/8
L:1/8
B:Complete Tutor Violin (c. 1815)
Z:Dr. Evan Jones [Ed.], 2005
K:Bb
U:T=!trill!
U:w=!wedge!
F | DGG  TG2 F | GBc dgf | Td2 c (B/c/d)wc | BFF F2 F | 
DGG G2 F | GBc dgf | dbg fdc | BGG G2 || 
f |g2 b fdB | cdf g2 b | f2 d cdc | BFF F2 F | 
(GB)wF (GB)wF | (GB)wc (dg)wf | (db)wg (fd)wc | wBwGwG G2 ||
X:2
T:Niel Gow's Lament for the Death of his Brother
M:6/8
L:1/8
R:Slow Air
B:Gow - 2nd Collection of Niel Gow's Reels, 3rd edition, p. 18  (orig. 1788)
Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion
K:Emin
TE/D/|B,EE TE>DE|FEF {F}d2B|AFA dB/^c/d/B/|(AF).D D2 TE/D/|
B,EE TE>DE|~FEF e2d|TB>AG TA>GF|(BG).E TE2:||
(B/4^c/4^d/2)|eBe/f/ {e/f/}g>fe|(de).f Tg2 f/e/|{^c/4d/4e/4}d>^cB AFd/B/|
(AF).D TE/D/|B,EE TE>DE|TFEF e2d|TB>AG TA>GF|(BG).E TE2||
X:3
T:There's a youth in this city
M:6/8
L:1/8
N:"Moderately"
R:Air
N:"A Gaelic Air" as insisted on by Robert Burns, but generally
N:though to be derived from "Niel Gow's Lamentation for this Brother." 
B:Johnson - Scots Musical Museum (1790, No. 258)
Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion
K:Dmin
D/C/|A,DD DCD|EDE EcA|GEG cAc|GEC C2 D/C/|
A,DD D2 (C/D/)|EDE !fermata!d2 c/B/|A>GF G>FE|A<FD D2||
|:A|dAd {de}f>ed|cde f2 (e/d/)|c>=BA GE(c/A/)|GEC C2A|
dA(d/e/) f>ed|cde f2 e/d/|c>=BA G<EG|AFD D2:|]

Niel Gow's Lament for the Death of his Brother: Annotations