O but Ye be Merry

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O but Ye be Merry

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 Theme code Index   5564 5531
 Also known as    O She's Comical, Oh but Ye be Merry
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Mixolydian
 Time signature    2/2
 History    
 Structure    AB, ABCDE
 Editor/Compiler    Alexander McGlashan
 Book/Manuscript title    A Collection of Reels
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 9
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1786
 Artist    
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
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O but Ye be Merry: Annotations


X:1
T:O but ye be Merry
M:C|
L:1/8
R:Reel
S:McGlashan - Reels  (c. 1786)
Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion
K:Amix
B|e/e/e eg f2 df|e2 ed cAAc|e/e/e eg f2 df|B2 cA BGGB|
e/e/e eg f2 df|e2 ed cAAc|d2fd c2ec|B2gd BGG||
B|eAed c2 Ac/d/|eAed cAAc|eAed c2Ac|Bgdg BGGB|
eAed c2 Ac/d/|eAed cAAc|dfdf cece|Bgdg BGG||
B|A/A/A a2 c/c/c a2|A/A/A a2 cAAc|A/A/A a2 c/c/c a2|B/B/B g2 BGGB|
A/A/A a2 c/c/c a2|A/A/a a2 cAAc|dfdf cece|Bgdg BGG||
f/g/|a>bae c2 Af/g/|a>bae cAAf/g/|a>bae c2 Ac|g>agd BGGg|
a>bae cAfg|a>bae cAAc|dfdf cece|Bgdg BGG||
AaAa BaBa|caca cAAB|AaAa caca|Bgdg BGGB|
AaAa BaBa|caca cAAc|dfdf cece|Bgdg BGGB|
A/a/a A/a/a B/a/a B/a/a|c/a/a A/a/a cAAB|A/a/a A/a/a c/a/a c/a/a|
B/g/g d/g/g BGGB|A/a/A/a/ A/a/A/a/ B/a/B/a/ B/a/B/a/|c/a/c/a/ c/a/c/a/ cAAB|
d/f/d/f/ d/f/d/f/ c/f/c/e/ c/e/c/e/|B/g/B/g/ d/g/d/g/ BGG||
X:1
T:O but ye be Merry
M:C|
L:1/8
R:Reel
B:Surenne - Dance Music of Scotland (1852, p. 77)
Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion
K:A
B||Oe<ee>=g f2 df|e2 ed cAAC|e<ee=g f2 df|B2 (d/=c/B/A/) B=GGB|
e<ee>=g f2 df|e2 ed cAAc|d2 fd c2 ac|B2 (d/=c/B/A/) B=GG||
B|eAed {d}c2 A(c/d/)|eAed cAAc|eAed {d}c2 Ac|B2 (d/=c/B/A/) B=GGB|
eAed {d}c2 A(c/d/)|eAed cAAc|dfdf cece|B2 (d/=c/B/A/) B=GGBO||

O but Ye be Merry: Annotations