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 Theme code Index    11H5 262
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Country Dance, Slip/Hop Jig
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    6/8, 9/8
 History    
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    David Young
 Book/Manuscript title    Bodleian Manuscript
 Tune and/or Page number    
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1740
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 Score   (1)   





X: 1 T:Ragged Sailor [1] B:J.Johnson Choice Collection, Vol. 3, 1744 Z:vmp.Anne Wride 2014 www.village-music-project.org.uk M:9/8 L:1/8 K:G D | GAB g>fe dBG | ABd e2A A2B | G>AB g(a/g/f/e/) dBG |ABd B>AG G2 :| |: g | ece dBd ece | dBd c2B A2g|ece dBd e/f/ge | dBc B>AG G2 :| W:The 1st Man set to the 2d Wo. & turns her W:the 2d. Man does the same with the 1st Wo. W:then the 1st Cu. cross over & make the figure of 8 with the 2d. Cu. W:then they lead down the 3d Cu. and cast up again W:then they set cross Partners always turning the cross Partner, after setting W:then they lead out at both sides.

X:1 T:Ragged Sailor [1], The M:6/8 L:1/8 N:Barred as it appears in the collection, however should be in 9/8 time. R:Air Q:"Brisk" B:Oswald – Caledonian Pocket Companion, Book 2 (1760, p. 20) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G D|GAB (gf)e|(dB)G (AB)d|e2A A2B|GAB gfe|(dB)G (AB)c|TB2A G2:| |:d|(ec)e (dB)d|c2B A2d|(ec)d (dB)d|(e/f/)ge dAc|TB2A G2:|]

X:1 T:Raged [sic] Sailor [1], The T:Ragged Sailor, The M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig B: https://digital.nls.uk/special-collections-of-printed-music/archive/87709309 B: Neil Stewart – Select Collection of Scots, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, Jiggs & B:Marches, vol. 1 (Edinburgh, 1788, No. 55, p. 26) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G B|GAB gfe|dBG ABd|e2A A2B|GAB gfe|dBG ABc|GB2G G2:}| |:g|ece dBd|ece dBd|c2A A2g|ece dBd|gfe dAc|TB2G G2:|]

X:1 T:Ragged Sailor [1], The M:9/8 L:1/8 R:Country Dance B:James Aird – Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 3 (Glasgow, 1788, No. 469, p. 181) N:”Humbly dedicated to the Volunteers and Defensive Bands of Great Britain and Ireland” Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G B|GAB gfe dBG|ABc e2A A2B|GAB gfe dBG|ABc B2G G2:| |:g|ece dBd ece|dBd c2A A2g|ece dBd (g/f/e/f/)g|dAc B2G G2:|]

X:1 T:Ragged Sailor [1] M:6/8 L:1/8 S:Henry Livingston’s manuscript copybook, late 18th century Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G D | GAB gfe | dBG ABd | e2A A2B | GAB gfe | dBG ABc | B2TA G2 :| |: d | (ece) dBd | ece dBd | c2B A2d | ece dBd | (e/f/)ge dAc | B2A G2 :|

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