Rakes of Irishmen

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 Theme code Index    1155 6522
 Also known as    Ranting Rake (The)
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Ireland
 Genre/Style    Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    Jig/Quadrille
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    6/8
 Structure    AB, AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Smollet Holden
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:A Collection of Favorite Irish Airs
 Tune and/or Page number    p, 30
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1818
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Rakes of Irishmen M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig Q:"Quick" B:Smollet Holden - A Collection of Favorite Irish Airs (London, 1818, p. 30) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D F/E/|D>ED D2d|AFA AFA|BdB AFA|EFE EFE| D>ED D2d|AFA AFA|BdB AFA|DED D2|| (d/4e/4f/4g/4)|[A3a3][B3b3]|a>ba afd|gag faf|ede fdB| [A3a3][B3b3]|{f}ede fdB|AFA dAF|DED D2||

X:1 T:Rakes of Irishmen M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig Q:"Allegro" B:J. Clinton – Gems of Ireland: 200 Airs (1841, No. 179, p. 92) H:Irish-born Clinton was a flute teacher for the Royal Academy, London Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G (B/A/)|(G>AG) .G2g|(dB).d (dB).d|(eg).e (dB).d|(ABA) (ABA)| (G>AG) .G2.g|(dB).d (dB).d|(eg).e (dB).d|(GAG) .G2:| |:(g/4a/4b/4c'/4)|d'3 e'3|(d'>e').d' (d'b).g|(c'd').c' (bd').b|(ag).a (bg).e| d'3 b3|{b}(ag).a (bg).e|(dB).d (gd).B|(G>AG) .G3:|]

X:1 T:Rakes of Frishmen M:6/8 L:1/8 Q:"Very Quick" B:Levey - First Collection of the Dance Music of Ireland (1858, No. 78, p. 31) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G B/A/|G>AG G2g|(dB)d (dB)d|(eg)e (dB)d|(ABA) (ABA)| G>AG G2g|(dB)d (dB)d|(eg)e (dB)d|G>AG G2:| |:G/B/|d3e3|d>ed (dB)G|(cd)c (Bd)B|(A>G)A (BG)E| d3 B3|{B}AGA Bge|(dB)d (gd)B|G>AG G2:|]

X:1 T:Rakes of Irishmen, The M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig B:Kerr – Merry Melodies, vol. 1, No. 48, p. 40 (c. 1880) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G B/A/|G>AG G2g|dBd dBd|ege dBd|ABA ABA| G>AG G2g|dBd dBd|ege dBd|G>AG G2:| |:G/B/|d3 e3|d>ed dBG|cdc BdB|A>GA BGE| d3 B3|{B}AGA Bge|dBd gdB|G>AG G2:|

X:1 T:Rakes of Irishmen, The T:Ranting Rake, The M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig B:Glen - Irish Tunes for the Scottish and Irish War Pipes (1911, No. 54, p. 19) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:A c/B/|A>BA A2a|ece ece|faf ece|BcB B>cB| A>BA A2a|ece ece|faf ece|A>BA A2:| |:B/c/|e3f3|e>fe ecA|ded cec|B>AB c<af| e3c3|BAB|c<af|ece aec|A>BA A2:|]