Rantin' Roarin' Willie (1)

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 Theme code Index    513 7b24
 Also known as    Circle (9) (The), Mitford Galloway (The), Mr. Robertson of Ladykirk's Delight, Porst Crom (Am), Roaring Willie (1), Rantin' Roarin' Willy, Ranting Roaring Willie, Rattlin Roarin Willie, Rattling Roaring Willy
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England, Scotland
 Genre/Style    Northumbrian/Borders, Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Slip/Hop Jig
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Mixolydian
 Time signature    9/8
 History    ENGLAND(North East)
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    David Young
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:The MacFarlane Manuscript
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 2, p. 2
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1741
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
Rantin' Roarin' Willie

Played by: Danny Mc Nab
Source: Soundcloud
Image: Glen Collection of printed music: Songs of Scotland prior to Burns
 Score   ()   
Ranting Roaring Willie

X:1 T:Ranting Roaring Willie [1] T:Rattlin' Roarin' Willie M:9/4 L:1/4 S:Henry Atkinson's original MS, Hartburn, N'umberland, 1694, no. HA.134 O:England A:Hartburn, Northumberland N:"Unedited". Many inconsistencies in the MS, but I have refrained from editing N:as it is a tune commonly found elsewhere. CGP N:See Matt Seattle's reconstruction http://www.folknortheast.com/learn/core-tunes/rattlin-roarin-willie H:1/4 Z:vmp.Chris Partington, Jan. 2004 K:D V:1 clef=treble name="1." [V:1] (B/c/)|A2D F2D (FA)B|cdc (cG)EG(AB)|A2D F2D (F/A/) |(B/c/) (d/c/)(d/c/)(d/c/)”^sic barlines”| (d/c/)(B/A/)(G/F/) A2(B/c/)|(d/c/)(d/c/)(d/c/) (d/c/)(B/A/) (G/F/) A2B|cdc (c/G/)E GAB|A2F B2A d2(c/B/)| ADF ECE D2||D|DA,D DA,D DA,D|EDE CEC (E/F/G)E|EA,D DA,D DA,D|FEF CFC F/G/AF| EDE CEC (E/F/)GE|A2F B2A d2(c/B/)| ADF ECE D2||A|d>ef f>ef d2A|c>de e>de c2A| cAB Adc/B/|A/D/F E/C/ED2||A|AFD AFD AFD|cGE cGE cGE|AFD AFD| dAF dAF dAF|dAF dAF dAF|cGE cGE G>AB|A2F B2A dc/B/| ADF FCE D3-|D2|] W:See notes re editing

X:1 T:Rattling Roaring Willy [1] M:9/8 L:1/8 B:David Young – “A Collection of Scotch Airs with the latest Variations” (AKA - The B:McFarlane Manuscript (c. 1741, No. 2, p. 2) F: https://rmacd.com/music/macfarlane-manuscript/collection/pdfs/rattling_roaring_willy.pdf N:The Society of Antiquaries of Scotland K:Amix f/e/|Tc2A Ac/B/A Tcef|g2d- dB/c/d/G/ d2 (f/g/)|Te2A Acx/B/A Tce2|af/g/a (ef)A Tc2e| a/g/f/e/f dfd ecA|Bgd eB/c/d/G/ d2f|ec/d/e/c/ (df)d (ea)e|(ca)c (Bg)B TA2:| |:f/g/|a>ef efA (ce)A|ge/f/g (dg)G d2f|e/d/c/B/A acA ecE|cae fde (ce)A| af/g/a (ef)A (ce)A|ge/f/g (dg)B (Gd)B|(Ae)c (df)d (ea)e|(ca)c (Be)c A2:| |:f/g/|af/g/a/A/ ec/d/e/A/ TcA/B/c/A/|dB/c/d/B/ ge/f/g/G/ d2f|ec/d/e/A/ fc/d/e/A/ TcA/B/c/A/| af/g/a/e/ fd/e/f/d/ ec/d/e/c/|Aa/g/f/e/ dg/f/e/d/ Tcf/e/d/c/|Bg/f/e/d/ eB/c/d/G/ dB/c/d/B/| TcA/B/c/A/ dd/e/f/d/ ea/g/f/e/|cf/e/d/c/ Be/d/c/B/ A2::a/e/|Tc2A Ac/B/A Ac/B/A|g2G GB/A/G d2(fg)| Te2A (ec)A (ac)A|fd/e/f/d/ ece Aec|af/g/a/e/ fdB ecA|Bgd GB/c/d/B/ dfd| ec/d/e/c/ df/e/f/d/ eae|fdf BeTc A2::f/g/|a/g/f/e/d/c/ BeTc AeTc|g/f/e/d/c/B/ GdB d2f| e/d/c/d/e/f/ eAc eAc|a/g/f/e/f/d/ ece Aec|f/g/a/e/f/d/ e/d/c/B/e/B/ Tc2A|B/d/g/a/g/f/ e/d/c/B/G/B/ d2f| e/A/c/d/e/c/ d/e/f/d/e/f/ ^g/e/f/g/a/e/|cac B=GB A2::f/e/|Tc2A A/B/c/d/e ecA|g2d- dB/c/d/B/ (Gg)B| Tc2A e/d/c/d/e (ca)e|fdf ec/d/e/A/ (ce)A|aAe fd/e/f/d/ (ec)A|(gB)e dB/c/d/G/ d2B| (ce)c dd/e/f/d/ (ea)e|(ca)c (Be)T^G A2::f/^g/|a/A/c/d/e/f/ e/A/c/d/e/f/ e/A/c/d/e/f/| g/G/B/c/d/e/ d/G/B/c/d/e/ d2f|e/A/c/d/e/f/ e/A/c/d/e/f/ e/A/c/d/e/c/|a/f/g/e/f/d/ e/c/d/B/c/d/ e/c/A/c/d/c/| a/f/g/e/f/d/ e/c/d/B/e/c/ A/e/c/d/e/f/|g/e/f/d/e/c/ d/B/c/A/B/G/ d2f|e/A/c/d/e/c/ d/e/f/d/e/f/ ^g/e/a/e/a/e/| cac BgB A2::a/e/|Tc2A ec/d/e Ac/d/e|g2d e/d/B/d/B/G/ d2 (f/g/)|Te2A ece Ece| af/g/a (ef)A Tc2e|a/g/f/e/f/d/ efB ceA|g/f/e/d/c/B/ G>dB d>fd|ec/d/e/c/ df/e/d/c/ Ba/g/f/e/| cA/B/c/A/ BA/^G/F/E/ A2::f/e/|Tc2e a/e/c/d/e/f/ eTcA|Bgd e/d/c/B/G/B/ d2 (d/4e/4f/)| (ec)d e/f/e/d/c/d/ (ea)e|(ae)c f/g/f/e/d/c/ (Be)Tc|A/a/c/d/e/f/ e/c/A/a/c/d/ e/c/A/e/a/e/| g/d/B/d/g/d/ e/f/e/d/c/B/ d2f|c/e/A/c/e/c/ d/f/B/d/f/d/ e/a/c/e/a/e/|f/c/f/e/d/c/ B/e/c/d/e/c/ A2:| |:f/g/|a/A/c/f/e/c/ f/A/c/e/c/A/ a/A/c/e/c/A/|f/d/e/d/c/B/ d/G/B/d/B/G/ d2f|e/A/c/e/c/A/ f/A/c/e/c/A/ a/A/c/e/c/A/| f/d/e/B/c/e/ c/A/e/A/c/e/a/e/c/f/e/d/|c/e/a/e/c/f/ e//c/e/a/e/ f/A/c/e/c/A/|B/d/g/d/B/d/ e/f/e/d/c/B/ d/B/G/B/g/B/| c/A/e/A/c/e/ d/e/f/B/d/f/ ^g/e/c/e/g/e/|a/e/c/a/c/a/ B/g/B/g/B/G/ A2::f/g/|aec Aae fA/B/c/A/| dBG Bgd GB/c/d/B/|TcAe aec Aec|fdf eB/c/d/B/ TcAE| (ca)e (ca)e (Ae)c|(Bb)g (dg)d (Bd)B|(ce)A (df)B (ca)e|f/g/f/e/d/c/ (Be)Tc A2:|]

X:2 T:Ranton Roaring Willy T:Rantin' Roarin' Willie [1] M:9/8 L:1/8 R:Slip Jig S:William Vickers' music manuscript collection (Northumberland, 1770, p. 78) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D V:1 clef=treble name="2." [V:1] B|AFD DFD FAB|cdc cGE GAB|AFD DFD FAc|ded F2G A2c| ded F2G A2B|cdc cBG GAB|d2A B2A dcB|AGF ECE D2:| |:B|def faf d2A|cde ege c2A|def faf faf|def faf d2A| def faf d2A|cde ege c2A|d2A B2A dcB|AGF ECE D2:| |:B|AFA AFA AFA|BGE BGE GAB|AFA AFA AFA|dAF dAF A2c| dAF dAF A2B|cGE cGE GAB|d2A B2A dcB|AGF ECE D2:|]

X:3 T:Rattlin Roarin Willie T:Rantin' Roarin' Willie [1] M:9/8 L:1/8 R:Slip Jig Q:"Allegro" B:Robert Riddell - Collection of Scotch Galwegian Border Tunes (1794, p . 3) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D V:1 clef=treble name="3." [V:1] B|AFD DG/F/E/D/ FAB|=c/B/A/B/c ECE TG2B|AFD DG/F/E/D/ FAc| d/c/b/c/d AFD A2 B/c/|d/c/B/c/d AFD FAB|=c/B/A/B/c ECE TG2B| AB/A/B/=c/ TB2A B^cd|AGF EcE D2||f|d2g fa/g/f/e/ dAB| =cdc cCc TB2A|d2g fa/g/f/e/ d2 f/g/|a/g/f/e/f da/g/f/e/ d2 f/g/| a/g/f/e/f da/g/f/e/ dAB|=cdc cCc TB2A|de/d/=c/B/ cBA B^cd| AGF EcE D2||B|AFD d/c/B/c/d AFD|E=CE cCE G2B| AFD d/c/B/c/d AFD|AFD BG/A/B/G/ A2B|AFD d/c/B/c/d AFD| E=CE cCE G2c/B/|A/B/A/B/=c B2A B=cd|AGF EcE D2|| (3G/F/E/|DA,D DA,D DA,D|E=CE ECE G2 F/E/|EA,D DA,D DA,D| ABA B/A/G/F/E/D/ A2 F/E/|DA,D DA,D DA,D|E=CE ECE G2 F/E/| AB=c TB2A B^cd|AGF EcE D2||B/c/|d/c/B/A/F d/c/B/A/F d/c/B/A/F| E=CE cCE G2B/^c/|d/c/B/A/F d/c/B/A/F d/c/B/A/F|d/c/B/A/F d/c/B/A/F A2B/c/| d/c/B/A/F d/c/B/A/F d/c/B/A/F|E=CE cCE G2c|B=c/A/B/c/ TB2A B^cd| AGF EcE D2||f/e/|d/e/f/g/a/f/ d/e/f/g/a/f/ d/e/f/g/a/f/|=c/d/e/f/g/e/ c/d/e/f/g/e c/d/e/f/g/e/| d/e/f/g/a/b/ a/g/f/g/a/f/ d/e/f/g/a/f/|d/e/f/g/a/b/ a/g/f/g/a/f/ c/d/e/f/g/a/f/| d/e/f/g/a/b/ a/g/f/g/a/f/ d/e/f/g/a/f/|=c/d/e/f/g/a/ g/f/e/d/e/c/ T2B2A| de/d/=c/B/ {d}cBA B/A/B/^c/d|AB/A/G/F/ EcE D2||F/E/|D>(F/D/F/) D>(FD/F/) D>(FD/F/)| E=CEGCE G2 F/E/| D>(F/D/F/) D>(FD/F/) D>(FD/F/)|A>BA B/A/G/F/E/D/ TA2 G/F/| D>(F/D/F/) D>(FD/F/) D>(FD/F/)|E=CE GCE G2 c/B/|A/B/A/B/=c B2A B/A/B/^c/d| AGF ECE D2||f/e/|df/g/a/f/ af/g/a/f/ df/g/a/f/|=ce/f/g/e/ ge/f/g/e/ ce/f/g/e/| Df/g/a/f/ af/g/a/f/ df/g/a/f/|df/g/a/b/ af/g/a/f/ Ta2B|df/g/a/f/ af/g/a/f/ df/g/a/f/| =ce/f/g/e/ ge/f/g/e/ {c}TB2A|de/d/=c/B/ {d}c.B.A B/A/B/^c/d|AGF ECE D2||

X:4 T:Rattling Roaring Willie [1] M:9/8 L:1/8 B:Complete Tutor Violin (c. 1815) Z:Dr. Evan Jones, 2005 K:A U:T=!trill! %%graceslurs false V:1 clef=treble name="4." [V:1] f | ecA ABA cef | (=g3 {fg}) BGB d2g | ecA ABA ceg | T(a3{ga}) ecA e2 f/g/ | {b}agf ecA cef | (T=g3{fg}) .B.G.B Td2B |ABA Tc2 A cea | cAc BGB A2 :| |: f | ecA acA ecA | B=GB gdB Td2 f | ecA bcA ecA | {b}agf ecA efg | {b}agf ecA cef |{b}=gfg BGB Td2 B | ABA Tc2 A cea | cAc BGB A2 :|]

X:5 T:Rantin' Roarin' Willie [1] T:The Mitford Galloway M:9/4 L:1/8 S:Bruce & Stokoe - Northumbrian Minstrelsy (1882) N:Researcher Matt Seattle remarks that Bruce and Stokoe's version N:is taken from Northumbrian piper Robert Bewick's c. 1835 manuscripts, N:although the "Northumbrian Minstrelsy" version s "a partial and, N:regrettably, careless transcription....(that) has since been widely N:copied along with its errors" [1] Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G V:1 clef=treble name="5." [V:1] e2|dcBABG d4 G2 Bc d2e2|=f2 gfed f2c2A2 c4 e2| dcBABG B4 G2 Bc d2 ef|efefge g2d2B2 d4 ef| gfefge g2d2B2 d2c2B2|c2B2A2=f2c2A2 cBcdef|g4d2e4d2 gfefge| dcBcdB c2A2F2G4||e2|G2 BcdB d2 BcdB G2 BcdB| F2 ABcA =f2 c2A2 c4e2|G2 BcdB d2 BcdB G2 BcdB| g2 BcdB d2 BcdB d4 ef|g2 BcdB d2 B cdB g2 BcdB| c2 ABcA =f2|c2 A2 cBcdef|g4d2 e4d2 gfefge|dcBcdB c2A2F2 G4||