Rothiemurchus Rant

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 Theme code Index    3335 1H61H6
 Also known as    Grant's Strathspey, Grant of Strathspey (The), Maid in Danger (The), Rothemurchue's Rant, Rothymurchews Strathspey
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland, Canada
 Genre/Style    Cape Breton/PEI, Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Strathspey
 Key/Tonic of    C
 Accidental    NONE
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4, 2/2
 History    CANADA(Maritimes/English)
 Editor/Compiler    Robert Bremner
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:A Collection of Scots Reels
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 42
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1757
 Artist    Biography:Angus Chisholm
 Title of recording    Rothermurche's Rant / Braes of Auchertyre / Argyll Bowing Green
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
Angus Chisholm. Rothermurche's Rant / Braes of Auchertyre / Argyll Bowing Green (aka The Braes of Glencoe)
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Rothymurchews Strathspey C:Variations by Robert Mackintosh M:C L:1/16 R:Strathspey Q:"Slow" B:Robert Mackintosh – “A Fourth Collection of New Strathspey Reels, also some Famous old Reels” (1804, p. 11) N:Dedicated to the Dutchess [sic] of Manchester N:Robert “Red Rob” Mackintosh (c. 1745-1808) was a Scottish violinist and N:composer active in Edinburgh at the end of the 18th century. Originally from N:Tullymet, near Pitlochry, Perthshire. He moved to London in the last decade N:of his life. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:C G2|T(E3DEC3) E2G2 G2AB|cG3TA3G cG3Ac3|T(E3DE)C3 E(G3Gc3)|A3cGc3 TED3D2:| f2|e4 (d3e) d3edA3|(cBcd) {c}e3d cA3cG3|A2AA TA3g {f}e4 d3c|A3cGc3 ~ED3D2:| |:gf|(eg3g3a) g3agf3|e3(aa3b) a3bag3|eg3de3 ~c3dec3|A(aTg3f) ed3d2:| |:g2|{f}e4 Td3c d2e2 {gab}a4|g3fe3e cA3A3c|G3Ac3d (c/d/e3) d3c Ac3Gc3 TED3D2:| P:Variations GF|EFDE (CB,CD) (EEGF) G2AB|T(cBcG) (ABAG) (cGEG) (AGAc)|(EDEC) G,CEG (CE)(Gc) (EG)(ce)|(Ac) (d/c/B/c/) (Gc) (d/c/B/c/) ~ED3D2:| |:f2|(egfe) (dBcd) (dfed) (edcA)|(cBcd) (efed) (cA)(Gc) (Ec)(Gc)|(AFEF) (Ac)(ag) (fe)(ag) (fe)(dc)|(Ac) (d/c/B/c/) (Gc) (d/c/B/c/) TED3D2:| |:gf|(eg)(c'g) (ge)(ef) (gfga) (gagf)|.e(Ace) .a(Ace) (ae)(ag) (abag)|(egfg) (ef)(de) (cBcd) (fe)(dc)|(Ac)(fa) (ga)(fg) {f}ED3D2:| |:gf|(eg)(c'g) (ec)(ef) (gfga) (gagf)|.e(Ace) .a(Ace) (ae)(ag) (abag)|(egfg) (ef)(de) (cBcd) (fe)(dc)|(Ac)(fa) (ga)(fg) {f}ed3d2:| |:g2|c'(c/e/g/) (fe)(dc) T(d^cde) T(fefa) |(g<a)(f<g) (e<f)(d<e) c2A2A2c2|T(G^FGA) T(cBc)d (.c.g.a.g .f.e.d.c)|(Ac) d/c/B/c/ (Gc) (d/c/B/c/) ED3D2:|]

X:1 T:Rothe Murchus's Rant M:C| L:1/8 R:Strathspey or Reel S:James Goodman music manuscript collection (mid-19th cent., County Cork, p. 95) F: Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D A|F>EF>D FA A2|d>A BA> d>A B<d|F>EF>D F<AA>d|B>dA>d (F>E)E:| |:a|{g}f2 e>d ~e>feB|d>efe d/c/B/A/ dA|Bf b>a {g}f2 ed|BdA>d FE E:| |:g|faa>b a>bae|fbb>c' b>c'ba|f>ae>f d>ef>d|fba>f fe e:| |:a|gf ed e>f b2|aff>e d2 Bd|A>Bd>e d/e/f e>d|B>dA>d FE Ea |g>fe>d e>f {a}b2|a>ff>e d2 Bf/a/|b>f a>e f2 ed|B>c/2d/4 Ad FE E!D.C.!||

X: 57 T: ROTHERMURCUS RANT %R: strathspey B: Jean White "100 Popular Hornpipes, Reels, Jigs and Country Dances", Boston 1880 p.25 F: Z: 2014 John Chambers <> M: C| L: 1/16 K: C % - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - G2 |\ E3DE3C EG3 G4 | c3GA3G c3GA3c |\ E3DE3C DG3G3c | A3cG3c [EC][D3B,3][D2B,2] :| f2 |\ e3gg3a g3ag3d | e3aa3b a3ba3g |\ e3gd3e c3de3c | A3ag3f ed3d3g | f3ed3c d3ea4 | g3ee3d c4 A2eg |\ a3eg3d {f}e4d3c | A3cG3c [EC][D3B,3][D2B,2] |] % - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

X:1 T:Rothiemurchus Rant M:C L:1/8 R:Strathspey B:Stewart-Robertson – The Athole Collection (1884) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:C G|E>DE>C EG G2|c>GA>G c>G A<c|E>DE>C E<G G>c|A<c G>c E<DD:| |:f|e2 d>c d>ed>B|c>de>d e/d/c/B/ c>G|A/A/A a>g e2 d>c|A<cG<c E<DD:| |:f|e<g g>a g>ag>d|e<a a>b a>ba>g|e<g d>e c>de>c|A<a g>e e<dd:| ||g|e2 d>^c d<e a2|g<e e>d c<A A>c|GAcd e2 d<c|A<cG<c E<D D>g| e2 d>c d<e a2|g<e e>d c<A Ae/g/|a>eg>d e2 d<c|A<cG<c E<DD||

X:1 T:Rothemurchue's Rant M:C| L:1/8 R:Strathspey B:Köhler’s Violin Repository vol. 3 (1885, p. 236) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Ddor G|(E>D)(E>C) EG G2|(c>G)A>G c>GA<c|E>DE>C E<GG>c|(A>d)(G>c) EDD:| |:g|{f}e2 (d>c) d>e(dA)|c>d(ed) (e/d/c/B/) (cG)|A/A/A (a>g) {f}e2 (dc)|(A>c)(G>c) EDD:| |:f|e<g(g>a) (g>a)g>d|e<a(a>b) (a>b)ag|(e>g)(d>e) ~c>dec|A<a(g>e) (ed)d:|| g|(fe)(dc) d<e a2|(ge)e>d ~c2 (Ac)|(G>A)(c>d) (c/d/e) (d>c)|(Ac)(Gc) EDD>g| (fe)(dc) d<e {^g}a2|(=g<e)(e>d) ~c2 (Ae/g/)|(a>e)(g>d) {f}e2 (dc)|\ M:1/16 (A3B/c/) (G3c) E2D2D2 !D.C.!||

X:2 T:Rothiemurchus Rant M:C L:1/16 R:Strathspey Q:"Bold and slow." S:Skinner – Harp and Claymore Collection (1904) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D (G2 | F3)E FD3 F(A3 A4) |{c}d3A B3A {c}.d3.A .B.d3 |{G}F3E FD3 F(A3 A3)d | B3d A3D F3E E2 || .a2 | (g2f2) {f}.e2.d2 e3fe3c | d3e{de}f3e (fe).d.c {c}d2A2 | BB3b3a {a}(f4 e3)d | B3d A3d F3E E2 :| |: g2 | .f(a3a3).b a3ba3f | .g(b3 b3).a a3ba3g | fa3 ef3 ~d3e fd3 | gb3 {b}a3f {f}e4 e2 :| |: a2 | (g2f2){f}e2d2 e2f2 b4 |1 a3ff3e d3B Bd3 | A3Bd3e {de}f4 {f}e3d | B3d A3d F3E E2 :| ||2 a3ff3e d3B B2a2 | b3fa3e g2f2 {f}e3d |B3d A3d F3E E2 ||