Ruffian's Rant (The)

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Ruffian's Rant (The)

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 Theme code Index   5333 5322
 Also known as    Ben Nevis, Cog na Scalan, Down on Yon Bank, I'm Over Young to Marry Yet (1), Kilt is My Delight (The), Lady Francis Wemys' Reel, Old Virginia, Roy's Wife of Aldivalloch
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece, Strathspey
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 History    
 Structure    AABBCCD
 Editor/Compiler    Robert Bremner
 Book/Manuscript title    A Collection of Scots Reels
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 43
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1757
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 PDF Score    (1)   



X:1 T:Ruffian's Rant, The M:C L:1/8 S:McGlashan – Strathspey Reels Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D B | A<FF>E F>EF<B|A>FF>D E>DEB | A<F F>D d>ef>e | d>BA>F E>D E :| |: B | A<F d>A B>Ad>B | A<F d>A B>AB>d | G<F F>D d>ef>d | B>dA>F E<D E :| |: b | a<f f>e f>e f<b | a<f f>d e>d e<b | a<f f>e d>gf>e | d>B d/B/A/F/ E>D E :| || B | A<Fd<F A<Fd<F | A<Fd<F BABd | A<F E>D d>ef>e | f/e/d/B/ d/B/A/F/ E>DEB |A/F/E/F/ d/F/E/F/ A/F/E/F/ d/F/E/F/ | A/F/E/F/ d/F/E/F/ B>A A<d | AFE>D Defd |EBdF E>DEB || |: A<F F>E F>E F<d | A<F F>DE>D EB | A<F F>A d>ef>e| F<F F>A E<DE :| |: B | A<F d>A d>Ad>B | A<F d>A B>ABd | A<F F>D d>efd | B>dA>F E>DE :|]

X:1 T:Ruffan’s Rant, The T:Roy’s Wife M:2/4 L:1/8 R: S:The Buttery Manuscript (c. 1784-1820, No. 477) N:John Buttery (1784-1854) joined the 34th Regiment in Lincoln, N:Lincolnshire, England, in 1797 and served as a fifer until discharged in N:1814. His large ms. contains marches, duty calls, dance tunes and airs. N:EASMES identifies this as the Fife MS. and suggests a date of 1780, see N: https://www.cdss.org/elibrary/Easmes/Index.htm Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D B|A>F F<D|F>EFB|A<F F<D|E>DEB| A>FE>D|d>ef>e|d>BAF|E>DE:| |:b|a>fTf>e|Tf>ef>b|a>fTf>d|e>deb| a>ff>e|d>eTf>e|(d/c/B/A/) d>F|E>DEB| A>Fd>A|TB>Ad>A|TB>Ad>A|B>AB>d| A>FE>D|d>eTf>e|d>BA>F|E>DE:|]

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