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 Theme code Index    115 227L
 Also known as    Roger de Coverley, Roger of Coverly, Sir Roger, Maltman (The), Old Roger a Coverdill, Haymakers (3) (The), Old Roger the New Way, Ould Roger de Coverley
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England, Scotland, Ireland, Canada, United States
 Genre/Style    English, Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Country Dance, Slip/Hop Jig
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    9/4, 9/8
 Editor/Compiler    John Playford
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Division Violin
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 10
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1685
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Roger of Coverly, a Jigg M:9/4 L:1/8 R:Country Dance Tune B:Playford – Division Violin (1685, No. 10) B: Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D A,2|B,-CD2 D2 (FG) A2 B2-A2F2|E6 E2F2D2C4A,2|(B,C D2) D2 (FG) A2 A2 (B2A2)F2|D6- D3E D2 C4 B,2| (B,CD2) E2 (F2G2)A2 (B2c2d2)|e6-e4 E2 C4 A,2|(B,2C2) D2 (F2G2) A2 (B2A2)F2|D6 D2-E2 D2 C4A,2| A2F4B2G4 A2(F2A2)|E6-E3F D2 C4A,2|A2F4B2G4 A2(F2A2) D6-D3E D2C4A,2| (A2F2)A2 (B2G2) B2 (A2F2)A2|E4 E2 (F2D2)E2 C4 A,2|(A2F2)A2 (B2G2) B2 (A2F2)A2|d6 D3E D2C4A,2| (AGFE) D2 (BAGF) E2 (AGFE)D2|E6-E3F D2 C4 A,2|(AGFE) D2 (BAGF) E2 (AGFE) D2|d6 E2 B,2D2C4A,2| B,CD2D2D4 a2g4f2|(efg2) E2 E2-F2 D2 C4 A,2| B,2-C2D2 D4f2 e4c2|(Bcd2)D2 D3E D2 C4A,2| A2F4-F4 B2 A2F2-A2|E6E3F D2 C4A,2|A2F4-F4 B2 A2F2-A2|d6 D3ED2 C4 A,2| (d2c2B2) (A2G2F2) (B2A2F2)|e4 (fg) E2-F2 E2 C4A,2|(d2c2)B2 (A2G2)F2 (B2A2F2)|D6- D3E D2C4B,2| (A2F2)D2 B2G2E2 (A2F2)D2|E6E3F B,2C4 A,2|(A2F2)D2 (B2G2)E2 (A2F2)D2|d6 D3E D2 C4A,2| B,2C2D2 D4B2A2F2|e6-e4 E2 C4A,2|(B,2C2)D2 D4 B2 A4F2|d6 D2E D2C4A,2| F4-F4 B2A4F2|E6E2C2E2 C4A,2|A2F4B2G4 A2F2-A2|d4 A2 D2 (E2D2)C4!fermata!A,2||

X: 1 M: 9/8 L: 1/8 P: Roger of Coverly (Sir Roger De Coverley) %Q: 3/4=100 S: Playford, Dancing Master,9th Ed,1695. O: Playford, London 1695 %: England;London Z: Chris Partington. F: K: D A,\ |: B,/C/DD D2B AFA | E3 EB,D C2A, | B,/C/DD D2B AFA | d2D D>ED C2A, :| |: AFA BGB AFA | =c2E E>FD C2A, | AFA BGB AFA | d2D D>ED C2A, :|

X:1 T:Old Roger the New Way M:9/4 L:1/8 R:Slip Jig B:John Young – Second Volume of the Dancing Master (editions 1-4, 1710, No. 38). Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D A,2|B,CD2D2 D4 B2 A2F2D2|E6 E2B,2D2C4 A,2|B,C D2D2 D4B2A2G2A2|d4 D2 D3E D2C4A,2:| |:A2F2A2B2G2B2A2F2A2|E6 E3F D2C4A,2|A2F2A2 B2G2B2 A2F2A2|d4 D2 D3E D2C4 A,2| a2g2f2 g2f2e2 f2e2d2|e4 E2 E3F E2C4A,2|a2g2f2 g2f2e2 f2e2d2|e4 E2 E3F E2C4 A,2:|

X:1 T:Roger of Coverly M:9/4 L:1/8 N:”Longways for as many as will.” B:John Walsh – Complete Country Dancing-Master, Volume the Fourth B: (London, 1740, No. 86) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D A,2|(B,C)D2D2D4B2A2F2D2|E6E2B,2D2C4A,2| (B,C)D2D2D4B2A2F2A2|d4D2D3ED2C4A,2|| A2F2A2B2G2B2A2F2A2|_c4E2E3FD2C4A,2| A2F2A2B2G2B2A2E2A2|d4D2D3ED2C4A,2||

X: 1 T:Roger of Coverley. JJo1.190 B:J.Johnson Choice Collection Vol 1 after c1750? Z:vmp. Anne Wride 2015. M:9/4 L:1/4 Q:3/4=120 F: K:D A, | B,/C/ DDD2BAFD | E3 EB,DC2A, | B,/C/ DDD2BAFA | d2DD>ED C2A, || AFABGBAFA | =c2EE>FDC2A, | AFABGBAFA | d2D D>ED C2A, |] W:The 1st Man go below the 2d. Wo. then round her and so below the 2d. Man into his own Place W:Then the 1st Wo. go below the 2d. Man then round him and so below the 2d. Wo. into her own Place W:The 1st Cu. cross over below the 2d. Cu. and take hands and turn twice W:Then lead up thro' and cast off into the 2d. Cu. Place.

X:1 T:Roger of Coverly M:9/4 L:1/8 B:Thompson's Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 2 (London, 1765) Z:Transcribed and edited by Fynn Titford-Mock, 2007 Z:abc’s:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D A,2|:B,C D2 D2 D4 B2 A2F2D2|E6 E2B,2D2 C4A,2|B,CD2D2 D4B2 A2F2A2|d4D2 D3ED2 C4A,2|| A2F2A2 B2G2B2 A2F2A2|=c4E2 E3FD2 C4A,2|A2F2A2 B2G2B2 A2F2A2|d4D2 D3ED2 C4A,2:||

X:1 T:Roger de Coverley M:9/4 L:1/8 R:Slip Jig S:William Clark of Lincoln music manuscript collection (1770, No. 23) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D E2F2G2 g2f2e2 d2B2G2|F4A2 A2E2A2 F4ED|E2F2G2 g2f2e2d2B2d2| g4G2 G2E2A2 F4 ED||d2B2d2 e2c2e2d2B2G2|F4A2 A2E2A2 F4 ED| d2B2d2 e2c2e2 d2B2G2|g4 G2 G2E2A2 F4 ED||g2a2b2 b2a2b2 b2a2g2| f2g2 a2 a3b ag f3e d2|g2a2b2b2a2b2 a2g2f2|g4G2 G2E2A2 F4 ED|| d2B2d2 g2 e2c2 d2B2G2|F4A2 A2E2A2 F4ED|d2B2d2 g2e2c2 d2B2G2| g4G2 G2E2A2 F4 ED||E2F2G2 G,4D2 B,4D2|G,4A2 A2E2A2 F4ED| E2F2G2 G,4D2 B,4D2|G,4G2 G2E2A2 F4ED||E2C2E2 D2B,2D2 D2B2,G,2| A,4A2 A2E2c2 F4 ED|E2C2E2 D2B,2D2 D2B,2G,2|G,4G2G2E2A2 F4ED||

X:1 T:Ould Rodger de Coverley. A Retreat. M:9/8 L:1/8 S:The Buttery Manuscript (c. 1784-1820, No. 35, p. 8) 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: Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D D|G2G G2e dBG|E2A ABG F2D|G2G G2e def|g2G GAG F2D| e2 dBd ece dBG|E2A ABG F2D|dBd ece fdf|g2G GAG FED:|]

X:1 T:Sir Roger de Coverly M:6/8 L:1/8 N:Incorrectly barred in ms. B:unknown music manuscript date 1830, largely quadrilles and B:waltzes, and predominantly labelled in the French language (pp. 100-101) N:Viewable at the American Vernacular Music site F: Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:F V:1 !arpeggio![A,2C2F2]F F2f|cAF G>AG|GAF EDC|F2F F2c|cde f2F|FGF EDC:| |:cAc dBd|ece f2F|FGF EDC|cAc dBd|ece f2F|FGF EDC|| c'ba bag|agf g2g|gaf edc|c'ba bag|gfe f2F FGF EDC:|] V:2 clef = bass !arpeggio![F,,2A,,2C,2F,2]z F,2z|F,,2z C,2z|C,2z C,2z|F,2z F,2z|F,2z F,2z|F,2z C,2z:| F,2z B,,2z|C,2z F,2z|F,2z C,2z|F,2z B,,2z|C,2z F,2z|F,2 z F,,2z|| F,2z C,2z|B,,2z C,2z|C,2z C,2z|F,2z C,2z|C,2z C,2z|F,2z F,,2z:|]

X:1 T:Roger de Coverley M:9/8 L:1/8 R:Slip Jig S:John Rook music manuscript collection (Waverton, Cumbria, 1840, p. 167) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G D|GAG G2e dBG|E2A ABG FED|GAG G2e def|g2G GAG FED:| |:dBd edg dBG|E2A ABG FED|dBd ece def|g2G GAG FED:|]

X:20 T:Old Roger De Coverley. Roose.0020 B:J.Roose MS, Manchester, 1850 Z:Village Music Project 2019 Eric Conrad M:9/8 Q:3/8=120 L:1/8 N:Each wedge generates one warning in Abc2midi. These warnings can be ignored. N: N:NB1) In the MS (and here!), the pickup (correctly!) comes before the repeat. N:NB2) Natural assumed here analogous to measure 1 of C part. N: (This natural is not in the MS. Note that Nineteenth century conventions for N: duration of accidentals differ from today's conventions, so this is a difference N: of convention and not an error.) W:Key sig should probably be Dmaj K:A "_NB1"A, |: (B,/C/D)!wedge!D D2B AFD | C2E EFD CB,A, | \ (B,/C/D)!wedge!D D2B ABc | d2F D>ED D2A, :| |: AFA BGB AFD | C2E EFD C2A, | AFA BGB ABc | d2F D>ED D2A, :| |: fga ef=g fed | c2d ef"_NB2"=g f2e | fga ef"_NB2"=g fed | d2F D>ED D2A, :|

X:1 T:Sir Roger de Coverley M:9/8 L:1/8 R:Country Dance B:Milne – Middleton’s Selection of Strathspeys, Reels &c. for the Violin (1870, p. 40) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G D|:OG2G G2e dBG|A2A ABG FED|G2 G G2e def| g2G GAG FED::dBd ece dBG|[F2A2]A ABG FED| dBd ece def|g2G GAG FED::gag f2e dBG| [F2A2]A ABG FED|gag f2e def|g2 g gag fedO:|]

X:1 T:Sir Roger de Coverly M:9/8 L:1/8 R:Contre Dance B:Laybourn - Kohler's Violin Repository vol. 1 (1881, p. 33) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G G>AG .G2.e d>BG|.E2.A A>BG F>ED|G>AG .G2.e d>ef|.g2.G G>AG F>ED|| d>Bd e>ce d>BG|.E2.A A>BG F>ED|d>Bd e>ce d>ef|1.g2.G G>AG F>ED:|2 g>agf>ef g>dB!D.C.!||

X:1 T:Sir Roger de Coverley M:9/8 L:1/8 S:MacDonald – Skye Collection (1887) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G D|:G2G G2e dBG|A2QA ABG FED|G2G G2e def| g2G GAG FED:||:dBd ece dBG|[F2A2][AA] ABG FED| dBd ece def|g2G GAG FED:||:gag f2e dBG| [F2A2][AA] ABA FED|gag f2e def|g2g gag fed:|

X:1 T:Sir Roger de Coverly M:9/8 L:1/8 R:Country Dance B:Robbins Collection of 200 Jigs, Reels and Country Dances (N.Y., 1933, No. 7, p. 2) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G .G2.G G2e dBG|.A2.A ABG FED|.G2.G G2e def|g2G GAG FED:| |:dBd ece dBG|.A2.A ABG FED|dBd ece def|g2G GAG FED:| |:d'c'b c'b'a bag|e2a a2b c'ba|d'c'b c'ba bag|d2g g2a bag:|