Smith's a Gallant Fireman (The)

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 Theme code Index    1155 51H42
 Also known as    Carrick Reel, Smiths are Gallant Firemen
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland, Canada
 Genre/Style    Cape Breton/PEI, Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece, Strathspey
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 History    CANADA(Maritimes/English)
 Structure    AB
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:John Anderson
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Anderson's Pocket Companion of the most approved Highland Strathspeys
 Tune and/or Page number    
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1795
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
The Smith's a Gallant Fireman

Played by: Meredith
Source: Souncloud
Image: Blacksmiths for the Los Angeles Fire Department, c. 1900.
 Score   (1)   
Smiths are gallant firemen

X:1 T:Smiths are Gallant Firemen M:C L:1/8 R:Reel B:Davie's Caledonian Repository (Aberdeen, 1829-30, p. 5) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D D3F A/A/A AB|ABdA GFED|E3F B/B/B Bf|gfed {c}B2 Bd| D3F A/A/A AB|ABdA GFED|GABG FGAF|EFGA B2 BA:| |:d3f d/d/d dA|BAdA GFED|e3f e/e/e ef|gfed {c}B2 Be| d3f d/d/d dA|BAdA GFED|GBGB FAFA|EFGA B2 Bd:||

X:1 T:Smith’s a Gallant Fire-man, The M:C L:1/16 R:Strathspey B: Joseph Lowe - Lowe's Collection of Reels, Strathspeys and Jigs, B:book 6 (1844-45, p. 10) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D F2|D6- F2 AAA2 A3-F|A3B{c}d3A FFF2 FD3|E4 E3F BBB2 (B2A2)|d3f{f}e3d BBB2 B4| D6-F2 AAA2 A3F|A3B{Bc}d3A FFF2 F2-D2|G3BG3B F2AF3A|{F}E3DE3F BBB2 B2|| c2|d4- d3f ddd2 (d3A)|B3A{c}d3A FFF2 F3-D|e6 f2 eee2 (e3f)|{ef}g3fe3d BBB2 (Be3)| d4- d3f ddd2 (d3A)|B3A{c}d3A FFF2 (F3D)|G3BG3B F3AF3A|{F}E3DE3F BBB2 B2||

X:3 T:Scotch Hornpipe. Roose.1084 T:Smith's a Gallant Fireman,aka. Roose.1084, The B:John Roose MS, Manchester c1850 Z:Village Music Project-John Adams-2019 M:C L:1/8 Q:1/2=90 K:F F2FA c3d|cAfd cAFA|G2Ge g3a|bgaf def2| F2FA c3d|cAfd cAFA|BdBd AcAc|GABc de f2:| |:f2fa f2fa|fefd cAFA|g2ga g2ga|bgaf de f2| f2fa f2fa|fefd cAFA|Bddd Accc|GABc def2:|

X:1 T:Smith's a Gallant Fireman M:C L:1/8 R:Strathspey B:Milne – Middleton’s Selection of Strathspeys, Reels &c. for the Violin (1870, p. 9) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D F|OD3F A/A/A (A>B)|A>B(d>A) (GF)E>D|E3F B/B/B (B>c)|d>fe<d B2 (B/c/d)| D3F A/A/A (A>B)|A>B(d>A) (GF)ED|G<BG<B F<AF<A|E>DE>F B/B/B (B>c)|| d3f d/d/d d2|(B>A)(d>A) (GF)(ED)|e3f e/e/e (e>f)|g>fed B2 (BA)| d3f d/d/d d2|(B>A)(d>c) (BA)(GF)|G<BG<B F<AF<A|(E>D)(E>F) B/B/B (Bd)O||