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Annotation:Drunken Wives of Carlisle (The)

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'''DRUNKEN WIVES OF CARLISLE'''. AKA and see "[[Gie the Mauking Mair O't]]." Scottish, Reel. Scotland, Lowlands. G Mixolydian(Johnson/Sinkler): G Major (Riddell). Standard tuning (fiddle). ABCDEFG. A tune double tonic tune (based on two adjacent major chords) composed for the lowland pipes from the early-mid eighteenth century, commenting . The title comments on that Lowlands the comportment of the Lowland town's of Carlisle's women, although there were other tunes dedicated to the "Drunken Wives of (various town). "
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''Printed sources'': Johnson ('''Scottish Fiddle Music in the 18th Century'''), 1984; No. 14, p. 29. Riddell ('''Collection of Scotch Galwegian Border Tunes'''), 1794; p. 16.
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