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 Theme code Index    1132 6L6L22
 Also known as    Tarry Wool, Tarry Woo'
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 Structure    AB, AAB, AABBCCDD
 Editor/Compiler    William McGibbon
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Scots Tunes Book 3
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 21
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1742-46
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Tarry Woo M:C L:1/8 R:Air Q:"Slow" B:McGibbon - Scots Tunes, Book 3 (1742-46, p. 12) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G G2G2B2 AG|(EDE)G A4|G2G2 B2 AG|(cB)(AG) Bc d2:| |:e2 ge d2 ed|BdgB A4|e2 ge d2 ed|Bdba g4| egeg dede|BdgB {B}A4|GABc dedc|{c}B2 AG B2d2:| |:g2g2{ga}b2 ag|edeg a4|g2g2 b2 ag|(c'b)(ag) (bc')d'2:| |:e2 ge d2 ed|(Bdg)B {B}A4|e2 ge d2 ed|Bdba g4| (e/g/f/g/) (e/g/f/g/) (d/g/f/g/) (d/g/f/g/)|(B/c/d/e/4f/4) gB {B}A4|GABc dedc|{c}B2 (AG) B2d2:|

X:1 T:Tarey Wool M:C L:1/8 Q:"Slow" B:Oswald - Caledonian Pocket Companion, Book 3 (1760, p. 3) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G G3A {c}B2 (AG)|(EDE)G A4|G3A {c}B2 (AB)|(cB)(AG) (Bc) d2:| |:e2 (ge) d2 (ed)|B2 (gB) A4|e2 ge d2d2|(ga)(ba) g4| e2g2 d2e2|B2g2 TA4|G3A B2 (AB)|(dB)(AG) d4:| |:g2g2b2 ag |(ede)g a4|g2g2 b2 ag|(c’b)(ag) bc’ d’2:| |:(efg)e (dg)(fe)|(dB)(AG) A4|e3g (dB)d2|bgab g4| (gf)(fe) (ed)Bg|(dB)(AG) TA4|G3A B2 (AB)|(dB) (AG) d4:|]

X:1 T:Tarry Woo M:C L:1/8 B:James Aird – Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 5 B:(Glasgow, 1797, No. 142, p. 53) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G G3A B2 AG|EDEG A4|G3A B2 AB|cBAG Bc d2| G3A B2 AG|EDEG A4|G3A B2 AB|cBAG Bc d2|| e2 ge d2 ed|B2 gB A4|e2 ge d3e|g>aba g4| e2 ge d2 ed|cBgB A3B|G>ABc d>edc|B2 AG Bc d2||

X:2 T: Tarry Woo O: 1811 B: "Caledonian Musical Repository", 1811, p.106-108 F: http://digital.nls.uk/special-collections-of-printed-music/pageturner.cfm?id=87686121 Z: 2013 John Chambers <jc:trillian.mit.edu> M: C L: 1/8 K: G % - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - [|\ G3 A B2 (AG) | (ED) (EG) {G2}A4 | G3 A w: Tar-ry woo, O* Tar-*ry* woo, Tar-ry B2 (AB) | (cB) (AG) (B>c d2) | G3 A {c}B2 (AG) | w: woo is* ill* to* spin;** Card it weel, O* (ED) (EG) {G2}A4 | G3 A B2 (AB) | (cB) (AG) w: card* it* weel, Card it weel ere* ye* be-* (B>c d2)||e2 (ge) d2 (ed) | B2 (gB) {B2}A4 | w: gin.** When it's* card-ed* row'd, and* spun, e2 (ge) d3 e | (g>a) (ba) g4 | e2 (ge) w: Then the* work is haf-*lens* done; But when d2 (ed) | (cB) (gB) A3 B | (G>AB) c (d>ed) c | w: wo-ven* drest,* and* clean, It may** be clead**ing %page 107 {c}B2 (AG) (B>c d2) |] w: for a* queen.** % - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

X:3 % T:Tarry Wool R:reel S:Rev. R. Harrison’s MS, no. 473, c 1815, Cumbria N:Looks like Sarry Woo in the MS O:England A:Temple Sowerby, Cumbria Z:vmp.Simon Wilson. Review PJH, 2008. M:C L:1/8 K:Em A3A B2AG|EDEG A4|G3A B2AB|cBAG Bcd2|\ G3A B2AG|EDEG A4|G3A B2AG|cBAG Bcd2|! e2ge d2ed|B2GB A4|e2ge d2ed|\ cBgB A3B|G>ABc d>edc|B2AG Bcd2|]

X:4 T:Tarry Woo M:C L:1/8 R:Air Q:"Slow" B:Davies Caledonian Repository (Aberdeen, 1829-30, p. 21) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G G2G2 {GA}B2 (AG)|(E>DE)G A3B|G2 (G>A) {GA}B2 (AG)|(cB)(AG) ~(B>c) d2:| e2 g>e d2 e>d|B2 gB {B}A4|e2 ge d2 ed|B2 (b>a) g3d| (eg).e.g (de).d.e|BdgB {B}A3B|(G>A)(B>c) d>edc|{c}B2 (AG) ~(B>c) d2||

X:1 T:Tarry Woo M:C L:1/8 R:Air Q:"Moderate" B:Manson – Hamilton’s Universal Tune Book vol. 1 (1853, p. 180) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G G3A B2 (AG)|(E>DEG) {G}A4|G3A B2 (AB)|(cB)(AG) (B>c) d2| G3A B2 (AG)|(E>D) EG {G}A4|G3A B2 (GB)|(cB)(AG) (B>c) d2|| e2 (ge) d2 (ed)|B2 (gB) {B}A4|e2 (ge) d3e|g>a (ba) g4| e2 (ge) d2 (ed)|(cB) (gB) A3B|(G>ABc) (d>edc)|B2 (AG) (B>c) c2||

X:5 T:Tarry Woo M:4/4 L:1/8 R:Air S:Howe – 1000 Jigs and Reels (c. 1867) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G (G3A B2) (AG) | E>DEG {G}A4 | G3A B2 (AB) | (cB)(AG) (B>c) d2 | G3A B2 (AG) | E>D EG {G}A4 | G3A B2 (GB) | (cB)(AG) (B>c) d2 || e2 (ge) d2 (ed) | B2 (gB) {B}A4 | e2 (ge) d3e | g>a (ba) g4 | e2 (ge) d2 (ed) | (cB)(gB) A3B | (G>ABc) (d>edc) | B2 (AG) B>c d2 ||