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 Theme code Index    15L15L 1216L
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Hornpipe/Clog
 Key/Tonic of    B
 Accidental    2 flats
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 History    
 Structure    AABBCC, AABBCCDD
 Editor/Compiler    Abraham Mackintosh
 Book/Manuscript title    A Collection of Strathspeys Reels Jigs etc.
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 19
 Year of publication/Date of MS    after 1797
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 Score   (1)   





X:1 T:Tom Thumb M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel B:Abraham Mackintosh – “Collection of Strathspeys, Reels, Jigs, &c.” (c. 1797, p. 19) N:”Teacher of Dancing Newcastle-upon-Tyne” Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:A C2 EA cecA|B2 dB GB GE|A2 E=G FDCB,|CEcB A2A,2:| |:c2 cA c2 cA|cAec A2 Ac|B2 BG B2 BG|EFED C2A,2:| |:ceee e2 ee|eagf fedc|defd ecBA|Gfed {d}c2{B}A2:| |:A3 EC A2 EC|AB/c/ BA AGFE|EAGF FEDC|D2E2A,4:|]

X:1 T:Tom Thumb M:C| L:1/8 R:Country Dance B:Robert Purdie - "Tom Thumb: A Favorite Dance" (Edinburgh, c. 1810. A single-sheet issue B:appended with "Three New Strathspeys and a Reel" composed by J. Boick). Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Bb TB2 FD TB2 FD|BdcB BAGF|GABG GFED|E2 F2 B4:| |:d2 dB ~d2~d2|ddfd TB2TB2|c2 cA cc Tc2|FGFE EDCB,:| |:deff ffff|fbag gfed|eege fdcB|cgfe edcB:|]

X:1 T:Tom Thumb M:C L:1/8 R:Hornpipe B:Manson – Hamilton’s Universal Tune Book vol. 1 (1854, p. 127) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Bb B2 FD B2 FD|BdcB BAGF|GABG GFED|E2F2 B,4:| |:d2 dB d2 dB|defd B2 Bd|c2 cA c2 cA|FGFE D2B2,:| |:deff ffff|gaba gfed|efgf edcB|Acgf fedc:|]

X:1 T:Tom Thumb M:2/4 L:1/8 R:”Contra Dance” B:Köhler’s Violin Repository vol. 3 (1885, p. 240) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Bb B2 FD|B2 FD|(Bd)cB|(BA)GF|(GA)BA|(GF)ED|E2F2|B,2 z2:| |:(Bd)dd|d2 dc|(Bd)fd|.B2.B2|(dc)cc|c2 cA|(FG)FE|(ED)CB,:| |:(df)ff|f2 fg|(gf)ba|(gf)ed|(ef)gf|(ed)cB|(Ag)fe|(ed)cB:|]

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