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 Theme code Index    15L6L 113
 Also known as    Tweedside, Kilrush Air
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    3 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    3/4
 Editor/Compiler    Adam Craig
 Book/Manuscript title    A Collection of the Choicest Scots Tunes
 Tune and/or Page number    
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1730
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Tweed Side M:3/4 L:1/8 R:Country Dance B:Wright's Compleat Collection of Celebrated Country Dances (1740, p. 59) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:A V:1 clef=treble name="1." [V:1] cB|A2E2F2|A3B (A/B/c)|B4 cB|A2E2F2|A3B cB|A4|| cd|e2 (dc)(BA)|e2 (fe)(dc)|B4 cd|d2c2A2|AGABcd|e4 (f/g/a)| e2 (dc)(BA)|f2 (ed)(cd)|B4 AB|c2 (dc)(BA)|d2B3A|A4||

X:2 T:Tweed Sude M:3/4 L:1/8 R:Air B:Burk Thumoth - Twelve Scotch and Twelve Irish Airs with Variations (London, 1742, No. 6, pp. 12-13) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D V:1 clef=treble name="2." [V:1] fe|{e}d2A2B2|{e}d3e {de}f2|Te4 fe|d2A2B2|d3e fe|d4 fe| d2A2B2|d3e fg|{f}Te4 de|f2 gfed|e2 fedA|d4:| |:f>g|{fg}a2 gfed|a2 bagf|{f}e4 fg|{fg}a2 gfed|d(cdefg)|a4 {bc'}d'2| {b}a2 gfed|a2 bagf|{f}Te4 de|(fgafed)|e2 fedA|d4:| |:{g}f>e|{e}d2A2B2|{c}d3e (g/f/e/d)|{d}Te4 f>e|{e}d2A2B2|(d>b) (af) (ge)|{e}d4 f>e| (d/c/B/A/) (G/F/E/D/) AB/c/|{e}d3e (3g/f/e/ (3f/e/d|{d}Te4 de|f/g/f/g/ afed|Gb (3agf (3gfe|{e}d4:| |:f>g|{fg}a2 gfed|a2 b/g/f/g/ a/f/e/d/|{d}e4 d/e/f/g/|{fg}a2 g/a/g/f/ ec|d>c d/e/d/e/ f/g/f/g/| {g}a2 {bc'}d'4|b>ag>fed|F>a b>g a/f/e/d/|{d}e4 D>E|F>G AFED|A2 (3GFE Te2|d4:|]

X:3 T:Tweed Side M:3/4 L:1/8 R:Air S:Geoghegan - Compleat Tutor for the Pastoral or New Bagpipes (c. 1745-46) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G V:1 clef=treble name="3." [V:1] BA | G2D2E2 | G3A Bc | {B}A4 BA | G2D2E2 | G2 cBAB | G4 BA | G2D2E2 | c2 edcB | {B}A4 GA | BdcB AG | D2 cB AB | G4 :: Bc |{B/c/}d2 cBAG | d2 edcB | A4 Bc | d2 cBAG | GFGABc | d4 (ef/g/) | edcB AG | c2 edcB | TA4 GA | BdcB AG | D2 cB AB | G4 ||

X:4 T:Tweedside M:3/4 L:1/8 R:Country Dance B:John Walsh - Caledonian Country Dances (c. 1745, p. 84) N:Published in several volumes and different editions, 1731 - c. 1745) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:A V:1 clef=treble name="4." [V:1] cB|A2E2F2|A3B A/B/c|B4 cB|A2E2F2|A4|| cd|e2c2A2|AGABcd|e4 (f/g/)a|e2 (dc)(BA)| f2 (ed)(cd)|B4 AB|c2 dcBA|d2 B3A|A4||

X:5 T:Tweed Side M:3/4 L:1/8 R:Air Q:"Slow" B:James Oswald - Caledonian Pocket Companion, vol. 1 (1760, p. 28) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D V:1 clef=treble name="5." [V:1] Tf>e|d2 {B}A2B2|d3 efg|{f}e4 (f>e)|d2 {B}A2B2|d2 (ag)(fe)| d4 T(f>e)|d2 {B}A2B2|(dcde) {fg}a2|{f}e4 Td>e|f2 af(e>d)| e2 {de}Te3d|d4::(f>g)|{fg}a2 gfTe>d|d3e (fg/a/)|{f}e4 (f>g)| {g}a2 (gf)T(e>d)|d3 efg|{fg}a4 (g/a/b)|a2 (gf){f}T(e>d)|d3e f(g/a/)| {f}e4 (d>e)|fd ba (d'/c'/b/a/)|(g/f/e/d/) {d}Te3d|d4:| |:Tf>e|d2 {G}F2 {E}D2|d3 b a(g/f/)|Tf2e2 (f>e)|d2 (F>A)(G>A)| d2 (a/f/e/d/) (g/e/d/c/)|{c}d4 T(f>e)|d>A (B/A/G/F/ ED)|d3g {b}ag/f/| Tf2e2 (a/g/f/e/)|db a2 a>(3gf/e/ Te3d|d6:| (f>g)|{fg}a2 {g}f2{e}d2|d3b a(g/f/)|Tf2e2 f>g|.a.d'.f.a.d.f| (Ad)(fa)(d'e')|{d'}c'3 abc'|d'2 dfa=c'|bd'/c'/bagf| Tf2 e2 (A/B/c/d/4e/4)|(fd)(af)(d’d)|(c/B/A) {A}e3d|d4:| |:f>e|d A2B2c|(d>c)(e>d)(g>f)|Tf2e2 Tf>e|d A2B2c2| d(.b.a.g.f.e)|d3 T(f>e)|d A2B2c|d>(c/2B/4 f>)(e/2d/4 g>)f| Tf2e2 (f/e/d/c/)|d(.b.a.g.f.e)|(f/4e/2<d) {A}Te3d|d4:| |:(f>g)|a(b/a/) gf Tf(e/d/)|(g/4a/4)b/ a2 (g/f/) gf|{ef}Tf2 e2 (f>g)|ab/a/ gfTf(e| e) d2 e (fg)|{fg}a4 (g/a/b)|(a/b/)a gf Tf(e/d/)|(g/4a/4)b a2 (g/f/) gf|f2 e2 (a/g/f/e/)| db a>(g/2f/4 g/f/e/d/)|(c/4B/2<A) Te3d|d4::T(f>e)|d2 {B}A2B2|d3e (f/g/a/b/)| {f}e4 T(f>e)|(def)edc|(Bc)(de)(fg)|a3 abc'|(d'c')(ba)(gf)| (bagfed)|Tc4 (dc)|B2 (g/a/)b (f/a/)d'|(e/f/g) Te3d|d4:| |:(a/b/c')|d'afafd|Ad fadf|Tf2e2 (f>g)|.a.d'.f.a.d.f| Adfad'e'|{d'}c'3 abc'|Td'2 dfa=c'|b(d'/^c'/)bagf| Tf2 e2 (dc)|(Bc)(de)(fg)|(ab) T(e3 d/e/)|d4:|

X:6 T:Tweed Side M:3/4 L:1/8 R:Air Q:"Slow" S:McGibbon - Scots Tunes, book III, p. 68 (c. 1762) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:A V:1 clef=treble name="6." [V:1] c>B | A2E2F2 | A3Bcd | {c}TB4 cB | A2E2F2 | A2 (ed)(cB) | A4 cB | A2E2F2 | (AGA)Bcd | TB4 AB | c2 (dc)(BA) | B2E2TG2 | A4 :: c>d |{c/d/}e2 (dc)(BA) | e2 (fe)(dc) | B3 Bcd | e2 (dc)(BA) | e2 (fe)(dc) | e4 {f/g/}a2 | {f}e2 (dc)T(BA) | c2 (dc)(BA) | TB4AB | c2 (dc)(BA) | B2E2TG2 | A4 :: c>B | A2E2F2 | (A/E/D/E/) (A/E/)(B/E/) (c/E/)(d/E/) | {c}[E4B4] cB | A2E2F2 | A(c/d/) edcB | A4 cB | A2E2F2 | (A/E/F/G/) (A/B/c/d/) (e/c/B/A/) | T[E4B4] AB | (c>d/2e/4) dcBA | (Fd) TB3A | A4 :: c>d | {c/d/}e2 (dc) (BA) | (e/c/B/A/) (a/g/f/e/ d)c | B3Bcd |{c/d/}e2 (3dec (3BcA | e>=g fe (dc/)d/ | e4 {f/g/}a2 | {f}e2 dcBA | (ef/4=g/4) fedc | T[E4B4] AB | (c/e/d/c/) (d/e/f/g/) (a/e/d/c/) | (3d/c/B/ (3c/B/A/ TB3A | A4 :| N:"The two last strains 8 notes higher" {A/B/}cB | A2E2FG | A/(E/F/G/) (A/E/)(B/E/) (c/E/)(d/E/) | [E4B4] cB | A2E2FG | Afed (3e/d/c/ (3d/c/B/ | A4(cB) | A/B/c/A/ E/E/T(E/>D/2E/4) F/F/(G/F/4/G/4) | (A/E/)(G/E/) (A/E/)(G/E/) (A/E/)(B/E/) (c/E/)(d/E/) | [E4B4] AB | (cd/4e/4) dcBA | f>B TB3A | A4 :: c>d | {c/d/}e2 dcBA | (ef/8e/8d/8e/8) fedc | TB4cd | {c/d/}e2 dcBA | e2(fe)(dc/d/) | e3(f/g/ a/f/g/a/) | {f}e2 dcBA | (cd/4e/4) dcBA | TB4AB | c/c/Tc/>B/c/4) d/d/T(d/>c/d/4) e/e/T(e/>c/e/4) | f>B TB3A | A4 :|]

X:7 T:Tweed Side M:3/4 L:1/8 R:Air B:Aird - Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 4 (1796, No. 149, p. 57) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G V:1 clef=treble name="7." [V:1] B>A|G2D2E2|G3 ABc|B2-A2 B>A|G2D2E2|g2 (dc)(BA)|{A}G4 BA| G2D2 E2{F}|G>FGABc|TB2A2 GA|B2 {cd}cB AG|A2D2F2|G4:| |:B>c|d2 (cB)(AG)|d2 (ed)(cB)|B2A2 Bc|{Bc}d2 cBAB|G>FGABc|d4 {fg}g2| edcBAG|dBedcB|B2-A2 G>A|B/c/d cB AG|1 A2D2F2 {FG}|G4:|2 f/e/d/c/ B2TA2 {GA}|G4||

X:8 T:Tweed Side M:3/4 L:1/8 R:Air N:Set as a “duett” S:O’Farrell - Pocket Companion, vol. II (c. 1806) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:A V:1 clef=treble name="8." [V:1] (c>B) | A2E2F2 | (A>G)(AB) (cd) | (c2B2) (cB) | A2E2F2 | A2 (ed)(cB) | {B}A4 (cB) | A2E2(F>G) | (A>G) (AB) c>d | (c2B2) A>B | (c>d/2e/4) (dc) (BA) | (B>c/2d/4) E2 TG2 | {F/G/}A4 :: (c>d) | {f}e2 dcBA | e2 (fe) {e}(dc) | (c2B2) (c>d) | e2 (dc) (BA) | (A>G) (AB) (cd) | e4 (f>g/2a/4) | (fe)(dc)(BA) | (d>c) (fe) (dc) | (c2B2) (A>B) | (c>d/2e/4) (dc) (BA) | B2 (E>d) (cB) | A4 :|

X:9 T:Tweeds Side, The. A Scotch Song. M:3/4 L:1/8 R:Air S:The Buttery Manuscript (c. 1784-1820, No. 465) 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:G V:1 clef=treble name="9." [V:1] BA|G2D2 EF|G4 ABc|B2A2 BA|G2D2 EF| GBdcBA|G4::cB|d2 cBAG|d2 edcB|B2A2 Bc| d2 cBAG|GFGABc|!fermata!d4 Bc|d2 cBAG| eBedcB|B2A2 G>A|B(c/d/) cBAG|A2 DGFA|G4:|