Weel May the Boatie Row

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Weel May the Boatie Row

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 Theme code Index   3552H 5332
 Also known as    Boatie Rows (The)
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece, Country Dance
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/4
 History    
 Structure    AABBCCDD
 Editor/Compiler    James Johnson
 Book/Manuscript title    Scots Musical Museum vol. 5
 Tune and/or Page number    No's. 424, 426, 427, pp. 438-439
 Year of publication/Date of MS    
 Artist    
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Media    
 PDF Score    ("" is not recognized as a Boolean (true/false) value.)   


Weel May the Boatie Row: Annotations


X:1
%
T:Boatie Row, The
M:2/4
L:1/8
R:Air
N:The third of three airs for the song printed by James Johnson.
N:John Glen (Early Scottish Melodies, 1900) remarked the tune was
N:"a wretched version of the tune as now sung."
B:Johnson - Scots Musical Museum, vol. 5 (1797, No. 427)
Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion
K:D
D|F<A A D |G B B>d|A<F F>D|{F}E3 D|F A A>D|
G B B>d|A>F (E>F)|D3A|d A A>B|d A A>d|
B>A B d|{f}e2 (d>e)|(f/e/d) (e/d/) B|A B/c/ {ce}!fermata!d>B|
A>F (F<D)|{F}E3 "Chorus"D|(F<A) A>D|G B B>d|A>F F>D|
{F}E3D|F A A>D|G B B>d|A>F E>F|D3||

X:1
%
T:Weel may the Boatie row
M:2/4
L:1/8
R:Scots Measure
S:Gow – 4th Repository  (1817)
Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion
K:D
D|(FA) A>B|Ad (e/d/)c/B/|(A<F) F>D|(F2 E>)D|
(F<A) A>B|Ad (e/d/)c/B/|(AF) E>F|D3:|
|:A|dA A~c|dA Ad|{c}B>A Bd|e3~c|
(d<f) (B<d)|A>d (B/A/)(G/F/)|{F}E>D EF|D3:|
|:D|~F>G AF|B>c {e}d{c}B|(A<F) F>D|(F2 E>)D|
F>G AF|B>c dc/B/|A>F GE|D3:|
|:(A/4B/4c/)|dAA~c|dA Ad/c/|{c}B>A Bd|{cd}e3~c|
(d<f) (B<d)|A>d (B/A/)(G/F/)|{F}E>D EF|D3:|
X:1
%
T:Weel may the boatie row
M:2/4
L:1/8
R:Air
S:John Rook music manuscript collection (Waverton, Cumbria, 1840, p. 251)
Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion
K:G
G|Bd d>e|dg a/g/f/e/|d<B cB|A2 G>A|Bd d>e|
dg a/g/f/e/|dB A>B|(G2G)||d|gddd|gddd|
edeg|a3f|gb e>g|dgdB|AGA>B|B2 z||
X:1
%
T:Weel May The Boatie Row. HS.20
M:2/4
L:1/8
Q:1/2=60
C:"P.T.Stone"
S:Henry Stables MS,Cumbria,late19thC
R:.Scots Measure
O:Walthwaite,nr.Ambleside.
A:England
Z:vmp.Chris Partington
K:G
G|Bdde|dg a/g/f/e/|dBAG|BAAG|!
Bdde|dg a/g/f/e/|dB AB|G2zg|!
.g.d.d.d|.g.d.d.d|edeg|aba2|!
gbeg|dgdB|AG/A/ BA|G2zB|!
Bdde|dg a/g/f/e/|dBAG|BAAG|!
Bdde|dg a/g/f/e/|dBAB|G2z|]

Weel May the Boatie Row: Annotations