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 Theme code Index    13b27bL 11H75
 Also known as    My Mother-in-Law, When she cam ben she bobbit, When she came ben she bobbed, Laird o' Cockpen
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 flat
 Mode    Dorian
 Time signature    6/4, 6/8
 Structure    One part, ABCDEF, AABBCCDD
 Editor/Compiler    Alexander Stuart
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Musick for Allan Ramsey's Collection of Scots Songs
 Tune and/or Page number    pp. 96-97
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1724
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:When she came ben she bobbed M:6/4 L:1/8 B:Alexander Stuart – “Musick for Allan Ramsay’s Collection part 4” B:(Edinburgh, c. 1724, pp. 96-97) F: https://digital.tcl.sc.edu/digital/collection/rbc/id/3036 Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Gmin V:1 D2|G4 G2 B3c d2|A2F2F2 F4 F2|G4 G2 g3 (aga)|^f2d2d2 d4 de| f2B2f2 f3ed2|c2f2c2 A3Bc2|d4 d2 d3edc|B2 (AG) G2 G4:| |:d2|g4 g2 g3a b2|a2 f2f2 f4 =e^f|g2B2d2 g3aga|^f2 d2d2 d4 e2| f2B2f2 f3e d2|c3f c2 A2B2c2|d4 d2|d3 ecd|B2AG G2 G6:| V:2 clef = bass z2|G,6G,,6|F,4A,,2 F,,4A,,2|B,,4G,,2 B,4G,2|D,4 z2 D,,4z2| B,,4D,2 B,4B,,2|F,4 A,,2F,,4A,,2|B,,4 D,2 G,4 C,2|D,4 D,,2 G,,4:| |:z2|G,4 D,2 B,,4F,,2|F,2C,2A,,2D,,4z2|G,,4G,,2 G,4B,2|D2A,2^F,2 D,4 z2| B,4D,2B,,4B,2|F,4C,2 F,,4A,,2|B,,4G,2 B,4C2|D4D,2 G,4G,,2:|

X:1 T:When she came ben she bobed M:6/4 L:1/8 R:Jig Q:"Brisk" S:McGibbon – Scots Tunes, Book 1 (c. 1746) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Gmin V:1 D2 | G4 G2 B3c Bc | A2F2 FG F4F2 | G4G2 g3a ga | ^f2d2d2 d4e2 | f2B2f2 Tf3ed2 | c2f2c2{B}A3Bc2 | d4d2 d3 edc | B2G2G2 G4 :| |: (d/=e/^f) | g4 g2 g3ab2 | a2f2f2 f4 =e^f | g2B2d2g3 aga | ^f2d2d2 d4e2 | f2B2f2 Tf3ed2 | c2f2c2 TA3Bc2 | d4 d2 d3edc | B2G2G2 G4 :| |: D2 | G4G2 (BAB)cBc | A2 (GF) FG FEFGA^F | G2B2d2 g^fgbag | ^f2d2 de d4 (c/d/e) | (d/c/B) df b2 Tf3ed2 | cFAcfc {B}A3B c2 | d4 d2 dcdedc | B2G2 GA G4 :| |: (d/=e/^f) | g^fgaga bagabg | a2f2c2A2F2 (a/g/^f) | gdB GBd g^fgaga | ^f2d2A2^F2D2g2 | =fBdf b2 fgfede | cFAc f2 {B}A3Bc2 | d4 d2 dedcBA | B2 (AG)(GA) G4 :|] V:2 clef = bass z2|G,2D,2B,,2G,,4G,2|F,2 A,B,A,G, F,2C,2A,,2|B,,2G,,2A,,2 B,4 E2|D2A,2^F,2 D,4C,2| B,,4 z2 B,,2D,2B,,2|A,,6F,2A,2D,2|G,2G,,2G,2^F,2D,2F,2|G,2D,2B,,2G,,4:| |:z2|B,4 B,2 B,CB,A, G,2|F,2 CB,A,G, F,2F,,2C,2|B,,4G,,2 B,,4E,2|D,2A,2^F,2 D,4C,2| B,,4z2 B,,2D,2B,,2|F,4z2 F,2A,2D,2|G,2G,,2G,2 ^F,2D,2F,2|G,2D,2B,,2G,,4:|

X:1 T:When she cam ben she bobed M:3/4 L:1/8 R:Air Q:"Slow" B:James Oswald – Caledonian Pocket Companion, vol. 1 (1760, p. 14) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Gdor D2|G3A G2|B2 dcB|TA2 (GF)(FG)|F4 T(BA)|G3A G2| g3 bag|{g}f2 {e}d2 (de)|d4 (B/c/d/_e/)|f2B2f2|Tf3_e d2| c2f2 T(cB)|(A2B2)c2|d3_ed2|c3 edc|{c}B2 (AG)(GA)|G4:| |:(G/A/4B/4c/4d/4e/4^f/4)|g3a g2|(g2a2)b2|Ta2 (gf) f2|(fgf)ga^f| g2G2g2|(g=fe)fga|{g}f2{e}d2 (de)|d4 (B/c/d/_e/)|f2B2f2| Tf3 e_ d2|c2f2 {d}(cB)|(A2B2)c2|d4 D2|d3 _edc|TB2 (AG)(GA)|G4:| |:D2|G2 (B4|B2) (cB)(AG)|A2F2c2|(dc)(BA) (GF)|G2B2d2| g2d2 (ga)|Tf2d2 (d_e)|d4 (3cBA|(B2d2)f2|(f2b2)d2| c2A2(f2|f2) (dc)(BA)|(B2g2)B2|A2a2^f2|g2 (dc)(BA)|G4:| |:d2|(g^f)gaga|(ba)(ga)b2|a2 (gf)(dc)|TA2 (GF) a2| gdBd (g2|g2) (ag)(^fe)|(^f2d2)A2|(^F2D2)g2|=fdBd (f2| f2) (_ed)(cB)|c2 (BA)(GF)|c2 (dc)(BA)|(BAG)ABc|dDFAdc| {c}B2 (AG)(GA)|G4::D2|(G^FG)ABc|(dcB)cdB|A2 (GF)f2| F3 GAF|(G^FG)ABc|(dcd)efg|Tf2d2 (d_e)|d4 c2| (BAB)cde|(fef)FAF|(fef)FAF|(AGA)BcA|Bdc_edc| dDFAdc|B2 (AG)(GA)|G4::(d/e/^f)|(g^fg)GBG|(g^fg)bag| (aga)FAF|(fef)ga^f|gGBGgG|(gfe)fga|{g}Tf2{e}d2 (d_e)| d4 c2|Bd/_e/ fdBd|(Bdf)dBf|(A/c/B/A/) fcAf| (Acf)cAf|(B>d)(c>e)(d>a)|(bag)^fgd|{c}B2 (AG)(GA)|G4:|]

X:2 T:When she came ben she bobed (sic) M:6/8 L:1/8 S:Aird - Selection of Scotch, English Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. II (1782) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Ador E | A>BA Bcd | BGG G2B | A>BA aba | gee e2f | g>ag gfe | dec Bcd | e2e (e>=fe/d/) | c<AA A2 :| |: e | a2a a>bc' bgg g2f | a2a aba | gee e2f | g>ag gfe | dgc Bcd e2e e>=fe/d/ | c<AA A2 :|]

X:1 T:When She Came Ben She Bobed M:6/8 L:1/8 R: S:The Buttery Manuscript (c. 1784-1820, No. 474) 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:https://www.cdss.org/elibrary/Easmes/Index.htm Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G E|A>BA Bcd|BGG G2B|A>BA aba|gee e2f| g>ag gfe|ded Bcd|e2e e((3=f/e/d/)|c>AA A2:| |:e|a2a a>bc’|bgg g2e|a2a aba| gee e2f| g>ag gfe|dec Bcd|e2e e((3=f/e/d/)|c>AA A2:|]