Willie was a Wanton Wag

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 Theme code Index    3556 1H1H1H5
 Also known as    Clare Dragoons, Clare's Dragoons, Constitution March, Will was a wanton Wag
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England, Scotland
 Genre/Style    English, Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece, Polka, Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/4, 2/2
 Editor/Compiler    Daniel Wright
 Book/Manuscript title    Aria di Camera
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 70
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1727
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Will was a wanton Wag M:C| L:1/8 B:Daniel Wright – Aria di Camera (London, 1727, No. 70) N:”being A Choice Collection of Scotch, Irish & Welsh Airs N:for the Violin and German Flute by the following masters N:Mr. Alex. Urquahart of Edinburgh, Mr. Dermot O'Connar of Limrick N:Mr. Hugh Edwards of Carmarthen” F: https://ia600808.us.archive.org/20/items/AriaDiCamera1727/Wright-AriaDiCamera-1727.pdf Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D F2A2A2B2|d3e d2A2|F2A2A2f2|e2d2B4| F2A2A2B2|dcde d2A2|F2A2A2d2|B2d2 D4|| F2a2e2f2|Td3e f2 (ed)|fg a2a2 gf|e2d2 TB4| a3g f2e2|Td3 e f2g2|a2A2A2 f2|e2f2 d4||

X:1 T:Willie was a wanton Wag M:C| L:1/8 R:Air B:William Thomson - Orpheus Caledonius, vol. II (1733, No. 26, p. 105) B: https://digital.nls.uk/special-collections-of-printed-music/archive/91481750 N:Thomson (c. 1695-1753) was a Scottish singer and folk song collector N:who lived in London for most of his adult career. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:C E G G A c>d c G|E G G>e d>c A>G|E G G A c>d c G|E G G c A c G3>f|| e g d e c>d e c|e g d e Td>c A f |e g d e c>d e f |g G G e Td>c c2||

X:2 T:Willie was a wanton wag M:C| L:1/8 Q:"Brisk" S:McGibbon – Scots Tunes, Book 1 (c. 1746) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D A2 | F2(A2A2)(Bc) | d3ed2A2 | F2A2A2f2 |Te3d B4 | F2(A2A2)(Bc) | (dcde) d2A2 | F2A2A2f2 |Te3dd2 :| |: g2 | f2a2e2f2 | d3ef2d2 | (fga2)e2f2 |Te3dB4 | f2a2e2f2 | d3ef2g2| a2A2A2f2 |Te3dd2 :| |: A2| D2A2F2A2 | d3e(dc)(BA) | (FGA2)D2f2 | (gfed) TB4 | (FG)A2D2Bc | d3e fedc | (Bc)d2A2a2 | (fe)(dc) d2 :| |: g2 | (fga2)e2f2 | d2f2A2d2 | F2A2D2a2 | bagf Te2fg | a2e2 fedc | d2f2A2GF | G2d2F2d2 | E2Tc2d2 :| |: A2 | (F/G/A) DA dAFA | (dcd)e dAFA | (Gd)(Gd) (Fd)(Fd) | (BA)(GF) E2A2 | (F/G/A) DA dAFA | fdAd fdAd | (fga)f bagf | (gf)(ef) d2 :| |: fg | a2(.d.a) b2db) | a2(.d.a) b2(db) | (ad)(bd) (ad)(bd) | bagf Te2 fg | a2 (f/e/d/)c/ d2 (B/A/G/F/) | G2 (B/A/G/F/) E2 (A/G/F/E/) | D2 (f/g/a) (g/a/b) (e/f/g) | fedc d2 :| |: A2 | (3F2A2A2 (3D2A2A2 | (3d3ed2 (3d2A2A2 | (3F2A2A2 (3d2e2f2 | e3dB3A | (3F2A2A2 (3d2A2A2 | (3e2A2A2 (3f2A2A2 | (3a2d2b2 (3a2g2f2 | (3e2d2c2 d2 :| |: fg | (3a2A2A2 (3g2A2A2 | (3f2A2A2 (3e2A2A2 | (3d2a2a2 (3d2b2b2 |Te3d B2fg | (3a2g2f2 (3g2f2e2 | (32f2e2d2 | (3A2G2F2 | (3G2d2G2 (3F2d2F2 | 3E2d2c2 d2 :|]

X:1 T:Willie was a Wanton Wagg M:C L:1/8 R:Air Q:"Slow" B:Oswald – Caledonian Pocket Companion, Book V (1760, p. 24) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D F2A2A2 (Bc)|d3e d2A2|TF2A2A2f2|(gf)(ed) B4| (FG) A2 A2 (Bc)|d3e d2A2|F2A2A2d2|B2d2A4:| |:f2a2e2f2|d3e f2d2|(fg) a2f2f2|(gf)(ed) B4| f2a2e2f2|d3e (fe)(fg)|a2A2A2 (fg)|(fe)(dc) d4:| |:(FG) A2 D2A2|dfed cBAG|FDAF dAfd|afed TB4| (FG)A2D2A2|Bdce dfeg|fagb afed|cB A^G A4:| |:f2 (af) d2 (fd)|A2 (dA) F2 (AF)|(DE)(FG) A2 (af)|b(gfe) {d}c4| (f/g/a) gb egfa|B2 (cd) (cB)(AG)|(FG) A2 Bbag|(fe)(dc) d4:| |:(F/G/A) T(BA) dAT(BA)|(F/G/A) TBA d2D2|(FA)(GB) A(FED)|(fe)(dc) B4| (F/G/A) T(BA) dATBA|(gf)(ed) {ga}b3a|(gf)(ed) (ca)(fd)|(cB (A^G) A4:| |:(f/g/a) eg (fd)(Ac)|d(BAG) F2 (ED)|G3 F (EG) (Bf)|(g/f/e) bd {d}c4| (f/g/a) gE egfD|{de}f2 (ed) (cB) (AG)|(F/G/A) Gb FaEg|(fe)(dc) {c}d4:|]

X:1 T:Willie was a wanton wag M:C| L:1/8 R:Scots Measure B:McGlashan – Collection of Scots Measures (177?, p. 6) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D A2|F2A2A2 Bc|d3e d2A2|F2A2A2f2|e2d2B4| F2A4 Bc|dcde d2A2|F2A2A2d2| B2cd A2:| |:g2|f2a2e2f2|d3e f2d2|fga2 e2f2|gfed B2g2| fagf egfe|d2e2 fefg|a2A2A2f2|gfefd2:|

X:1 T:Willie was a Wanton Wag M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Country Dance Tune B:Aird – Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 1 (1782, No. 48, p. 18) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D A|FA(AB/c/)|d>e (d/c/)(B/A/)|Faaf|e>d B>A| FAA (B/c/)|(d/c/)(d/e/) dA/G/|FAAf|e>dd:| g|faef|d>e g/f/e/d/|(f/g/a) ef|e>d B>g| f>aef|d>efg|aAAf|e>dd:|]

X:1 T:Willie was a wanton Wag M:C| L:1/8 R:Country Dance Tune Q:"Andante" N:Variations by James Clark N:”I am indebted to Mr. Clark, School Master at Moffat, for the set of this tune.” B:Robert Riddell – Collection of Scotch Galwegian Border Tunes (1794, p. 24) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D (B/A/G)|TF2A2A2 Bc|Tdcde dB{B}AG|TF2A2A2 ef|gfed B2 (B/A/G)| TF2A2A2 Bc|d>cde dB{B}AG|TF2A2A2 g|face d2:| |:zg|Tf3a Te3f|dcde gfed|fgaf e2 ef|gfed TB3g| fagf egfe|Td>cde Tf>efg|a2A2A2g2|face d2:| |:(B/A/G)|FGAA, DFAB/c/|dDde dBAG|FGAF Ddfa|(g/a/).g/.f/ (e/f/).e/.d/ TB2 (B/A/G)| FGAA,DFAB/c/|dDde dB{B}AG|FG B/A/G/F/ Ddfa|gedc d2:| |:zg|faTgf egTfe|dDde fefd|Ddfa GBgb|(b/a/).g/.f/ (g/f/).e/.d/ [G3B3]g| (f/a/g/a/ b/a/g/f/) (e/g/f/g/ a/g/f/e/)|T(d/c/d/)e/ de T(f/e/f/)g/ fg|.az .Az [D3F3A3]f|gedc d2:| |:(B/A/G)|(6F/D/F/A/F/A/ (6d/A/d/f/d/f/|(6a/b/a/g/f/e/ (6fgfedc|(6dDEFGA [GB][FA][GB][FA]ba|(6gfgfed T[G2B2] (B/AG)| (6F/D/F/A/F/A/ (6dAdfdf| (6afabgb (6c'ac'd'bg|(6fabafd (6BcdAge|[A4e4][D2d2]:| N:etc. There are five more sets of variations.

X:1 T:Willie was a wanton wag M:C L:1/8 R:Air S:John Rook music manuscript collection (Waverton, Cumbria, 1840, p. 147) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D A|F2A2 A2 Bc|d3e d2A2|F2A2A2f2|e3de c4| F2A2A2 Bc|dcde d2A2|F2A2Af2|e3d d2:| |:g2|f2a2e2f2|d3e f2d2|fg a2 e2f2|e3d B4| f2a2e2f2|d3e f2g2|a2A2A2f2|e3d d2:|]

X:1 T:Willie was a Wanton Wag M:C L:1/16 R:Strathspey B:Kerr - Merry Melodies vol. 4 (c. 1880's, No. 60, p. 9) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D A2|FA3 A3B d3ed3A|FA3 A3f e3eB3A|FA3 A3B d3ef3g|aA3 A3d e3d d2:| |:g2|fa3 e3f d3e fd3|fa3 e3f e3dB3g|fa3 e3f d3ef3g|aA3 A3f e3d d2:||