Wilt Thou be My Dearie

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 Theme code Index    16L15L 1432
 Also known as    Duchess of Buccleugh (3), Shoemaker's Daughter (1) (The), Suttor's Daughter (The)
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4, 2/4
 Structure    One part
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:James Aird
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Selection of Scotch English Irish and Foreign Airs vol. 5
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 53
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1797
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
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 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Wilt thou be my Dearie M:C L:1/8 B:James Aird – Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 5 B:(Glasgow, 1797, No. 151, p. 53) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G D|G<DE<D G2D2|G>A{GA}BG BAA>B|G>DE>D G2D2| G>ABB BB B2|A>GAB e3g|d>e{e}dc/B/ eAA>B| G>DE>D G2D2|e>ded/B/ d>BA>B|G>DE>D G2D||

X: 1 T: WILT THOU BE MY DEARIE O: 1806 B: "Caledonian Musical Repository", 1806, p.58-60 F: http://digital.nls.uk/special-collections-of-printed-music/pageturner.cfm?id=87661539 Z: 2013 John Chambers <jc:trillian.mit.edu> M: C L: 1/8 K: G % - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - [|\ G> D E> D G2 D> D | G> A {G A} B w: Wilt thou be my dear-ie, When sor-row wrings G B A A> B | G> D E D G2 D2 | w: they gen-tle heart, O wilt thou let me cheer thee? %page 59 G> A B B B B B> B | A> G A B w: By the trea-sure of my soul, And that's the love I e2 e g | d> e {e}d (c/B/) e A A> B | w: bear thee, I swear and vow that* on-ly thou Shalt G> D E D G2 D> D | e> d e (d/B/) w: e-ver be my dea-rie: I swear and vow that* d> B A> B | G> D E D G2 D2 |] w: on-ly thou Shalt e-ver by my dear-ie. % - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - W:2. Lassie, say thou loes me; W: And if thou winna be my ain, W: O say na thou'll refuse me. W: If it manna, canna be, W: That thou for thine may choose me, W: Then let me, Jeanie, quickly die, W: Ay trusting that thou loes me. W: W:3. Flower of beauties, hear me, W: And dinna treat me wi' disdain; W: A' ither ills I fear na, W: Gin thou wad only smile on him W: Could part wi' life to please thee; W: Of joys on earth I'll ask nae mair, W: Gin thou wilt be my dearie. % %sep 2 8 500

X: 1 T: WILT THOU BE MY DEARIE Q: "Largo" %R: strathspey, air B: "Edinburgh Repository of Music" v.2 p.13 #2 F: http://digital.nls.uk/special-collections-of-printed-music/pageturner.cfm?id=87776133 Z: 2015 John Chambers <jc:trillian.mit.edu> M: C L: 1/16 K: A |:\ A3E F3E (A3E) E2 zE | A3B (dc)(BA) c2B2 (Bd)(cB) |\ A3E F3E (A3E) E4 :| |:\ A3B c2c2 c2c2 {Bcd}c4 | {c}B3A B2ce f4 f2ga |\ {f}e3f (fe)(dc) f2B2 (Bd)(cB) | A3E F3E (A3c/B/ A4) :|

X: 1 T:Wilt Thou Be My Dearie C:arr. Carlo Minasi M:2/4 L:1/8 B:Chappell's One Hundred Scotch Melodies B:Arranged for the Concertina by Carlo Minasi Q:"Andantino "1/4=100 Z:Peter Dunk 2012 K:G !p!(G>DE>D)|L([G2B,2] [DB,]z/D/)|(G>A c/B/A/G/)|\ ([BG][AF]) ([A/F/][c/A/][B/G/][A/F/])|\ (G>DE>D)|(L[G2B,2] [DB,])z| % [GB,]>[GC][BD][dB,])|([cE][BD]) [B2D2]|\ ([AC]>[GB,]) ([AFD][B/G/][d/B/])|[e3G3c3] [gcE]|\ ([dBG]>e) (e/d/c/B/)|([eGC][AG^C]) ([AFD][B/D/][A/=C/])| % ([GB,]>[DB,][EC]>[DB,])|L([G2B,2] D) z|\ ([eGC]>d) ([dGB,][B/D/][G/B,/])|([BEC]A) \ ([A/F/D/]=c/B/A/)|[GB,]>[DB,][EC]>[DB,]|L([G2B,2] D) z|