Up among yon Clifty Rocks

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Up among yon Clifty Rocks

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  5L13b4L 5L3b22
 Also known as    Maid that Tends the Goats (The), Nighean donn nan gobhar
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England
 Genre/Style    English
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    NONE
 Mode    Aeolian (minor)
 Time signature    4/4
 History    
 Structure    AB
 Editor/Compiler    James Johnson
 Book/Manuscript title    Scots Musical Museum vol. 1
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 40
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1787
 Artist    
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    


Up among yon Clifty Rocks: annotations



X:1
T:Up among yon Clifty Rocks
M:C
L:1/8
R:Air
S:John Rook music manuscript collection (1840, p. 44)
N:Rook was a multi-instrumentalist from Waverton, near Wigton, Cumbria
Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion
K:Amin
EE AA cE D2|EE c>d BABd|e<ede GA c2|
DB e>d cB/c/ A2||g>ee>d cd E2|cc dd gefe|
EA cG ED D2|EE cd BABd|e<e de GA c2|dB ed cB/c/ A2||

Up among yon Clifty Rocks: annotations