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Title:

Auld Lang Syne

Tune:``4C/4.F8GF_G4A/C`A4.tG8F/   (Plaine and Easie code)
Plaine and Easie code beginning on C: ``4C/4.F8GF_G4A/C`A4.tG8F/
Additional Information:Napier, W. Selection, Vol. I, p.11, [1790]: 4x8 S, Johnson, J. Scots M.M., Vol. V, p.426, No. 413 [1796] 5x4 S + R with words by Burns
Listen:MP3
Key signature:bB
Time Signature:2/2
Length (no. of bars):16
Verses and lines:5 x 8 S
Bibliographic references: Dale, J. Collection, Vol. II, p.86, [1795]
Johnson, J. Scots M.M., Vol. I, p.26, no.25, [1787]
Johnson, J. Scots M.M., Vol. V, p.426, No. 413 [1796]
Napier, W. Selection, Vol. I, p.11, [1790]
Smith, R. A. Scotish Minstrel, Vol. III, p.66, [1821]
Stewart, N. Coll. of Scots Songs, p.22, [c.1770]
Stuart, A. Music for Ramsays Scots Songs, p.20, [c.1725]
Thomson, G. Sel. Coll., Set 4, p.91, [1799]
Thomson, W. Orpheus Caledonius, p.31, [1725]
Thomson, W. Orpheus Caledonius, p.66, 1733
Related names: Dale, Joseph, 1750-1821.
Johnson, James, ca.1750-1811.
Napier, William, 1740?-1812.
Smith, Robert Archibald, 1780-1829.
Stewart, Neil.
Stuart, Alexander.
Thomson, Mr. (George), 1757-1851.
Thomson, William
Versions:

Song title: Auld Lang Syne
First words: Now spring has clad the grove in green
Tune title: The Hopeless Lover
References: Thomson, G. Sel. Coll., Set 4, p.91, [1799] ;

Song title: Auld Lang Syne
First words: Shall Monarchy be quite forgot
References: Smith, R. A. Scotish Minstrel, Vol. III, p.66, [1821] ;

Song title: Auld Lang Syne
First words: Should auld Acquaintance be forgot
References: Stuart, A. Music for Ramsays Scots Songs, p.20, [c.1725] ; Thomson, W. Orpheus Caledonius, p.31, [1725] ; Thomson, W. Orpheus Caledonius, p.66, 1733 ; Stewart, N. Coll. of Scots Songs, p.22, [c.1770] ; Johnson, J. Scots M.M., Vol. I, p.26, no.25, [1787] ; Napier, W. Selection, Vol. I, p.11, [1790] ; Dale, J. Collection, Vol. II, p.86, [1795] ; Johnson, J. Scots M.M., Vol. V, p.426, No. 413 [1796] ;

Song title: Auld Lang Syne
First words: Why, cruel creature why so bent
Tune title: The Hopeless Lover
References: Thomson, G. Sel. Coll., Set 4, p.91, [1799] ;

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