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Title:

Auld Robin Gray (1)

Tune:`8.xF6A/8.B``6D`8BA4xF8ED/8.E6D8ExF4B8.xF6A/   (Plaine and Easie code)
Plaine and Easie code beginning on C: `8.C6bE/8.F6bA8FbE4C8bBbA/8.bB6bA8bBC4F8.C6bE/
Listen:MP3
Key signature:xFC
Time Signature:4/4
Length (no. of bars):8
Verses and lines:9 x 4
Bibliographic references: Corri, D. Collection, p.1, [1783]
Dale, J. Collection, vol. II, p.111, [1795]
Graham, G. F. Popular Songs of Scotland, p.246, 1887
Johnson, J. Scots M.M., vol. III, p.256, no. 247, [1790]
Musical Miscellan, p.10, 1786
Napier, W. Selection, vol. I, p.63, [1790]
Ritson, J. Scotish Songs, vol. I, p.135, 1794
Sime, D. Edin. Musical Miscellany, vol. I, p.120, 1792
Smith, R. A. Scotish Minstrel, vol. III, p.30, [1821]
Stewart, N. 30 Scots Songs, vol. I, p.30, [c.1780]
Thomson, G. Sel. Coll., vol. III, p.26, [1802]
Related names: Corri, D. (Domenico), 1746-1825.
Dale, Joseph, 1750-1821.
Graham, G. F. (George Farquhar), 1789-1867.
Johnson, James, ca.1750-1811.
Napier, William, 1740?-1812.
Ritson, Joseph, 1752-1803.
Sime, D.
Smith, Robert Archibald, 1780-1829.
Stewart, Neil.
Thomson, Mr. (George), 1757-1851.
Versions:

Song title: Auld Robin Gray (1)
First words: When the Sheep are in the Fauld
References: Stewart, N. 30 Scots Songs, vol. I, p.30, [c.1780] ; Corri, D. Collection, p.1, [1783] ; Napier, W. Selection, vol. I, p.63, [1790] ; Musical Miscellan, p.10, 1786 ; Johnson, J. Scots M.M., vol. III, p.256, no. 247, [1790] ; Sime, D. Edin. Musical Miscellany, vol. I, p.120, 1792 ; Dale, J. Collection, vol. II, p.111, [1795] ; Thomson, G. Sel. Coll., vol. III, p.26, [1802] ; Smith, R. A. Scotish Minstrel, vol. III, p.30, [1821] ; Graham, G. F. Popular Songs of Scotland, p.246, 1887 ;

Song title: Auld Robin Gray (1)
First words: When the Sheep are in the Fauld
Tune title: The Bridegroom greets
References: Ritson, J. Scotish Songs, vol. I, p.135, 1794 ;

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