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INDEX OF TUNES                          535
Music
Notes
Up in the morning early {Cold and
raw. Stingo or
the Oyl of Barley)
3°i •
480
Wae is my heart
141 .
406
Wantonness for evermair
.
181 .
419
Wee Totum Fogg
307 •
484
We 're a' noddin
200 .
43°
Whare wad bonie Annie lie ? {Rood
house rant. Red
house. Where will our goodman lie
?394) •
9
353
What shall I do with an auld man ?
170 .
4'7
What will I do gin my hoggie die ?
296 .
478
~ When she cam ben she bobbit
136 .
4°3
When she cam ben she bobbit
171
416
Where Helen lies
337
497
Whistle, an' I'll come to ye, my lad
.
170
•415
Whistle o'er the lave o't
i?7
421
Whistle o'er the lave o't
225
447"
Willie brew'd a peck o' mant .
210
440
Will ye lend me your loom, lass ?
142
407
Ve Jacobites by name .
264
464
Ye'll ay be welcome back again
.
158
411
Ye Manchline belles
■ i •
8
• 353
Ye're welcome, Charlie Stewart
.
25
358
Burns and Music.—Writes for a favourite reel, 351. A tune which he could not get out of his head, 352. The measure so difficult, 354. Recommends an afrj 356» many.beautiful airs wanting words, 356. Verses to suit a favourite air, 357 ; describes a tune, 357. Notation from the voice, 358. Refers tune to musical editor, 361. Encloses a tune, 365. A cramp'd out-of-the-way measure, 366. Old titles in the spirit of the air,'367. Describes a Gaelic air, 368. A favourite air, 369 ; Lady Heron's air ' pretty enough,' 369. Ancient-song to Ewe-bughts, 371. His song suits the air, 373. MS. of a tune, 374. An English song to the air, 378. Composing for different tunes, 379. One of his best songs for The sutor's dochter, 3S0; rhythm of an air peculiar and difficult, 380. Better mediocre verses for an air than none at all, 381 ; favourite air for which he wrote, 381. The rhythm of the music puzzled him, 382 ; instructs Thomson how air should be printed, 382 ; does not consider that his song fits the air, 382 ; refers to the best set of the air, 382. Until he is master of a tune he cannot compose for it, 383. Apologizes for his inelegant musical taste, 385 ; unless pleased with the air he cannot write verses for it, 385 ; dis­likes Cauld Kail and result, 385. Suiting the rhythm of the air exactly, 386 ; 'Deplorably stupid' song for Duncan Gray, 386; one of his favourite airs, 386. His song with a new tune would mar its celebrity, 388. Song for the reel Cambdelmore, 392. Chorus to be sung with the first part of the air, 396. Desires to examine all the poetry proposed to be set to music, 397. Writes for the air Allan Water, 400 ; declines to write for an air, 400. Describes how tune should be printed, 403. Stanzas for the style of the tune, 404. Difficult to write for the tune, 405. Disapproves of the arrangement of the air, 407 ; an excellent set of the tune in McGibbons, 407. English verses for Roy's Wife, 408Chorus for the first part of the air, 411. Old .air precluding






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