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SHEET ONE


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1. Complete these placenames (1 point for each correct answer)

The Barnyards of …………………………………...

The Battle of …………………………………………

The Merry Boys of ………………………………..

The ……….………… Fairy Dance

The Barren Rocks of ………….……





2. THE PLOOBOY LADDIES

What did a ‘kitchie deem’ do?


In the Plooman Laddies song, what is a ‘den’?

Listen to the track – what instrument is being played? 

(Trick question!)

What is the name of the singer?

What is ‘stour’?

What was not ‘worth a groat’?








3. THE BARNYARDS OF DELGATY

Where is Delgaty?

What is the other name of ‘Turra’?

What are ‘hunkers’?

Listen to the song. What instrument is being played?

What is the name of the singer?

In the song, what is a ‘snotter’?











4. THE BATTLE OF HARLAW

What date was the ‘Battle of Harlaw?’

Where did it take place?

There are at least four names in the song. 1 point for each you can name.

What is the name of the singer?









5. TUNES

THE HIGH ROAD TO LINTON

On what instruments is ‘The High Road to Linton played?

(THERE ARE MORE THAN FIVE INSTRUMENTS) (1 point each)




6] THE HEN’S MARCH TO THE MIDDEN

What instruments are played?

What is imitated by the harsh noise the melody instrument makes?

What is the name of the very old version of the tune?

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1] The Barnyards of Delgaty.

The Battle of Harlaw

The Merry Boys of Greenland

The Largo Fairy Dance

The Barren Rocks of Aden


2] THE PLOOBOY LADDIES

What did a ‘kitchie deem’ do?

She worked in the farmhouse kitchen

In the Plooman Laddies song, what is a ‘den’?

A farm in a wooded valley

Listen to the track – what instrument is being played? 

No Instrument

What is the name of the singer?

Christine Kydd

What is ‘stour’? Dust

What was not ‘worth a groat’?

His gear  - his possessions

3] THE BARNYARDS OF DELGATY

Where is Delgaty?

A mile NE of Turriff

What is the other name of ‘Turra’? Turriff

What are ‘hunkers’?

Haunches

Listen to the song. What instrument is being played?

Accordion

What is the name of the singer?

Ewan McVicar

In the song, what is a ‘snotter’?

A candle


4] THE BATTLE OF HARLAW

What date was the ‘Battle of Harlaw?’ 1411 

Where did it take place?

NE of Inverurie

There are at least four names in the song. 1 point for each you can name.

MacDonald, John Heilanman, Sir James the Rose, Sir John the Graham, Lord Forbes

What is the name of the singer?

Jeannie Robertson

THE HIGH ROAD TO LINTON

On what instruments is ‘The High Road to Linton played?

Whistle, fiddle, clarsach. guitar, bagpipes, drums, cymbal, bass guitar

6] THE HEN’S MARCH TO THE MIDDEN

What instruments are played?

Fiddle, piano

What is imitated by the harsh noise the melody instrument makes?

The cackling hen

What is the name of the very old version of the tune? 

The Trumpet Voluntary