Är Du Galen Gutt? barndance

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X: 1
T: Är Du Galen Gutt?
R: barndance
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
D/ G>A|:B2 G2 G2 A>B|c2 A2 A2 d2|c>B A>G F>G A>B|(3ABA (3GFE D>D G>A|
B2 G2 G2 A>B|c2 A2 A2 d2|c>B A>G F>G A>B|1 G2 B2 G>D G>A:|2 G2 B2 G3 d/d/||
|:d2 d2 d>e f>g|e2 c2 c3d|e3d e>f g>a|f2 d2 d>c B>A|
B2 G2 G2 A>B|c2 A2 A2 d2|c>B A>G F>G A>B|1 G2 B2 G3 d/d/:|2 G2 B2 G>||
# Added by DaveF .

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Är Du Galen Gutt?

Swedish Schottis. From the playing of Jim MacArdle on his album "Much Blindin’ Down the Marsh". Track #4.

Sleeve notes:
"I learnt this tune from the great Swedish Fiddler Carina Nygren, who was a frequent visitor to Ireland
when we had the road to Milltown Malbay worn out, and all the summers were sunny and the sessions
lasted forever."

https://jimmacardle.bandcamp.com/track/r-du-galen-gutt-schottis

Also, Google Translate says the title means "Are you Crazy Boy?". Do we have any Swedish speakers here who can confirm? Thanks!

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Re: Är Du Galen Gutt?

Confirmed. I associate the word "gutt" more with Norwegian than Swedish, which makes me think that it’s probably a regional/(rural)/(old) word. I wouldn’t be surprised if the tune has lyrics.

Interesting that all the searches lead to the Jim MacArdle recording.

Re: Är Du Galen Gutt?

Very interesting. Thanks Jeff! 🙂

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Re: Är Du Galen Gutt?

Er Du Galen Gut-its this tune-can be found with words in Swedish on You tube-on a Swedish recording released in 2012.
Anyway nice tune which I am just leaning on my Scottish Small pipes.

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