Banjo Breakdown

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Banjo Breakdown

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 Theme code Index   131H3 141H4
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Pipe, Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Jig/Quadrille
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    3 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    6/8
 History    
 Structure    AA'CC'CC'DD'
 Editor/Compiler    Christine Martin
 Book/Manuscript title    Ceol na Fidhle vol. 2
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 2
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1988
 Artist    
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Media    
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X:1
T:Banjo breakdown
R:Jig
S:Sessions
O:Scotland
M:6/8
L:1/8
K:A
AAA c2e|a2e c2e|AAA d2f|a2f d2f|AAA c2e|a2e c2e|
BBB c2e|BBB c2e|AAA c2e|a2e c2e|AAA d2f|a2f d2f|
efg agf|e2d c2B|Ace aec|A3 -A2||e|a2e c2e|a2e c2e|
a2f d2f|a2f d2f|a2e c2e|a2e c2e|BBB c2e|BBB c2e|
a2e c2e|a2e c2e|a2f d2f|a2f d2f|efg agf|e2d c2B|
Ace aec|A3 a3||AAA c2e|AAA c2e|AAA d2f|AAA d2f|
AAA c2e|AAA c2e|B2e ccc|BBB c2e|AAA c2e|AAA c2e|
AAA d2f|AAA d2f|efg agf|e2d c2B|Ace aec|A3 Ace||
a2e cee|a2e cee|a2f dff|a2f dff|a2e cee|a2e cee|
Bee cee|Bee cee|aee cee|aee cee|aff dff|
aff dff|efg agf|efe dcB|Ace aec|A3 a3||





BANJO BREAKDOWN. Scottish, Jig. A Major. Standard tuning. AA'CC'CC'DD'. Despite the title, the melody is a popular bagpipe tune, sometimes also played on the fiddle.

"Printed sources:" Martin (Ceol na Fidhle), vol. 2, 1988; pg. 2. Martin (Traditional Scottish Fiddling), 2002; pg. 80.

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