Aerial Flight (The)

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AERIAL FLIGHT, THE. English, Country Dance Tune (4/4 time). C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. There are two other tunes in Bland and Weller's 1803 volume that refer to the exploit of French parachutist André-Jacques Garnerin, "Parachute (The)" and "Garnerins Waltz." It is likely that this tune as well was named after his exploit (for which see note to "Parachute (The)").

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Bland & Weller (Favorite Country Dances, Hornpipes & Reels), 1803; No. 14.

Recorded sources:

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