Bonaparte's Retreat (2)

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X:1 T:Bonaparte's Retreat [2] R:set piece S:Mike Rafferty H:there are several tunes with this name "Bonaparte's Retreat." D:Paddy Glackin: Ceol ar an bhFidil le Paddy Glackin Z:Lesl M:4/4 L:1/8 Q:1/2=70 K:D GF|:DGGF GBAG|FAde f2fg|agfa gfde|fdcA BGAF| |DGGF GBAG|FAde f2fg|agfd =cADF|1 A2GF G2GF:|2 AGGF G2de|| fefg f2df|gfga g2fg|a2bg agfd|g2af gfde| fgag fd=cA|GBAF GFed|fefa f2 (3def|gfga g2fg| a2bg agfd|g2af gfde|fgag fd=cA|GBAF GFEA| D2GF GBAG|FAde f2fg|agfd =cADF|A2GF G4||



BONAPARTE'S RETREAT [2]. Irish, Set Dance (4/4 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB (Mulvihill): AABB (Roche): AA'BB' (Harker/Rafferty, Moylan).

Additional notes

Sources for notated versions: - accordion player Johnny O'Leary (Sliabh Luachra region of the Cork-Kerry border) [Moylan]; Peter Kelly [Mulvihill]; New Jersey flute player Mike Rafferty, born in Ballinakill, Co. Galway, in 1926 [Harker].

Printed sources : - Harker (300 Tunes from Mike Rafferty), 2005; No. 291, p. 95. Moylan (Johnny O'Leary), 1994; No. 317, pp. 181-182. Mulvihill (1st Collection), 1986; No. 9, p. 111. Roche (Collection of Irish Traditional Music, vol. 2), 1912; No. 280, p. 33.

Recorded sources: -Micho Russell - "The Man from Clare."

See also listings at:
Jane Keefer's Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [1]
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info [2]



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