Annotation:Butcher's Row (1) (The)

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X:1 T:Butcher’s Row [1] M:C L:1/8 R:Reel B:Elias Howe – Second Part of the Musician’s Companion (1843, p. 75) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G A2|B2 (dB) G2d2|egfa gfed|BcdB G2d2|edcB B2 (BA)| BcdB G2d2|egfa gfed|gfge edcB|BcAB G2G2:| |:g2 (ga) b2b2|abag e2a2|gfed efge|dBAG B2G2| GFGE EDEG|EGBd gfed|gfge edcB|BcAB G2G2:|]

BUTCHER'S ROW [1], THE. Irish?, American, Canadian; Reel. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune was a staple of the various 19th century tutors and compendiums of Boston music publisher Elias Howe.

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Harding's All Round Collection, 1905; No. 34, p. 10. Howe (Second Part of the Musician's Companion), 1843; p. 75. Howe (1000 Jigs and Reels), c. 1867; p. 70. Messer (Anthology of Favorite Fiddle Tunes), 1980; No. 29, p. 27.

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