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X:1 T:Calver Lodge M:C L:1/8 R:Country Dance B:Nathaniel Gow – “The Favorite Dances of 1812: Some of which are Composed B:& the whole arrange for the piano forte by Nath. Gow” (1812, p. 1) N:”As Performed at his Annual Ball in George Street Assembly Rooms the 3rd of March.” B: https://archive.org/details/TheFavoriteDancesOf1812/mode/2up Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G d|Sg3f agfe|~d^cde dedB|GedB GedB|c2A2A3d| g3f agfe|~d^cde dedB|GedB dcAB|G2 g2 g3!fine!|| b|abc'b agfa|gabc' d'3d'|d'c'ac' c'beb|agab a3b| abc'b agfa|gabc' d'3d'|(d'c')ac' (c'b)gb|afge .d(def)S!D.C.!||



CALVER LODGE. Scottish, Country Dance Tune (whole or 2/4 time). D Major (Kerr): G Major (Howe, Manson). Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. Composed by Edinburgh fiddler-composer and bandleader Nathaniel Gow and first published as a country dance in his Favorite Dances of 1812 (p. 1). The tune and dance also appear in the Scottish Country Dance Book vol. 8 (No. 3).


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Printed sources : - Gow (The Favorite Dances of 1812), 1812; p. 1. Howe (1000 Jigs and Reels), c. 1867; p. 71. Jones [Ed.] (Complete Tutor Violin), c. 1815; p. 9. Kerr (Merry Melodies, vol. 1), c. 1880; No. 20, p. 29. Manson (Hamilton’s Universal Tune Book vol. 1), 1854; p. 97.

Recorded sources : - CDLAT001, Jim MacLeod - "Buttons & Keys, vol. 1: Best of Jim MacLeod."




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