Cordon Bleu (1)
X:1 T:Cordon Bleu  M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Polka B:James Goodman music manuscript collection, vol. 4 (mid-19th century, p. 21) F: http://goodman.itma.ie/volume-four#?c=0&m=0&s=0&cv=24&z=132.7635%2C3840.7432%2C5647.467%2C2270.8762 F:at Trinity College Dublin / Irish Traditional Music Archive goodman.itma.ie Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G d|dg/f/ gB|Bd/^c/ dG|Aedc|B/A/B/c/ Bd| dg/f/ gB|Bd/c/ dG|AedF|G2G2:| |:d|dffd|dggd|daad|dbbd| dg/f/ gB|Bd/^c/ dG|AedF|G3 z:| |:d|d/e/d/e/ df|a/g/f/g/ dB|d/c/B/c/ AF|G/F/G/A/ GB| d/^c/d/e/ df|a/g/f/g/ dB|d/c/B/c/ AF|G3 z:|]
CORDON BLEU . Irish, Polka (2/4 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCC. The tune, as "Cord and Blue", was entered into Book 1 of the large 1883 music manuscript collection of County Leitrim fiddler and uilleann piper Stephen Grier. Goodman appends this note to the tune in vol. 4 of his mid-19th century music manuscript collection: "The order of the “Cordon bleu” was founded by Louis XVIII, on the birth of the Duke of Bordeaux son of the Duke de Berri AD 1820.