Danced by Mrs. Parker in the Poney Races

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X:1 T:Danced by Mrs. Parker in the Poney Races M:2/4 L:1/8 B:Neil Stewart – Circus Tunes No. 4 (c. 1791, p. 2) N:Stewart published 8 small volumes of tunes played N:at the Edinburgh Royal Circus in the 1790’s. See also N:John Watlen’s circus collection. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G d/c/|Bgce|d2 c/B/A/G/|GGFG|{B}A2 zd/c/|Bgce|{e}d2 c/B/A/G/| A>GAF|G2 zB|Ad/e/ fd|Be/f/ ge|^ceAc|d2 zd| dd=cc|BdBG|GFFA|G2 zG|AABB|c2 dd| ^decA|(G2 F)d/c/|Bgce|{e}d2 c/B/A/G/|GGFG |{B}A2 zd/c/| Bgce|d2 c/B/A/G/|A>GAF|G2zB|c>BcA|d2 zd| ec g/f/e/d/|{a}g2 !fermata!d/c/|Bgce|{e}d2 c/B/A/G/|A>GAF|{A}G2z||



DANCED BY MRS. PARKER IN THE PONEY RACES. Scottish, English; Country Dance Tune (2/4 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). One part. Mrs. Sophia Parker was one of the principal dancers of the Edinburgh Royal Circus in the 1790's. Her husband, William Parker, was the leader of the equestrian troupe.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Neil Stewart (A Selection of Favorite Airs as Performed at the Royal Circus Edinburgh and Sadlers Wells London No. 2), 1791; p. 2.

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