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X:1 T:Galopade [1] M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Galop S:Kerr - Merry Melodies, vol. 4, No. 395 (c. 1880's) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D d|cBAG|FEDd|cegb|(b2 a)d|cBAG| FEDc|Bdca|d3:||:d|BGEc|AFDd| BGEc|AFDd|cBAG|FEDF|GBEc|d3:|

GALOPADE [1]. Scottish, Galop (2/4 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Not the tune well-known today as "Gallopede." The galopade was a type of dance, and there were numerous generically-titled 'galopade' tunes.

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Kerr (Merry Melodies, vol. 4), c. 1880's; No. 395, p. 43.

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