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X:1 T:Graces [3], The M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel B:Howe - Second Part of the Musician's Companion (1843, p. 55) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G D2|G2 DG B2 GB|d2 Bd edef|gfed egfa|g2 G2G2 gf| g2 G2G2D2|EGFA GFED|CEB,D A,CG,B,|D2D2D2:| |:A3B c2 BA|Bdge ed d2|A3B c2 BA|Bdge ed d2| G3A BGBd|egfa g2-g2|FGAF DFAF|G2G2G2: |:D2|GABA GFED|EFGF EDCB,|CDED CB,A,G,|D2D2D2D2| GABA GFED|EFGF EDCB,|CDED CB,A,G,|D2D2D2:| |:Bc|d3c B2G2|G2E2E2C2|e3d c2A2|A2G2F2D2| d3c BGBd|egfa (g2g2)|FGAF DFAF|G2G2G2:|

GRACES [3], THE. American, Reel. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB (Howe): AABBCCDD (O'Flannagan). "The Graces [3]" was a staple of the Boston-based Elias Howe Co. publications. Howe (c. 1867) prints directions to a contra-dance with the tune.

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Printed sources : - Howe (Second Part of the Musician's Companion), 1843; p. 55. Howe (Musician’s Omnibus No. 1), 1862; p. 46. Howe (1000 Jigs and Reels), c. 1867; p. 81. O'Flannagan (The Hibernia Collection), 1860; p. 6 ('Patrick O'Flannagan' was a Howe pseudonym).

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