Annotation:Indian Queen (2)

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X: 1 T:Indian Queen [2], The. JMP.008 T:Quick Step London[?derry],A. JMP.008 M:2/4 L:1/8 Q:1/2=90 C:"11..Quickstep..Londonderry" S:John Miller MS. Perth, 1799.(for the fife) R:.March O:Scotland A:Perth N:John Miller his Book - written at side of page N:Key given as G major but that feels very wrong. N:1 - correction made here in MS - bar line is between N:f and b and next bar squeezed in N:2 - bar almost illegible H:1799 Z:vmp.C. Graebe K:D major %"_See note re key" DDDE | FEFA | BABd | ABAf | eddf |! eddA | Bd (c/B/)(A/G/) |F3 E | DDDE | FEFA |! BABd | ABAf | eddf | eddA | Bdce | d2"cr"d :|! |:a/f/ | ddcd | ef/g/ fa/f/ | ddcd | ef/g/ f2 | "1"ffb2 |! ge a2 |fd (d/c/)(d/f/) | (e/d/)(c/B/) (A/G/)(F/E/) | DDDE | FEFA |! "2"BABd | ABAf | eddf | eddA | Bdce | d2" cr"d :||

INDIA(N) QUEEN [2]. English, Reel. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BB'. A different tune than "Indian Queen (1)." The melody is contained in several 19th century English musicians' manuscript collections, including those of John Clare (c. 1820, Helpston, Northants), William Mittel (1799, New Romney, Kent) and John Roose (mid-19th century, Manchester, England). It appears as "Quickstep...Londonderry" in the music manuscript of John Miller (1799, Perth, Scotland) and as "New 12th Night/New Twelfth Night" in an late 18th century anonymous manuscript from Yorkshire. Barry Callaghan (2007) says the tune appears to be from the popular English composer and organist James Hook's (1746-1827) piano Concerto in D, No. 5, composed in 1770. Hook is perhaps most famous now for his melody "Lass of Richmond Hill (The)."

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Printed sources : - Callaghan (Hardcore English), 2007; p. 38.

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