King's Birth Day (2) (The)

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X:1 T:King’s Birth Day [2], The C:John Clark M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel B:John Clark – A Collection of New Strathspey Reels & Country Dances (1795, p. 19) B: http://hms.scot/fiddle/copy/4/ N:”Dedicated to the Musical Society of Perth” Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Bb g|f2 (df) Bfdf|egdf AcAF|f2 (df) egbg|fdec B/B/B B:| f|dBfd ecge|dBGc AFFD|EFGB AcFD|ECA,C B,/B,/B, B,2| dBfd ecge|dBGc AFFD|Bdce dfeg|fdec B/B/B B||



KING'S BIRTH DAY [2]. Scottish, Reel (cut time). B Flat Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. "King's Birth Day [2]" is a reel from the sole publication of fiddler-composer John Clark, who dedicated his volume to the Musical Society of Perth. Unfortunately, there is no further information to be had on Clark (John Glen and David Baptie are silent). See note for "King's Birth Day (1)" for more.


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Printed sources : - John Clark (A Collection of New Strathspey Reels & Country Dances), 1795; p. 19.






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