Ladies Triumph (1)

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X: 1 T: Ladies Triumph [1] O: Neil Gow 1809 R: reel Z: 2011 John Chambers <jc:trillian.mit.edu> S: printed MS of unknown origin B: Gow's "Strathspey Reels", Vol.5, 1809, as "Farewell to Whiskey" (in G) B: Raven "English Country Dance Tunes", 1984; p.149 (in A) B: Ryan's "Mammoth Collection" (in F) M: 2/4 L: 1/16 F:http://jc.tzo.net/~jc/music/abc/England/LadiesTriumph.abc K: G "A"[|] D2 \ | "G"D2G2 GABG | "C"A2E2- "(D7)"E2F2 | "G"G2G2 GABc | "D"d4 "G"B2d2 | "C"e2g2 "G"d2B2 | "C"cBAG "D"A2d2 | "G"D2G2 "D7"BAGA | "G"B2G2 G2 :| "B"|: Bc \ | "G"d2B2 g2d2 | "C(Am)"cBAG "D"A2Bc | "G"d2B2 g2d2 | "D7"egfa "G"g3d | "C"e2g2 "G"d2B2 | "C(Am)"cBAG "D7"A2d2 | "G"D2G2 "D7"BAGA | "G"B2G2 G2 :|



LADIES TRIUMPH [1]. AKA and see "Farewell to Whiskey (1)," "Goodbye Whiskey" (Pa.), "Young America," "Monday Morning" (Irish), "At the Fair," "Twin Sisters (5)." English, Country Dance Tune (2/4 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The earliest appearance of the tune was in Gow's Strathspey Reels, vol. 5, 1809, under the "Farewell to Whiskey" title--it is attributed to him in several early 19th century Scottish collections. However, by mid-century Boston publisher Elias Howe had published it as "Ladies Triumph."


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Printed sources : - Elias Howe (Musician’s Omnibus Nos. 6 & 7), Boston, 1880-1882; p. 601. Kennedy (Fiddlers Tune Book, vol. 2), 1954; p. 23 (appears as "Farewell to Whisky"). Raven (English Country Dance Tunes), 1984; p. 149.






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