Laurel of Victory (The)
X:1 T:Lawrel [sic] of Victory, The C:John Hall M:3/2 L:1/8 R:Triple Hornpipe B:John Hall – “A Selection of Strathspeys Reels, Waltzes & Irish Jigs” (c. 1818, p. 26) B: https://digital.nls.uk/special-collections-of-printed-music/archive/104981834 N:”Printed and sold by John Hall, at his Music Room.” N:Hall (1788-1862) was a music teacher in Ayr, Scotland. His dancing master’s ‘kit’ N:(a small fiddle) used in his dancing lessons, is still preserved. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:A E2|~c6 e2d2B2|A2 Ac BAGF G2E2|c2c2c2 e2d2B2|A2 Ac BAGB A2:| cd|e2c2 ABcd e2a2|f2d2 Bcde fgaf|e2c2 ABcd e2a2|fefd cdBG A2 cd| e2c2 ABcd e2a2|f2d2 Bcde fgaf|ecea fdfa gfed|cdec BcdB A2||
LAUREL OF VICTORY, THE. Scottish, Triple Hornpipe (3/2). A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. "Laurel of Victory" was composed by Ayrshire fiddler-composer John Hall (1788-1862) and doubtless has connection with the defeat of Napoleon in 1815.