Annotation:Laurel of Victory (The)

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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: 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 biography:John Hall (1788-1862) and doubtless has connection with the defeat of Napoleon in 1815.

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Printed sources : - John Hall (A Selection of Strathspeys Reels, Waltzes & Irish Jigs), c. 1818; p. 26.

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