Lemmie Brazil's No. 2

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LEMMIE BRAZIL'S NO. 2. English; Schottische, Hornpipe. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Learned from Gloucestershire traveller Lemmie (Lementina) Brazil (b. circa 1890) and her family [1]. There are a total of 16 known Lemmie Brazil (pronounced 'brazzle') tunes, all of which can be found in Charles Menteith and Paul Burgess's The Coleford Jig: Traditional Tunes from Goucestershire (2004) collection, where this tune is referred to as a 'Tap Dance'. Lemmie sang and played harmonica and melodeon. See the related "Bristol Hornpipe (The)" (whose first strain is similar to the second strain of 'Brazil's No. 2').

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Source for notated version: Lemmie Brazil (Gloucester), recorded by Gwilym Davies in 1977 and 1981 [Callaghan].

Printed sources: Callaghan (Hardcord English), 2007; p. 88.

Recorded sources: Carlton Sounds 30360 00242, The English Country Dance Band (1996). FSCD54, Aardvark Ceilidh Band - "The Pleasures of the Town" (2000). Old Hat Music OH!02, "Old Hat Dance Band" (1992).




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