Mary Queen of Scots (2)
X:1 T:Mary Queen of Scots  M:C L:1/8 R:Hornpipe B:Stephen Grier music manuscript collection (Book 3, c. 1883, No. 110, p. 41) B: http://grier.itma.ie/book-three#?c=0&m=0&s=0&cv=40&z=-53.0036%2C230.9286%2C3718.5972%2C1548.5147 N:Stephen Grier (c. 1824-1894) was a piper and fiddler from N:Newpark, Bohey, Gortletteragh, south Co. Leitrim. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D D2 DF A2 Ac|BAdF GFED|E2 ef edef|gfed B3d| D2 DF A2 Ac| BAdF GFED|G2 BG F2 AF|E2 FA BABc:| |:dedA dedA|BAdF GFED|E2 ef edef|gfed BABc| defe dcdA|BAdF GFED|G2 BG F2 AF|E2 FA BABc|E2 FA B2e2:|
MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS . Irish, Hornpipe (cut time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. "Mary Queen of Scots " is contained in Book 3 of the large c. 1883 music manuscript collection of County Leitrim fiddler and piper Stephen Grier (c. 1824-1894). Grier researchers Fr. John Quinn and Conor Ward find the tune cognate with the triple-meter "Mary Scott (2)," "Planxty Scott" and the duple-time Scottish "Smith's a Gallant Fireman (The)."