Annotation:Mary Queen of Scots (2)

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X:1 T:Mary Queen of Scots [2] M:C L:1/8 R:Hornpipe B:Stephen Grier music manuscript collection (Book 3, c. 1883, No. 110, p. 41) B: 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 [2]. Irish, Hornpipe (cut time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. "Mary Queen of Scots [2]" is contained in Book 3 of the large c. 1883 music manuscript collection of County Leitrim fiddler and piper biography: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)."

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