Napoleon Crossing the Alps (1)

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NAPOLEON CROSSING THE ALPS [1]. AKA and see "Boney Crossing the Alps," "Bonaparte Crossing the Alps," "Bonaparte Crossing the Rhine (2)," "Bonaparte's Retreat (5)" (Pa). English, Irish; Reel and Hornpipe. A Dorian: B Minor (Deloughery). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. See Bayard's (1944) note for "Bonaparte's Retreat (5)." He stated in his 1981 volume that the tune is a member of the ubiquitous "Lazarus" tune family. A Pennsylvania-collected march called "Governor Taylor's March" is similar.


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Printed sources : - Paul Deloughery (Sliabh Luachra on Parade), 1988; No. 154. Kennedy (Fiddlers Tune Book, vol. 2), 1954; p. 7. Raven (English Country Dance Tunes), 1984; p. 171.






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