Schottisch Quadrilles No. 2

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X:1 T:Schottisch Quadrilles No. 2 M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Schottische S:M.E. Eames music manuscript book, frontispiece dated Aug. 22nd, 1859 (p. 254) S: N:Eames was perhaps from Philadelphia Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G GB D2|.B.d G2|(F/G/A/B/) {d}(c/B/c/A/)|(G/A/B/G/) D2| GB D2|.B.d G2|(F/G/A/B/) (c/B/c/A/)|GG/F/G z|| K:D O.A/.A/.A/.A/ .A.B|A{e}(d/c/) d z|.B/.B/.B/.B/ .B.c|B{f}(e/^d/) ez| .c/.c/.c/.c/ .c.d|.e.f.g z|f/g/a/g/ fe|d{e}d/c/ dz| !>!dF!>!dF|(B/c/d/B/) Fz|cc f>e|(d/e/c/d/) B z| !>!dF!>!dF|(B/c/d/B/) Fz|cc f>e|(d/e/c/d/) Bz| (d/e/d/B/) .^G.f|(e/f/e/d/) .A.a|(^g/a/g/f/) .e.e|(c/d/c/B/) Az| (d/e/d/B/) ^.G.f|(e/f/e/d/) .A.a|(^g/a/g/f/) ee|(c/e/c/B/) Az| .A/.A/.A/.A/ .A.B|A{e}(d/c/) dz|.B/.B/.B/.B/ .B.c|B{f}(e/^d/) e z| .c/.c/.c/.c/ .c.d|.e.f.g z|f/g/a/g/ fe|d{e}(d/c/) dz| K:G GB D2|.B.d G2|(F/G/A/B/) (c/B/c/A/)|(G/A/B/G/) D2| GB D2|.B.d G2|(F/G/A/B/) (c/B/c/A/)|G{A}(G/F/) Gz!D.C.!O||

SCHOTTISCH QUADRILLES NO. 2. American (?), Schottische (2/4). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). ABA. This set of tunes, composed primarily of schottische's, was arranged for dancing a quadrille. It was entered into the music manuscript collection of musician M.E. Eames, dated 1859 (p. 253), who may have been from Philadelphia, Pa. The tune's provenance is unknown.

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