Soldier's Dance (2) (The)

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X:1 T:Soldier’s Dance [2], The M:C L:1/8 R:Reel B:Stephen Grier music manuscript collection (Book 2, c. 1883, No. 120, p. 26) B: http://grier.itma.ie/book-two#?c=0&m=0&s=0&cv=25&z=-147.4342%2C278.5367%2C2838.9907%2C1152.0833 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:A cAAd ceAd|cAAc e2ed|cAAd ceAc|BGGB d2 ed| cAAd ceAd|cAAc e2 eg|faeg faed| cGGB d2 ed|| cB/A/ eA fAeA|cAAc e2 ed|cB/A/ eA fAeA|BGGB d2 ed| cB/A/ eA fAeA|cAAc e2 eg|faeg faed|BGGB d2 ed||



SOLDIER'S DANCE [2], THE. Irish, Reel (whole time). A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. The reel was entered into the c. 1880's music manuscript collection of County Leitrim musician Stephen Grier (c. 1824-1894). Fr. John Quinn finds cognate melodies in "Pipe Reel (1)" printed in John Gow's 1804 collection, the Northumbrian collected "Captain Ross (2)," and the less related "Lowlander's Hunt (The)."


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