Annotation:Surrender of Seringapatam

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X:1 T:Surrender of Seringapatam M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Country Dance B:Preston's Twenty-Four Country Dances for the Year 1800 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G d/c/|BGG AGG|dBG AGG|BAG dBG|eAA A2d/c/| BGG EGG|DGG BGG|cdc BcB|AGA {AB}c2:| |:c|BAG dBG|dBG BAG|BAGdBG|FAA A2c| BAG dBd|gfe dcB|cdc BdB|AGA {AB}c2:|]

SURRENDER OF SERINGAPATAM. English, Country Dance Tune & Jig (6/8 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. According to Wikipedia: "The Siege of Seringapatam (from April to May, 1799) was the final confrontation of the Fourth Anglo-Mysore War between the British East India Company and the Kingdom of Mysore. The British, with the allied Nizam of Hyderabad and Maratha, achieved a decisive victory after breaching the walls of the fortress at Seringapatam and storming the citadel. Tipu Sultan, Mysore's ruler, was killed in the action.[1] The British restored the Wodeyar dynasty to the throne after the victory, but retained indirect control of the kingdom. The leader of the British troops was Major General David Baird."

"The Last Effort and Fall of Tippoo Sultaun" by Henry Singleton (1766–1839)
See also Preston's "Surrender Quesnoy."

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Printed sources : - Thomas Preston (Twenty-Four Country Dances for the Year 1800), 1800; p.

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