Vulcan’s Forge

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X:1 T:Vulcan's Forge M:6/8 L:1/8 N:"to be Playd Immediately after the March" (i.e. "Vulcan's March") R:Jig or Quickstep B:John Watlen - The Celebrated Circus Tunes (Edinburgh, 1791, p. 21) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:C {G}c2G EDC|{D}F2 D B,A,G,|C>FE D>GF|E>DC B,>A,G,| {G}c2G EDC|{D}F2D B,>A,G,|A,>B,C G,>A,B,|C3 z2z:| |:{G} C2G, {G,} D2G, |{G}E2C B,A,G,|G>AB c>BA|G<EC D<B,G,| C<EC D<FD|E<GE F<AF|E>DC G,>A,B,|C3 z2z:||



VULCAN'S FORGE. Scottish, March (6/8 time). C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. A note with the tune in both Watlen (Circus Tunes, Edinburgh, 1791) and Aird's Selections, vol. 4 (Glasgow, 1796) directs the tune be played directly after "Vulcan's March," by Lady Balcarris. The march also appears in J. Watlen's Collection of Celebrated Marches & Quick Steps (London, 1798, p. 3). See note for "Vulcan's March" for more.


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Printed sources : - Aird (Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 4), 1796; No. 120, p. 47. Watlen (The Celebrated Circus Tunes), 1791; p. 21.






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