Battle of Waterloo (The)

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 Theme code Index    1117b 3b545
 Also known as    Bonaparte Crossing the Alps, Bonaparte Crossing the Rockies, Bonaparte's March (3)
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    March/Marche
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    NONE
 Mode    Aeolian (minor)
 Time signature    4/4
 History    
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Christine Martin
 Book/Manuscript title    Ceol na Fidhle vol. 2
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 43
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1988
 Artist    Battlefield Band
 Title of recording    There's a Buzz
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Flying Fish FF 299
 Year recorded    1982
 Media    
 PDF Score   ()   


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BATTLE OF WATERLOO, THE. AKA and see "Bonaparte Crossing the Alps," "Bonaparte Crossing the Rockies," "Bonaparte's March [3]." Scottish, March (4/4 time). A Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. A variant of the (probably) Irish march tune usually known as "Bonaparte Crossing the Alps" (though there is much confusion among the several 'Bonaparte' titles).

Printed source: Martin (Ceol na Fidhle), vol. 2, 1988; pg. 43.

Recorded source: Flying Fish FF 299, Battlefield Band - "There's a Buzz" (1982).

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