Belle of the Stage

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 Theme code Index    5353H 6464H
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Contra
 Meter/Rhythm    
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 History    
 Structure    AA'BB
 Editor/Compiler    William Bradbury Ryan
 Book/Manuscript title    Ryan's Mammoth Collection
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 159
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1883
 Artist    Oisíin McAuley
 Title of recording    From the Hills of Donegal
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Compass Records 7 4446 2
 Year recorded    2007
 Media    
 Score   ()   


BELLE OF THE STAGE. American, (Lancashire) Clog. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BB. Composed by Edwin Christie, a journeyman composer in the Boston, Massachusetts, area in the latter 19th century who contributed several tunes to Ryan's Mammoth Collection. Not to be confused with the famous blackface minstrel Edwin P. Christy of Christy's Minstrels.

Printed sources: Cole (1000 Fiddle Tunes), 1940; pg. 121. Ryan's Mammoth Collection, 1883; p. 159.

Recorded sources: Compass Records 7 4446 2, Oisíin McAuley - "From the Hills of Donegal" (2007).

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