Bright Phoebus

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 Theme code Index    1H1H1H 1H3H5H
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England
 Genre/Style    English
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    3/4
 Structure    One part
 Editor/Compiler    O'Farrell
 Book/Manuscript title    Pocket Companion vol. 3
 Tune and/or Page number    pp. 26-27
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1808
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
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 Score   ()   

BRIGHT PHEOBUS. English, Air (3/4 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). One part. A very popular hunting song (featuring imitative sounds) that appears in a great many songsheets, printed folios, and musicians' manuscript collections on both sides of the Atlantic. It was composed by James Hook (1746-1827)

Bright Phoebus has mounted the Chariot of Day,
And the Horns and the Hounds call each sportsman a-way.
Through meadows and woods with speed now they bound,
Whilst health, rosy health, is in exercise found.

Printed source: O'Farrell (Pocket Companion, vol. III), 1808; pp. 26-27.

T:Bright Phoebus
B:O'Farrell - Pocket Companion, vol. 3 (1808)
Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion
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B2A2d2|(dc) de (fg)|f2e2 c>d|e2c2a2|{f}e2 dc (BA)|
(ef) c2 !trill!B2|A4 A2|e2 dc (BA)|d2d2e2|(fg/a/)g2f2|
f2e2 (fe)|d2 Bc (de)|f2f2b2|(f>e)d2c2|B4 A2|d2d2d2|
d3e f2|g2g2g2|g4 (ag)|(fe)d2A2|dc (de) (fg)|(a>b) f2 !trill!e2|
d4 zA/A/|d4 zA/A/|d4 zA/A/|e4 zA/A/|e4 ze/e/|f2f2f2|
(fe) (fg)ag|f2f2f2|(fe) (fg)(ag)|(3fgf (3ded (3efe|(3fgf (3ded (3efe|
(3fgf (3efe (3ded|a4 a2|a>g f2 z2|z2z2a2|a>g f2z2|z2z2 a2|g>f e2z2|
z2z2e2|g>f e2z2|z2z2e2|f>e d2A2|dc (de) (fg)|a>b f2e2|d4:||

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