By the Light of the Moon

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 Theme code Index    1H55H5H 5H4H2H2H
 Also known as    Jockey's Dance
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Contra
 Meter/Rhythm    Country Dance
 Key/Tonic of    C
 Accidental    NONE
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    6/8
 Structure    AABBAA
 Editor/Compiler    Ed Harding
 Book/Manuscript title    Harding's All-Round Collection
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 47, p. 14
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1905
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   ()   

BY THE LIGHT OF THE MOON. AKA and see "Jockey's Dance." American?, Country Dance (6/8 time). C Major ('A' part) & G Major ('B' part). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune (of unknown provenance) appears note-for-note twice in Ed Harding's 1905 collection, under the title and alternate given above, perhaps the result of a printer's or compiler's error.

Printed source: Hardings All Round Collection, 1905; No. 47, p. 14.

T:By the Light of the Moon
R:Country Dance
B:Harding's All-Round Collection, No. 47 (1905)
Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion
G|:c2c Gce|g2g g2e|gfd fec|dfe d2G|
c2c Gce|g2g g2e|d2a g2f|e2c c2:|
|:B/c/|d2G G2e|d2G G2g|^fed def|dgb d2 B/c/|
d2G G2e|d2G G2g|^fed def|gde =fAB:||

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