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 Theme code Index    71H31 42H76
 Also known as    Colonel Byng's Favorite, Taoiseac Buinge (An), Capt. Bing
 Composer/Core Source    Nathaniel Gow
 Region    England, Scotland, Ireland
 Genre/Style    English, Irish, Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Polka, Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4, 2/4
 History    SCOTLAND(Central Scotland), ENGLAND(North West)
 Structure    AAB
 Editor/Compiler    Niel & Nathaniel Gow
 Book/Manuscript title    Fourth Collection of Niel Gow's Reels
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 4
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1800
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Captn. Byng M:C L:1/8 R:Reel B: Joseph Lowe - Lowe's Collection of Reels, Strathspeys and Jigs, B:book 1 (1844–1845, p. 11) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G g|fdgd BGGB|cAag fdef|{a}gfgd BGGB|cAdB G2 G:| c|BGdG BGGB|cAeA cAAc|BGdG BGGB|cAdB G2 Gc| (BG)dG BGGB|cAeA cAAc|BGdB ecdB|cAdB G2G||

X:1 T:Capt. Bing M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel S:John Rook music manuscript collection (Waverton, Cumbria, 1840, p. 157) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G g|fdgd BGGB|cAag fddg|fdgd BGGB|BAdc G2 z:| c|BGdG BGGB|cAeA cAAc|BGeG BGGB|cAdB G2 Gc| BGdG BGGB|cAeA cAAc|BGdB ecdB|cAdc BG G2||

X:1 T:Captain Byng M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel B:Stewart-Robertson - The Athole Collection (1884) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G g|fdgd BGGB|cAag fdef|gfgd BGGB|cedc BGG:| c|BGdG BGGB|cAeA cAAc|BGdG BGGB|cedc BGGc| BGdG BGGB|cAeA cAAc|BGdB cedc|BdAc BGG||

X:2 T:Captain Byng M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Polka K:G g2 g>e | dB GA/B/ | cA a>g | fd ef | fg g>e | dB GA/B/ | cA dF | AG G2 :| |: BG dG | BG GA/B/ | cA eA | cA A>c | BG dG | BG GA/B/ | cA dF | AG G2 :||