Colonel Byng's Favorite

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 Theme code Index    1H1H31 42H75
 Also known as    Captain Byng, Taoiseac Buinge (An)
 Composer/Core Source    Nathaniel Gow
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Strathspey
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 Structure    AAB
 Editor/Compiler    Niel & Nathaniel Gow
 Book/Manuscript title    Fourth Collection of Strathspey Dances
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 34
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1800
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X: 1 T: Captain Byng T: An Taoiseac Buinge T: Colonel Byng C: Nathaniel Gow (1766-1831) Z: Frank Weber N: gelernt von Wilfried Rommelaere, 2003 D: 1994: Karen Tweed: The Silver Spire N: Chords: | G | G | Am | D | N: | G | G | Am D | G :| N: | G | Em | Am | D7 | N: | G | Em | Am D | G :| R: Polka M: 2/4 L: 1/8 K: G maj g>f ge | d[BG] GA/2B/2 | cA a>g | fd ef | g>f ge | d[BG] GA/2B/2 | c/2B/2A dF | G2 G2 :| BG dG | BG GA/2B/2 | cA eA | cA A>c | BG dG | BG GA/2B/2 | c/2B/2A dF | G2 G2 :|

X:1 T:Colonel Byng's Favorite M:C L:1/8 R:Strathspey C:Nathaniel Gow (1763-1831) B:Gow - Fourth Collection of Strathspey Dances (1800) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D d| (d/c/)B/A/ {c}d>A FDDF|GE {E}e>d cAA{c}d|(d/c/).B/.A/ {c}d>A FDDF|G>E{E}A>F D3:|| G|(FD) A<D FD~D>F|(GE) B>E GE~E>G|(F<D) A>D FDD>F|{F}G<E {E}A>F D3G| (FD) A>D FD~D>F|(GE) B>E GEE>G|F>DA>F B>GA>F|{F}G>E {E}A>F D3||

X:1 T:Colonel Byngs Favorit Strathspey M:C L:1/8 R:Reel S:The Buttery Manuscript (c. 1784-1820, No. 751) N:John Buttery (1784-1854) joined the 34th Regiment in Lincoln, N:Lincolnshire, England, in 1797 and served as a fifer until discharged in N:1814. His large ms. contains marches, duty calls, dance tunes and airs. N:EASMES identifies this as the Fife MS. and suggests a date of 1780, see N: Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G g|g/f/e/d/ gd BGGB|cAag fddg|g/f/e/d/ gd BGGB|cAdB G2:| c|BGdG BGGB|cAeA cAAc|BGdG BGGB|cAdB G2 Gc| BGdG BGGB|cAeA cAAc|BGdB ecdB|cAdB G2:|]