Commerce (The)

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 Theme code Index    1355 5542
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England
 Genre/Style    English
 Meter/Rhythm    Jig/Quadrille, Quadrille/Kadrilj
 Key/Tonic of    C
 Accidental    NONE
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    6/8
 Structure    ABC
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:Tony Doyle
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Plain Brown Tune Book (Ellis Knowles)
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 51
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1997
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   ()   

COMMERCE, THE. English, Quadrille Set. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). ABC. The first part of a quadrille set, in 6/8 time. See entries for individual tunes in the set: "The Commerce," "Beaux Arts (Les)," "Industrie (Le)," "Union (Le)," and "Manchester Quadrille Part 5."

Source for notated version: a c. 1847 music manuscript by Ellis Knowles, a musician from Lancashire, England [Doyle].

Printed source: Doyle (Plain Brown Tune Book), 1997; p. 51.

T:Manchester Festival Quadrille 1
C:Ellis Knowles
S:Ellis Knowles Manuscript 1840's
B:Plain Brown Tune Book
N:Posted to Tradtunes 01/01/03 by Tony Doyle
c6 e6 |  g6 g2e2A2 | g2e2c2 g2e2c2 | f2e2d2 c2B2A2 | G6 B4 d2 | 
f6 a4 f2| e2g2f2 d2g2e2 | c6 c4 ||
g2 | a4 f2 c2f2a2 | g4 e2 c2e2g2 |  f4 d2 B4 G2 | c4 e2 c4 g2 | 
a4 f2 c2f2a2 | g4 e2 c'2g2e2 | d4 c2 B3ccB | G6 G4 ||
F2 | c4 A2 B4 c2 | A6 F2c2d2 | e4 c2 d4 e2 | c6 B4 F2 | 
c4 A2 B4 e2 | d6e4 d2 | c2d2c2 B2c2B2 | A6 A8 z2 ||