Cupid’s Recruiting Serjeant

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 Theme code Index    5212 47L5L2
 Also known as    Island of Love, Cupid’s Recruiting Sergeants, Little Ann's Hornpipe
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England
 Genre/Style    English
 Meter/Rhythm    Country Dance
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/4, 2/2
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:James Aird
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Selection of Scotch English Irish and Foreign Airs vol. 1
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 96, p. 34
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1782
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Cupid’s Recruiting Sergeants M:C| L:1/8 R:Country Dance S:Thomas Nixon music manuscript collection, c. 1778 (p. 33) N:Nixon (1762-1842) was a fifer in the American War of Independence, N:from the age of 13. He lived in Framingham, Connecticut. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G B>c |d>BA>B G2 A>B|c>FA>F D>FA>c|B>gf>e d>cB>A|B2 GG G2:|| BG|dBed Td2 Bc|dBe>d Tc2 B>c|dBg>f e>dc>B|A2 A>A A2 B>c| d>B A>B G2 A>B|c>AF>A D>FA>c|G>bf>e d>cB>A|B2 G>G G2||

X:1 T:Cupid’s Recruiting Serjeant M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Country Dance Tune B:Aird – Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 1 (1782, No. 96, p. 34) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G (B/c/)|dBAB|G2 AB|cAFA|DFAc|Bgfe|dcBA|B2 G>G|G3:| |:(B/c/)|dBec|d3 B/c/|dBec|D3 B/c/|dBgf|edcB|A2 A>A| A3 B/c/|dBAB|G2 AB|cAFA|DFAc|Bgfe|dcBA|B2G>G|G3:|]

X:14025 T:Recruiting Serjeant. WM.065 T:Cupid's Recruiting Sergeant. WM.065 M:C L:1/8 Q:200 S:Wm.Mittell's MS,New Romney,Kent,1799 R:Reel O:England A:Kent N:D Z:vmp.Chris Partington K:G B/c/|dBAB G2AB|cAFAD2Ac|Bgfe dcBA|G2GGG3:|]

X:8 T:Cupid's Recruiting Sergeant. Le4.008 B:L.Leadley MS#4 c1850 Z:Village Music Project, 2016 Steve Mansfield M:2/4 L:1/8 Q:2/4=60 K:G B/c/ | dBAB | G2 AB | cAFA | DFAc |Bgfe | dcBA | B2 G>G | G3 :| |: B/c/ | dBec | d3 B/c/ | dBec | d3 B/c/ |dBgf | edcB | A2 A>A | A3 B/c/ | dBAB | G2 AB | cAFA | DFAc |Bgfe | dcBA | B2 G>G | G3 :|