Downfall of Paris (The)

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 Theme code Index    1114 2224
 Also known as    Ceimsios Parais, Scrios b-Paris, Fall of Paris, Hae You Ony More Ado, Mississippi Sawyer (1)
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England, Scotland, Ireland, Canada, United States
 Genre/Style    English, Irish, Old-Time, Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Country Dance, Hornpipe/Clog, March/Marche, Reel (single/double), Set Dance
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/4
 History    
 Structure    AABBCC, ABBCCDD
 Editor/Compiler    James Aird
 Book/Manuscript title    Aird's 6th and Last Volume of Scotch English Irish and Foreign Airs
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 142, p. 57
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1803
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 Score   (1)   





X:1 T:Fall of Paris T:Downfall of Paris M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Country Dance Tune B:Aird – Sixth and Last Volume of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs (1803, No. 142, p. 57) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D (dd/>e/) (dd/>e/)|(dd/>e/) (g/f/)e/d/|ee/>f/ ee/>f/|ee/>f/ a/g/f/e/| ff/>g/ ff/>g/|ff/>g/ ab/a/g/f/|ee/>d/ ee/>d/|e/f/g/e/ c/A/B/c/| dd/>e/ dd/>e/|dd/>e/ g/f/e/d/|ee/>f/ ee/>f/|ee/>f/ a/g/f/e/| ff/d/ a>g|ff/d/ c'>b|f/e/d/e/ fe|dd d2!fermata!|| (c'4|c')ad'c'|bb/a/ bb/a/|bb/a/b2| g4|geag|ff/e/ ff/e/|ff/e/ f2:| |:(A/B/c/d/) (c/B/A/G/)|F/G/A/B/ A/G/F/E/|ddee|ff e2| A/B/c/d/ c/B/A/G/|F/G/A/B/ A/G/F/E/|defd|dd d2:| |:.c.d.e.f|gfed|cdef|gf e2| (A/B/c/d/) c/B/A/G/|F/G/A/B/ A/G/F/E/|defe|dd d2!D.C.!:|

X:1 T:Downfall of Paris M:2/4 L:1/8 Q:"Allegretto" B:Thomas Wilson - Companion to the Ball Room (1816, p. 124) N:"To account for the unusual length of this tune--it was originally N:composed for a Quick March, in opposition & partly taken from the N:French National Air of Ca Ira, it has since become a favorite dance N:particularly with good dancers, as it requires a very long figure N:not easily performed by the Tyros in the Art, the above is the original…" Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Bb BB/c/ BB/c/|BB/c/ e/d/c/B/|cc/d/ cc/d/|cc/d/ f/e/d/c/| dd/e/ dd/e/|dd/e/ g/f/e/d/|cc/d/ cc|cB/A/G/F/| BB/c/ BB/c/|BB/c/ e/d/c/B/|cc/d/ cc/d/|cc/d/ f/e/d/c/| dd/e/ fe|d/c/d/e/ fe|dd/B/ cc/A/|B2B2|| f4|fdgf|ee/d/ ee/d/|ee/d/ e2| e4|ecfe|dd/c/ dd/c/|dd/c/d| BB/c/ BB/c/|BB/c/ e/d/c/B/|cc/d/ cc/d/|cc/d/ f/e/d/c/| dd/e/ fe|d/c/d/e/ fe|dd/B/ cc/A/|B2B2|| |:f/g/a/b/ a/g/f/e/|d/e/f/g/ f/e/d/c/|BBcc|dd c2| f/g/a/b/ a/g/f/e/|d/e/f/g/ f/e/d/c/|BB/c/ dc BB B2:| |:ABcd|edcB|ABcd |ed c2| f/g/a/b/ a/g/f/e/|d/e/f/g/ f/e/d/c/|BB/c/ dc|BB B2:|]

X:1 T:Down Fall of Paris M:2/4 L:1/8 R:March S: Seth Johnson – Woburn Fife Manuscript (c. 1807-40?, pp. 2-3) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:C cc/d/ cc/d/|cc/d/ f/e/d/c/|dd/e/ dd/e/|dd/e/ g/f/e/d/| ee/d/ ee/d/|ee/d/ a/g/f/e/|dd/e/ dd/e/|d2c/B/A/G/| cc/d/ cc/d/|cc/d/ f/e/d/c/|dd/e/ dd/e/|dd/e/ g/f/e/d/| ee/f/ gf|e/c/e/f/ gf|e/c/e/c/ B/G/B/G/|cc/c/ c:| |:e/f/|gg/a/ gg/a/|gd ag|f/f/e/ ff/e/|ff/e/ fd/e/| ff/e/ ff/e/|fd ag|ee/d/ ee/d/|ee/d/ e/f/g/e/| cc/d/ cc/d/|cc/d/ f/e/d/c/|dd/e/ dd/e/|dd/e/ g/f/e/d/| ee/f/ gf|e/c/e/f/ gf|e/c/e/c/ B/G/B/G/|cc/c/ c:|]

X:3 T:Downfall of Paris M:2/4 L:1/8 S:the music manuscript of James Findlay (1841) Z:AK/Fiddlers' Companion K:C c(c/d/) .c(c/d/)|.c(c/d/) (f/e/d/c/)|.d(d/e/) .d(d/e/)|.d(d/e/) (g/f/e/d/)|.e(e/f/) .e(e/f/)| .e(e/f/) (a/g/f/e/)|.d(d/e/) .d.d|d/c/B/A/ (G/A/B/G/)||:.c(c/d/) .c(c/d/)|.c(c/d/) f/e/d/c/| .d(d/e/) .d(d/e/)|.c(c/d/) (g/f/e/d)|.e(e/f/) (gf)|.ee/f/ (gf)|.e(e/c/) .d(d/B/)|.c.c c2:| |: g4|.g.e.(ag)|.f(f/e/) .f(f/e/)|.f(f/e/) f2|f4|.f.d(gf)|.e(e/d/) .e(e/d/)|.e(e/d/) d2:| |:(g/a/b/c'/) b/a/g/f/|(e/f/g/a/) (g/f/e/d/)|c.c/.c/ d.d/.d/|e./e.e/ d2|(g/a/b/c'/) (b/a/g/f/)| (e/f/g/a/) g/f/e/d/|c.d/.d/ .e.d|c4::.B.c.d.e.|.f.e.d.c.|.B.c.d.e.|.f.e. d2| (g/a/b/c'/) (b/a/g/f/)|e/f/g/a/ (g/f/e/d/)|c.d/.d/ ed|1 cc c2:|2 cc' c'2||

X:1 T:Downfall of Paris, The M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Country Dance Tune B:Elias Howe – Musician’s Omnibus Nos. 6 & 7 (Boston, 1880-1882, p. 632) B: http://ks4.imslp.net/files/imglnks/usimg/c/c7/IMSLP601433-PMLP562790-ONeill_Rare_Medium_M40_M8_v6.7_text.pdf Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Bb BB/c/ BB/c/|BB/c/ e/d/c/B/|cc/d/ cc/d/|cc/d/ f/e/d/c/|dd/e/ dd/e/| dd/e/ g/f/e/d/|cc/d/ cc|c2 B/A/G/F/|BB/c/ BB/c/|BB/c/ e/d/c/B/| cc/d/ cc/d/|cc/d/ f/e/d/c/|dd/e/ fe|d/c/d/e/ fe|dd/B/ cc/A/|B2B2|| f4|fdgf|ee/d/ ee/d/|ee/d/ e2|e4|ecfe|dd/c/ dd/c/|dd/c/ d2| BB/c/ BB/c/|BB/c/ e/d/c/B/|cc/d/ cc/d/|cc/d/ f/e/d/c/|dd/e/ fe| d/c/d/e/ fe|dd/B/ cc/A/|B2B2||:f/g/a/b/ a/g/f/e/|d/e/f/g/ f/e/d/c/| BBcc|dd c2|f/g/a/b/ a/g/f/e/|d/e/f/g/ f/e/d/c/|BB/c/ dc|BB B2:| |:ABcd|edcB|ABcd|ed c2|f/g/a/b/ a/g/f/e/|d/d/f/g/ f/e/d/c/|BB/c/ dc|BB B2:|

X:2 T:Downfall of Paris M:2/4 L:1/8 S:O'Neill - Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems (1907), No. 957 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G (3D/E/F/|GG/A/ GG/A/|GA/B/ c/B/A/G/|AA/B/ AA/B/|AA/B/ c/B/A/G/| BB/A/ BB/A/|B/d/g/f/ e/d/c/B/|AA/B/ AA/B/|A/B/c/A/ G/F/E/D/|GG/A/ GG/A/| GA/B/ c/B/A/G/|AA/B/ AA/B/|AA/B/ c/B/A/G/|B/A/B/c/ dd/c/| B/A/B/c/ d/e/d/c/|(3B/c/d/ B/G/ (3A/B/c/ A/F/|GGG:| |:B/c/|dd/B/ dd/B/|edcB|cc/B/ cc/B/|dcBA|BB/A/ BB/A/|B/d/g/f/ e/d/c/B/| AA/B/ AA/B/|A/B/c/A/ G/F/E/D/|GG/A/ GG/A/|GA/B/ c/B/A/G/|AA/B/ AA/B/| AA/B/ c/B/A/G/|B/A/B/c/ d/e/d/c/|B/A/B/c/ d/e/d/c/|(3B/c/d/ B/G/ (3A/B/c/ A/F/|GGG:| |:B/c/|de/f/ g/f/e/d/|B/d/g/e/ d/c/B/A/|GGAA|BB AB/c/|de/f/ g/f/e/d/| B/d/g/e/ d/c/B/A/|G(3A/B/c/ B/G/A/F/|GGG:| |:(3B/A/G/|FGAB|cBAG|FF/G/ AB|cB AB/c/| de/f/ g/f/e/d/|B/d/g/e/ d/c/B/A/|G(3A/B/c/ B/G/A/F/|GGG:||

X:1 T:Ça Ira M:2/4 L:1/8 S:Elson (1899), from a collection of French cotillions dated 1791 K:G GG/A/ GG/A/|GG/A/ G2|(G/A/B/c/) (d/B/)(e/d/)|(d/c/)(c/B/) BA| GG/A/ GG/A/|GG/A/ G2|(G/A/B/c/) (d/B/)(e/c/)|BA G2:| B(d/B/) (c/B/)(A/G/)|FA/F/ G/D/B,/G,/|B(d/B/) (c/B/A/G/)| F/A/B/^c/ d2|d(d/e/) d(d/e/)|d(d/e/) d2|(d/e/)(f/g/) (a/f/)(b/a/)| (a/g/)(g/f/) fe|d(d/e/) d(d/e/)|d(d/e/) d2|(d/e/)(f/g/) (a/f/)(b/g/)|fe d2| d/c/B/A/ ^GG|^GG A>B|c/B/A/G/ FF|FF G2|ABcB|c(d/c/) BG|A/G/F/E/ D2||