Fairies' March

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Fairies' March

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 Theme code Index   5563H 5331H
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England
 Genre/Style    English
 Meter/Rhythm    March/Marche
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/2
 History    ENGLAND(North West)
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    John Rook
 Book/Manuscript title    John Rook music manuscript collection
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 54
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1840
 Artist    
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
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Fairies' March: annotations



X:1
T:Fairies March
M:C|
L:1/8
R:March
S:John Rook music manuscript collection (1840, p. 54)
N:Rook was a multi-instrumentalist from Waverton, near Wigton, Cumbria
N:The c' notes in the 1st measure, 2nd strain are clearly marked in the ms, 
N:but 'b' notes make more musical sense. With the substitution of 'b' notes 
N:the first few measures of the 2nd strain do strongly remind of N. Gow's 
N:well-known "Fairy Dance." 
Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion
K:D
D/E/F/G/|A2 A>A B/c/d/e/ f/d/d/B/|A2 F>F F2 dA|B/A/G/F/ dA f/e/d/c/ B/A/G/F/|
E2 E>E E2 F>G|Acde f>cd>B|A2 F>F F2 d>c|dfed caac|d2 d>d d2:|
|:df/g/|a2 af c'2 c'a|g/f/g/a/ ge a2 a>g|fedc Bc/d/ e/f/g/e/|d>cB>A B>cd>e|
f2 fg/f/ e2 ef/e/|d2 de/d/ c2 cA|Bc/d/ e/f/g/e/ d/c/B/A/ B/e/c/e/|d2 d>d d2:|]

Fairies' March: annotations