Fairy Dance

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Fairy Dance

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 Theme code Index   3H3H3H3H 3H3H72H
 Also known as    Rinnce na Sideoga, Fisher Laddie, Haymaker (The), Ronde des Vieux (La), Largo's Fairy Dance, Merry Dance (The), Old Molly Hare, Reel combiné, Rinnce na sideog, Rustic Dance (1)
 Composer/Core Source    Nathaniel Gow
 Region    Scotland, Ireland
 Genre/Style    Irish, Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Country Dance, Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/2
 History    
 Structure    AA'BB'
 Editor/Compiler    W.M. Cahusac
 Book/Manuscript title    Annual Collection of Twenty Four Favorite Country Dances for 1809
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 4
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1809
 Artist    J. Scott Skinner
 Title of recording    The Auld Wheel/The Bride's Reel/Mackenzie Fraser/Fairy Dance
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Regal G-6617 (78 RPM)
 Year recorded    1910
 PDF Score    (1)   



X:1 T:Fairy Dance M:2/4 L:1/8 S:W.M. Cahusac's Annual Collection of 24 Country Dances for 1809, No 4 (London, 1809) N:"With proper Directions to each Dance as they are performed at N:Court, Bath, and all Public Assemblys." Z:Transcribed and edited by Fynn Titford-Mock, 2007 Z:abc's:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G B2 BG|B2 BG|B2 BG|FDAF|B2 BG|cBAG|FDEF|G4:| |:d2 dB|e2 ed|c2 cA|d2 dc|B2 BG|E2 cA|FDEF|G2 G2:||

X:2 T:Fairy Dance C:G. Swaine Buckley M:2/4 L:1/8 B:Buckley’s New Banjo Method (1860, p. 21) N:A minstrel banjo setting of Gow’s “Largo’s Fairy Dance” Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:A cc/e/ cc/e/|cc/e/ dBBe|cc/e/ dBBe|FG Az:| |:e/e/ (3e/e/e/ ff|(3d/B/B/ (3B/G/B/ e>d|c/>c/ (3e/c/A/ (3d/B/B/ (3e/B/G/|(3F/E/E/ (3e/B/G/ AA,:|]

X:3 T:Fairy Dance M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel B:Stewart-Robertson - The Athole Collection (1884) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D f2fd f2fd|f2fd cAeA|f2fd gfed|1 cABc d2de:| [2 cABc defg||:a2af b2ba|gfge a2ag|1 fefd B2 e>d| cABc defg:|2 fefd Bged|cABc d2D2||

X:4 T:Fairy Dance, The L:1/8 M:C S:Joyce - Old Irish Folk Music and Songs (1909) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D f2fd f2fd|gfed cdeg|f2fd gfed|cABc d2d2| f2fd f2fd|gfed cdeg|fafd gfed|cABc defg|| a2af b2bf|g2ge a2 ag|f2fd gfed|cABc defg| a2af b2bf|g2ge a2 ag|fagf gfed|cABc d2d2||

X:5 T:Fairy Dance, The M:C L:1/8 R:Reel S:Rev. Luke Donnellan – “Oriel Songs and Dances", S:Journal of the County Louth Archaeological Society (vol. II, No. 2, 1909; No. 23) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D fefd fefd|fefd cecA|fefd (3fga ed|cABc d2 df:| |:a2 af b2 bf|gfge a2 ag|fefd (3fga ed|cABc d2d2:|]

X:1 T:Fairy Dance M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Reel B:Galwey - Old Irish Croonauns (1910, No. 4, p. 2) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D [A2f2] (f>d)|f2 (f>d)|[A2f2] (f>d)|c>A e>c|f2 (f>d)| g>fe>d|(c>A)(e>c)|d2D2::a2 a>f|b2 b>a|(g>f)g>e| a2 a>g|f2 f>d|TB2 (g>e)|c>AB>c|d2 df| {f}a2 a>f|{ga}b2 b>a|{a}g>fg>e|{^g}a2 a>=g| {g}f2 f>d|B2 (g>e)|(c>A)(B>c)|[F2A2d2]z2||

X:6 T:Fairy Dance, The M:2/4 L:1/16 R:Country Dance B:T. Westrop's 120 Country Dances, Jigs, Reels, Hornpipes, Strathspeys, Spanish B:Waltz etc. for the Violin, n.d. (c.1923), no. 49 Z:R. Greig 2010 K:D f2(fd) f2(fd)|f2(fd) ecAe|f2(fd) gfed|cABc d2d2:| |:a2(af) b2(ba)|g2(ge) a2(ag)|f2(fd) gfed|cABc defg| (a^g).a.f (ba).=g.f|(gf).g.e| (ag).f.e| (fe).f.d (gf).e.d|cABc d2d2:|]

X:7 T:Fairy Reel, The (Irish version) R:reel Z:Philippe Varlet M:C L:1/8 K:G ~B3 A GBdB|{d}cBAG FGAc| BG~G2 cBAg|fdaf {a}gedc| ~B3 A GBdB|{d}cBAG FGAc| BG~G2 cBAG|1 FDEF G3 A :|2 FDEF GABc|| |:~d3 g e3 d|cA A/A/A d3 c|BG~G2 cBAg|fdaf {a}gfge| ~d3 g e3 d|cA A/A/A d3 c|BG~G2 cBAG|1 FDEF GABc :|2 FDEF G4||