Free Mason's Delight (The)

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 Theme code Index    
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Contra
 Meter/Rhythm    Country Dance
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    6/8
 History    
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Thomas Nixon Jr.
 Book/Manuscript title    Thomas Nixon Jr. music copybook
 Tune and/or Page number    
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1776-78
 Artist    
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
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Free Mason's Delight (The): Annotations


X:1
T:Free Mason's Delight, The
M:6/8
L:1/8
S:Thomas Nixon Jr./Joseph Long music copybook (c. 1776- 1778, p. 22)
N:Nixon (1762-1842) was a 13 yr. old from Framingham, Ct., who accompanied his father 
N:to the opening conflicts of the American Revolution at Lexington and Concord, 
N:and who served as a fifer in the army until 1780.
N:One sharp given as key in the ms., however tune makes more sense with first 
N:part in 'A' major and 2nd strain in 'D' major.
K:G
G2|cde ecB|Bcd dcB|cde edc|efg a2:|
|:fga agf|edc a2e|fef dgf|edc d2:|

Free Mason's Delight (The): Annotations