God Save the King

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 Theme code Index    111 7L7L2
 Also known as    America (4), God Save America, God Save Our Lord the King, King’s Anthem (The), My Country Tis of Thee
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England
 Genre/Style    English
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    3/4
 Structure    AB, AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:Thomas Calvert
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:A Collection of Marches & Quick Steps Strathspeys & Reels
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 1
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1799
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:God Save America M:3/4 L:1/8 R:Air S:Connecticut fifer Thomas Nixon's music copybook c. 1776-1778 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D d2d2e2|c3de2|f2f2g2|f3e d2|e2d2c2|d6:| |:a2a2a2|a3g f2|g2g2g2|g3fe2| f2 (gf) (ed)|f3g a2|bag f2e2|d6:|]

X:2 T:God save the King M:3/4 L:1/8 R:Air B:Thomas Calvert - Collection of Marches & Quick Steps, Strathspeys & Reels (1799, p. 1) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:C V:1 [E2G2c2][E2G2c2]{e}[Fd]c|[D3G3B3] [^FAc][G2B2d2]|[G2c2e2][G2c2e2][A2c2f2]|[G3c3e3][FBd][E2A2c2]|([A/d/]e/f/d/) [E2G2c2][D2G2B2]|[E6G6c6]|| [G2c2e2g2][G2c2e2g2][G2c2e2g2]|[G3c3e3g3][df][c2e2]|[G2B2d2f2][G2B2d2f2][G2B2d2f2]|[ce]d/e/ [df][ce]dc|[d3f3][ce][B2d2]|[c3e3]d/e/ [e2g2]| |1[g/b/][f/a/][e/g/][d/f/] [G2c2e2][G2B2d2]|[E6G6c6]:|2[ce]>g [df]>a g/a/b/c'/|b/a/g/f/ [c2e2]Td2|{cd}[E6G6c6]|| V:2 clef = bass [C,,2C,2][E,,2E,2][F,,2F,2]|[G,,2G,2][A,,2A,2][B,,2B,2]|[C,2C2][C,2C2][F,,2F,2]|[C,,2C,2][D,,2D,2][E,,2E,2]|[F,,2F,2][G,,2G,2][G,,2G,2]|[C,,C,]C,/F,/ TG,F,E,D,|| C,E, G,C EC|[C,2C2][G,,2G,2][C,,2C,2]|G,,B,, D,G, B,G,|G,2G,,4|[C,C][B,,B,] [A,,A,][G,,G,] [F,,F,][E,,E,]|[C,,2C,2][D,,2D,2][E,,2E,2]| |1[F,,2F,2][G,,2G,2][G,,,2G,,2]|[C,,C,]E,/F,/ TG,F,E,D,:|2 [E,2G,2][D,2F,2]E,D,|E,>F, G,2G,,2|C,2G,,2C,,2||

X:20 C:Page 10 T:God Save the King. MBe.20 A:England;Cumbria;Towcett B:Matthew Betham MS, Towcett Cumbria, 1815 Z:VMP - Hugh Taylor, 2012 M:3/4 L:1/8 Q:1/2=60 R: N:Repeats were written after 6 bars and at the end. I have ignored them N:NB-These notes weren't written dotted. I have made them dotted. K:D [V:1 name="Primo"]d2 d2 ed|c3 d e2|f2 f2 g2|f3 e d2| [V:2 name="Secundo"]d2 D2 F2|A3 B c2|d2 D2 B2|A3 G F2| [V:1 name="Primo"]e2 d2 c2|{d}"^NB"d6|a2 a2 a2|a3 g f2| [V:2 name="Secundo"](3(GAB)A2 A2|f6|f2 f2 f2|f3 e d2| [V:1 name="Primo"]g2 g2 g2|g3 f e2|f2 gfed|f3 g a2| [V:2 name="Secundo"]e2 e2 e2|e3 d A2|d2 edcB|A3 G2 F| [V:1 name="Primo"](3(bag)~f2 ~e2|d6|] [V:2 name="Secundo"]G2 F2 E2|"^NB"F6|]

X:1 T:God Save the King M:3/4 L:1/8 R:Air B:Patrick McGahon music manuscript collection (1817, Np. 104) N:McGahon was a scribe of Irish language literature who lived in N:Dungooley, County Louth, on the Armagh border. He was a N:teacher with The Irish Society in the early 19th century, but little N:else is known about him. A few tunes in the ms. are written in other N:hands. B:Pádraigín Ní UIallacháin – “A Hidden Ulster” (2003, p. 466) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G G2G2 A>G|F3F A2|B2B2c2|c3A G2|A2G2F2|G4a2:||:d2d2d2|d3c B2| c2c2c2|c3B A2|B2 (cB) (AG)|B3c d2|(3edc B2 TA2|{GA}G4a2:|

X:1 T:God Save Our Lord the King M:3/4 L:1/8 R:Air S:Chappell - Popular Music of the Olden Time (1859) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G G2G2G2|F3G A2|B2B2c2|A3A B2|A2F3G|G6|| d2d2d2|d3c B2|c2c2c2|c3B A2| B2 cB AG|B3c d2|e2 A3G|G6||