How Happy the Soldier

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 Theme code Index    5155 5144
 Also known as    Happy Soldier (The), How Happy the Soldier that Lives on His Pay, Little House Under the Hill (1), Soldier Laddie (2), Sprig of Shillelagh (2) (The)
 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    6/8
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:Henry Livingston
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Henry Livingston's music manuscript
 Tune and/or Page number    
 Year of publication/Date of MS    late 18th century
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:How Happy the Solider M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Air S:Henry Livingston's manuscript copybook, late 18th century Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G e|dBd GBc|dBc d2e| dBd GBd|cAB c2:| |:d|dcB dcB|dcB d2e|dcB gfg|ABA c2e| dcB dcB|dcB d2e/e/|dcB gfg|ABA G2:||

X:1 T:How Happy the Soldier that Lives on His Pay N:From the opera “Poor Soldier” M:6/8 L:1/8 B:Edward Riley – “Riley’s Flute Melodies vol. 1” (New York, 1814, No. 239, p. 64) B: Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D B|AFA DFRA|AFA A2B|AFA DFA|GEF G2:| B|AGF AGF|AGF A2B|AGF !fermata!dcd|EFE G2B| AGF AGF|AGF A2 B/B/|AGF dcd|EFE G2||

X:2 T:Happy Soldier, The M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig K:G e | d^cd GB=c | dBc d2e | d^cd GBd | cAB c2e | d^cd GB=c | dBc d2e | d^cd GBd | cAB c2 || e | dcB dcB | dcB d2e | dBd gGB | cAB c2e | dcB dcB | dcB d2e | dBd gGB | def g2 ||

X:1 T:Soldier Laddie [2] T:How Happy the Soldier T:Little House Under the Hill (1) M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Air/Jig S:John Rook music manuscript collection (Waverton, Cumbria, 1840, p. 152) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G dcB dcB|dcB d2e|dcB dcB|cAB c2e| dcB dcB|dcB def|gfg dcB|cAB c2e:| |:dcB GAG|dBc d2e|dcB GAG|cAB c2e| dcB GAG|dBc def|gfg dcB|cAB cde:|]

X:95 T:Happy Soldier. Roose.0095, The B:J.Roose, Manchester 1850 Z:Village Music Project 2019 Taz Tarry Q:3/8=110 M:6/8 L:1/8 K:C e|dBd GBc|dBc d2 e|dBd GAB|cAB c2:| |:e|dcB dcB|dcB d2 e|dcB gfg|ABA c2:|

X:1 T:Happy Soldier M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig B: Robbins Music Corp. – “The Robbins collection of 200 jigs, reels and country B:dances” (New York, 1933; p. 1) B: Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G e|d^cd GB=c|dB=c d2e|d^cd GBd|=cAB c2e| d^cd GB=c|dBc d2e|d^cd GBd|=cAB c2:| |:e|dcB dcB|dcB d2e|dBd gGB|cAB c2e| dcB dcB|dcB d2e|dBd gGB|def g2:|]