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 Theme code Index    1553 1212
 Also known as    Geud Man of Ballangigh (The)
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England, Scotland, Ireland, United States
 Genre/Style    Contra, English, Irish, Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Country Dance
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    3 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    6/4, 6/8
 Structure    AB, AABB, AABBCCDD
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:John Walsh
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Complete Country Dancing-Master Volume the Fourth
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 25
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1740
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Hunt the Squiril T:Hunt the Squirrel [1] M:6/4 L:1/8 N:”Longways for as many as will.” B:John Walsh – Complete Country Dancing-Master, Volume the Fourth B:(London, 1740, No. 25) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:A A2(e4 e4)f2|e6 c6|A2B2c2 B4A2|A2B2c2 B4A2| A2(e4 e4)f2|e6 c6|A2B2c2 B4A2|(A6 A6)|| d4e2 f2e2d2|d4e2 f2e2d2|d4e2 f4g2|(a6 a4)gf| e2c4 e2c4|e2c4 e6|a2B2c2 B4A2|(A6 A6)||

X:1 T:Hunt the Squirrel [1] M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Air Q:"Lively" B:Oswald – Caledonian Pocket Companion, Book 11 (1760, p. 115) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G D|G2d d2e|d3 TB3|GAB TA2G|GAB TA2G| G2d d2e|d3 B3|GAB TA2G|(G3 G2):| |:B|c2d ede|c2d ede|c2d e2f|(g3 g)fe| dBd dBd|dBd e2g|GAB TA2G|(G3 G2):| |:D|GBd Bge|d3 (B2g)|dBG TA2G|dBG cAF| GBd Bge|(d2g)(B2e)|dBG TA2G|(G3 G2):| |:B|c2g (e/f/)ge|c2g (e/f/)ge|(c2d) (e2f)|g3 gfe| dBg dBg|dBg e2g|dBG TA2G|(G3 G2):|]

X:1 T:Hunt the Squirrel [1] M:6/8 L:1/8 S:Sharp - Country Dance Tunes (1909) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:A Ae2 e2f | e3 c3 | ABc B2A | ABc B2 A | Ae2 e2f| e3 c3 | ABc B2A | (A3 A2) z :| |: d2e fed | d2e fed | d2e f2g | (a3 a2) g/f/ | e c2 e c2 | e c2 e3 | ABc B2A | (A3 A2) z :||

X:2 T:Hunt the Squirrel [1] M:6/8 L:1/8 S:Stanford/Petrie (1905), No. 487 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:F F2c c2d | c3A3 | FGA G2F | FGA G2F | F (c2c2)d | c3A3 | FGA G2F|F2F F2z || B2c dcB | B2c dcB | Bc d2e | f3 f2 e/d/ | cA2 cA2 | cA2 c3 | FTGA G2F | F F2 F2z ||