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 Theme code Index    1362 1353
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 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Country Dance, Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/2, 4/4
 History    
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    David Young
 Book/Manuscript title    Drummond Castle Manuscript
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 43
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1734
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X:1 % T:King of Damascus M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel B:David Young – Drummond Castle/Duke of Perth Manuscript (1734, No. 43) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G G/G/G Bd eAAg|G/G/G TBA dGBG|cdBd eAAg|GBDE G2G2:| |:gage a2a2|gg a/g/f/e/ gegd|gage a2a2|gede g2 (g/a/b):|]

X:1 % T:King of Damascus Reell. JJo2.085 Z:vmp.Anne Wride 2014 www.village-music-project.org.uk B:J.Johnson Choice Collection Vol 2 after c1750 M:C| L:1/8 Q:1/4=125 R:Reel K:G g | G/G/G Bd eAAg | G/G/G BG dGBG | cdBd eAAg | G/G/G GE F2 G 😐 |: e/f/ |gage agab | gage gage | gage agab | gage g2 b2 | G/G/G Bd eAAg | G/G/G BG dGBG | cdBd eAAg | G/G/G GE G2 😐 W:The 1st Man Jump to the 2d Wo. and turn her W:The 2d Man do the same to the 1st Wo W:Then hands all four across and go round and turn all your single W:Then Right and Left and turn your Partners

X:1 % T: King of Damascus Reel P: Longways for as many as will %R: reel B: "Caledonian Country Dances" printed by John Walsh for John Johnson, London S: 1: CCDTB http://imslp.org/wiki/Caledonian_Country_Dances_with_a_Thorough_Bass_(Various) p.51 Z: 2013 John Chambers <jc:trillian.mit.edu> M: C| L: 1/8 K: G % - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - % Voice 1 is formatted for 4-bar staff lines. V: 1 g |\ G/G/G Bc eAAg | G/G/G BG dG BG | cdBd eAAg | G/G/G GE E2 G |] e/f/ |\ gage agab | gage gage | gage agab | gage g2b2 | G/G/G Bc eAAg | G/G/G BG dG BG | cdBd eA Ag | G/G/G GE G3 |] % - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - % Voice 2 preserves the original staff breaks. V: 2 clef=bass middle=d z | G2zB c2zc | B2G2 z2g2 | efgB c2zB | c2zc dDG |] z | c2z2 c2z2 | c2z2 c2z2 | c2z2 c2z2 | c2z2 B2gG | z2GB c2zc | B2G2 z2g2 | efgB c2zB | c2zc G3 |] % - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - %%begintext align %% The 1st Man Jump to the 2d Wo. and turn her .| %% The 2d Man do the same to the 1st Wo. :| %% Then Hands all four across, and go round and turn all four single .| %% Then Right and Left and turn your Partners :| %%endtext

X:1 % T:King of Damascus M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel S:John Rook music manuscript collection (1840, p. 2) N:Rook was a multi-instrumentalist from Waverton, near Wigton, Cumbria Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G g|OG/G/G Bd eAAg|G/G/G BG dGBG|cdBd eAAg|G/G/G GE G3G:| |:e/f/|gage agab|gage gage|gage agab|gage g2b2O!D.C.!:|