Le Grand Père

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 Region    England, United States
 Meter/Rhythm    March/Marche, Polka
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/4, 3/8
 Structure    ABCAB
 Book/Manuscript title    The Cavendish Music Books No. 22: Album of National Dances
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 30
 Year of publication/Date of MS    ca. 1900
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X:1 T: Le Grand Père C: N:This is a ballroom dance, also called the Grandfather's Dance, which was N:fashionable in the mid-19th century. The first part is a processional punctuated with N:bows and curtsies; the second part is a polka. M:3/8 K:G "Andante"D2|G3AB2|B3AG2|A3Bc2|c3BA2|B3cd2|d3cB2|B2A2A2|A4D2| G3AB2|B3AG2|A3Bc2|c3BA2|B3cd2|c3BA2|G2G2G2|G4|| G2|d4d2|d3cB2|c4c2|c3BA2|B3AB2|d3cB2|B6|A2z2 D2| G3AB2|B3AG2|A3Bc2|c3BA2|B3cd2|c3BA2|G2G2G2|G4!fine!y|| M:2/4 "Allegro"d'2|c'bag a2d'2|c'bag a2d'2|c'bag bagf|agdB G2d'2| c'bag a2d'2|c'bag a2d'2|c'bag bagf|agdB G2!D.C.!y|]