Life by de Galley Fire

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 Theme code Index    5L133 3422
 Also known as    Life on the Ocean Wave
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Minstrel
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    6/8
 Structure    AB
 Editor/Compiler    John Roose
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:John Roose music manuscript collection
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 779
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1850
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:0779 T:Life by de Galley Fire. Roose.0779, A T:Life on the Ocean Wave,aka. Roose.0779, A C:Henry Russel M:6/8 L:1/8 Q:3/8=100 N:A minstrel song, the music is 'Life on the Ocean Wave' attributed to Henry Russel esq. 1838 N: N:There is a possible fermata at 'FINE', I have taken it to be FINE although N:this term is also written below the note in the MS. B:J.Roose MS, Manchester, 1850 Z:Village Music Project. Rob Lands 2019 K:G D| DGG G2A | B3-BGA | B2Bc2B | A3-A2D | DDF A2B | c3-cde | e2d cBA | G3-!fine!G2D | DG>G G2A | B3-BGA | BBBc2B | A3-A2D | DDF A2B | c3-cde | e2d cBA | G3-G2|| G/F/| E2FG2A | B3-BGF | E2FG2A | B3-BBB | BBBB2B | B3-B2B | B2BB2B | !fermata!c3{A^GA}!fermata!!D.C.!D2|]