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 Theme code Index    5552 461H7
 Also known as    Charming Nelly Grey, Darling Nellie Gray
 Composer/Core Source    Benjamin Russell Hanby
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Contra, Old-Time
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece, Reel (single/double), Schottische/Schottis/Jennkka/Reinlander
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    James S. Kerr
 Book/Manuscript title    Merry Melodies vol. 2
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 403, p. 45
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1880's
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 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Charming Nelly Grey M:C L:1/8 R:Air B:James Goodman music manuscript collection, Book 2, p. 59 (mid-19th century) B: Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G GB|d2 de dBAG|Bdef g2 fe|d2 dd edBG|FA z2 z2 GB| d2 de dBAG| Bdef g2 fe|d2 Bd dcAF|G6|| A/B/|c2 cc c2 dc|(cB).B.B B2 Bc|d2 dd (fd).B.G|FAz2 z2 GB| d2de dBAG|Bdef g2 fe|d2 Bd dcAF|G6||

X:1 T:Nelly Gray M:C L:1/8 R:Air S:Kerr - Merry Melodies, vol. 2, No. 403 (c. 1880's) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G B>c|d>^cd>e d>BA>G|c>de>f g2 f>e|d>d^c>d e>dB>G|A2d2D2 B>c| d>^cd>e d>BA>G|c>de>f g2 f>e|e2 Bd d>cA>F|G2 [B2g2][B2g2]:| |:A>B|c>cc>c c2 d>c|c>BB>B B2 G>B|d>d^c>d e>dB>G|A2d2D2 B>c| d>^cd>e d>BA>G|c>de>f g2 fe|d2 B>d d>cA>F|G2 [B2g2][B2g2]:|

X:1 T:Nelly Gray N:From the playing of fiddler Absie Morrison (1876-1964, Landis, N:Searcy County, Arkansas), recorded in the field in 1959 by John N:Quncy Wolf (Lyon College). N:Mr. Morrison woud add or subtract a beat from half notes and cadences N:as he saw fit in his tunes. M:C| L:1/8 R:Air D: Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:G SGB|d2 d>e dBAG|cBce gg2(3g/f/e/|d2d2 edBG|[M:3/4][D4A4]GB| [M:C|]d2 de dBAG|[M:5/4]cBce g4((3gfe)|[M:C|]d2 Bd dcAF|[M:3/4]G4|| G2|[M:C|].[E2c2]([Ec]>d) c2dc|[D2B2][DB]c (B/c/A) GB|d2 dd edBG||[M:3/4][D4A4]GB| [M:C|]d2 de dBAG|[M:5/4]cBce g4((3gfe)|[M:C|]d2 Bd dcAF|[M:3/4]G4S||