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 Theme code Index    1H71H5 62H76H
 Also known as    Fireman's Dance
 Composer/Core Source    Francis Johnson
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Contra
 Meter/Rhythm    Country Dance
 Key/Tonic of    C
 Accidental    NONE
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/4
 History    USA(Mid Atlantic), USA(Great Lakes/Northern Tier)
 Structure    AABC, AABBC
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X:1
T:Philadelphia Fireman's Cotillion
M:2/4
L:1/8
C:Francis Johnson (1792-1844)
N:Composed in 1822
Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion
K:C
cc BB|c/d/e/c/ Gz|AA d>c|B/d/g/^f/ a/g/=f/d/|
cc BB|c/d/e/c/ G/c/B/c/|AA c/B/c/B/|[F2d2] [E2c2]:||
[Ge](3G/A/B/[Ec][Gd]|[Ge](3G/A/B/[Ec][Gd]|[Ge](c/d/) e/c/g/e/|[Gd] B/c/ d/B/c/d/|
[Ge](3G/A/B/[Ec][Gd]|[Ge](3G/A/B/[Ec][Gd]|[Ge]f/e/ [Fd] A/B/|(6G/B/c/d/e/f/ (36g/f/e/d/c/B/||
.c.c .C.C|.G.G .G,.G,|AA d>c|(B/c/)(A/B/) (^F/G/A/B/)|
.c.c .C.C|.G.G .G,.G,|AA d>c|B/G/A/B/ [E2c2]||
X:1
T: Fireman's Dance
M:2/4
N:The dance is done in double contra or Sicilian circle formation. In the last part, 
N:the dancers shout "Fire! Fire! Fire! Fire!" before passing through to meet the new 
N:couples with whom they will dance the next time through.
B:Mr. and Mr. Henry Ford, "Good Morning: Music, Calls, and Directions for 
B:Old-time Dancing," fourth edition, 1943, pp. 86-87
K:D
A2|d2d2 c2c2|dcdB A2A2|B2B2 e2d2|ca^ga ba=ge|
d2d2 c2c2|defd A2A2|BGed cABc|1d2f2d2:|2d2f2 d2e2||
|:f2(3ABc d2e2|f2(3ABc d2f2|e2B2 g2f2|ea^ga ba=ge|
f2(3ABc d2e2|f2(3ABc d2f2|efgf eABc|d2f2d2z2:|
"Fire!"A,4"Fire!"A,4|"Fire!"A,4"Fire!"A,4|B2B2 e2d2|ca^ga ba=ge|
d2d2 c2c2|defd A2A2|BGed cABc|d2f2d2|]

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