Philadelphia Fireman's Cotillion (The)

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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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 Score   (1)   

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|]