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 Theme code Index    1H52H4H 3H4H77
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Country Dance
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/4
 History    
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    James Aird
 Book/Manuscript title    Selection of Scotch English Irish and Foreign Airs vol. 3
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 416, p. 160
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1788
 Artist    
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
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Presto: Annotations



X:1
T:Presto
M:2/4
L:1/8
R:Country Dance 
B:James Aird – Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 3 (Glasgow, 1788, No. 416, p. 160)
N:”Humbly dedicated to the Volunteers and Defensive Bands of Great Britain and Ireland”
N:'Presto' is a musical direction, indicating a fast tempo (168–200 bpm)
Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion
K:D
dc/d/ Ad|ef g2|fe/f/ ge|(3ced (3cBA|
dc/d/ Ad|ef g2|f>e/2f/4 ge|c>B/2c/4 d2:|
|:afdA|BB/^A/ B2|gecA|AA/^G/ A2|
dc/d/ Ad|ef g2|fe/f ge|Tc2 d2:|]

Presto: Annotations