Princess Royal (1) (The)

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 Theme code Index    3b215 3b215
 Also known as    Arethusa (The), Bean-Priunsa Riogda, Beanphrionsa Rioghamhuil, Brian the Brave (4), Gaelic League March (The), Miss MacDermott, Inion Nic Diarmada, Nelson's Praise, Port Shean tSeain, Rodney's Glory (1), New Princess Royal
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England, Scotland, Ireland
 Genre/Style    English, Irish, Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece, Country Dance, Hornpipe/Clog, Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    2 flats
 Mode    Aeolian (minor)
 Time signature    4/4, 2/4, 2/2
 Structure    AB, AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Alexander McGlashan
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:A Collection of Scots Measures
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 13
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1781
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
The Princess Royal

Played by: Joe Voss
Source: Soundcloud
Image: Turlough O’Carolan, died at Alderford House, the home of his patron Máire MacDermott Roe
 Score   (1)   
The Princess Royal

X:1 T:New Princess Royal M:C| L:1/8 R:Country Dance ("Longways for as many as will") B:Wright - Compleat Collection of Celebrated Country Dances, vol. I (c. 1730-35) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Gmin A2|B2 AB G2 dc|B2G2G2d2|e2 de c2f2|d2 cd B2d2| c2B2A2F2|^FGAF D2 dc|BABG D2^F2|G6| d2|g^fga gaga|b2 B4 ba|gfed cdcd|A2 F2 F4| B2 AB c2 Bc|d2d2g4|f2B2 e4|d2G2c4| B3A GABG|^FGAF D2 dc|BABG D2^F2|G6||

X:2 T:Princess Royal [1], The M:C| L:1/8 R:Scottish Measure B:McGlashan – Collection of Scots Measures (c. 177?, p. 13) K:Gmin GA|B2AB G2dc|B2A2G2d2|e3d c2f2|edcd B4| B2gB A2fA|FGFE D2 dc|BABG DG^FA|GDB,D G,2 GA| B2 AB G2dc|BcAB G2 d2|e3d cgfe|decd B4| B2gB A2fA|FGAF A2 dc| BAGB D2^F2|G2D2G,2|| d2|g^fga gfga|b2B2B2 ba|gfed edcB|ABcA F4| B2AB c2Bc|d2d2 g4|f2B2 e4|d2B2c4| B3A GABG|FGFE D2dc|BAGB D2^F2|G6 d2| g^fga gfga|b2B2B2 ga|bagf edcB|ABcA F4| B2AB c2Bc|d2d2g3a|f2B2e2dc|d2B2c3d| B3A GABG|FGFE Dedc|BABG DG^FA|GDB,D G,2||

X:1 T: New Princess Royal T:Princess Royal [1] M:C| L:1/8 R:Country Dance Tune B:Thomas Straight – “24 Favourite Dances the Year 1783” (p. 5) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Gmin GA|B2A2G2 dc|B2 AB G2d2|e2d2c3f|d2 cd B3d| cdBc ABGA| ^FGAF D2 dc|B2 AG BAG^F|G6:| |:B2|g^fga gaga|b2B4 ba|(.g.f.e.d .c.B.A.G)|^F2D2D4| B2 AB c2 Bc|d2 cd g4|f2B2e4|d2G2c4| B3A GABG|^FGAF D2 dc|BABG D2 ^F2|G6:|]

X:1 T:Princess Royal [1] M:C L:1/8 B:Robert Petrie – Third Collection of Strathspey Reels (1799, p. 17) N:Dedicated to Francis Garden Esq. Junior of Troup by N:Robert Petrie at Kirkmichael. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Bb GA|B2 (AB) G2 (dc)|(Bc)(AB) G2d2|e3d c2 (fe)|d2 (cd) B4| B2 (gB) A2 (fA)|GAGF D2 (dc)|(BABG) DG^FA|[B,2D2G2][B,2D2G2][B,2D2G2]:| d2|(g^fg)a (gfg)a|b2B4 ga|bagf edcB|ABcA F4| B2B2c2c2|d2d2 g4|d2B2e4|d2G2c4| BcBA GABG|^FGAF D2 dc|T(BABG) DG^FA|[B,2D2G2][B,2D2G2][B,2D2G2]||

X:1 T:Princes Royal, The M:4/4 L:1/8 B:Niel & Nathaniel Gow - Complete Repository Part 2 (1802, p. 7) N:Transposed from Gmin K:Dm D/E/|F2 EF D2AG|FGEF D3A|B3A G2cB|ABGA F4| F2dF E2cE|DEFD A,2 AG|FEFD A,D^CE|D2D2D2:| A|d^cde d^cde|f2F2F2 de|fedc BAGF|EFGE C4| F2 EF G2 FG|A2A2d4|c2 F2 B4|A2D2G4| FGFE DEFD|^CDEC A,2 AG|FEFD A,D^CE|D2D2D2:|]

X:3 T:Air by Carolan (sic) M:C L:1/8 R:Air S:O’Farrell – Pocket Companion, vol. IV (c. 1810) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Amin e>d | c2 Bc A2 e>d | c2 Bc A3e | f2e2d2 ef | gfed c3B | cedc BdcB | AcBG E2 ed | cBcA BdcB | A4 A2 :| |: (ef/g/) | a3b agab | c'2c2c2b2 | c'bag fedc | BgdB G3B | c2cc d2d2 | edeg a3a | g2e2 fagf | e2A2d3B | c3B ABcd | e2E2E2 ed | cBcA GEG(A/B/) | A4A2 ||

X:4 T:Mississippi M:4/4 L:1/8 R:Shape note hymn air N:c.f. "Princess Royal [1]" S:Kentucky Harmony, supplement, 1820 Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:A (c3B) A2F2 | A2B2A2G2 | F4c4 | d2c2B2A2 | B2 (BA) G4 | (c3B) A2G2 | F2E2 (FG) (FE) | C4 (c3B) | A2F2A2 (BG) | F4 F4 || c4 f2e2 | f2g2e2d2 | c4g4 | a2f2e2 (cB) | A2G2F4 | A2A2B4 | (cd) (ec) f4 | e2c2d4 | c2 (cB) A4 | (B3d) c2 (cB) | A2G2F2 (FE) | C4 (c3B) | A2F2A2 (BG) | F4F4 ||

X:1 T:Princess Royal [1], The M:C L:1/8 R:Hornpipe C:Carolan B:Davie’s Caledonian Repository (Aberdeen, 1829-30, p. 34) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Gmin GA|B2 AB G2 dc|BcAB G3d|e2 ed c2 fe|DEFD b4| B2 gB A2 fA|GBAF D2 dc|BABG DG^FA|G2 [B,2G2][B,2G2]:| |:d2|g^fga gfga|b2B2B2 ga|bagf edcB|ABcA F4| B2 AB c2 Bc|d2d2 gabg|fB efge|d2G2 cdec| BcdB ABcA|GBA^F Dedc|BABG DG^FA|G2 [B,2G2][B,2G2]:|

X:1 T:Princess Royal [1] N:”A favorite English Song.” M:C L:1/8 R:Air B:Elias Howe – Second Part of the Musician’s Companion (1843, p. 8) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Bb dc|B2 AB Gddc|B2 AB G2 Bc|d2 dc dgfe|.d2.c2.B2.A2|B2 fB AcBA| GAGF D2 dc|B2 AG FGAB|G2G2G2:||:gfga gfga|bBcB g3a| bagf edcB|ABcA F4|B2B2c2c2|defd g4|f2B2d4| c2F2c4|B2 AB GABc|d2 DE D2 dc|B2 AG FGAB|G2G2G2:|]

X:0271 T:Princess Royal. Roose.0271. C:Turlough O'Carolan? poss B:Roose MS, Manchester, 1850 N:Sometimes attributed to Carolan N:This tune exists in many variations, one family of which is, famously, played for English Morris dancing Z:Village Music Project.2019.Greg Bradfield-Smith. M:C L:1/8 Q:1/4=120 K:Bb clef=treble dc|B2 AB G2 dc|B2A2G2d2|e2 de c2 fe|d2 cd B2d2| c2B2A2G2|^FGAF D2 dc|BABG D2^F2|G2G2z4:| |:d2|g^fga g^fga|b2B2B2ba|gfed edcB|A2 GA F2F2| A2 AB c2Bc|d2d2g4|f2d2e4|d2G2c4| {c}B3A EFGE|^FGAF D2 dc|BABG D2^F2|G2G2z2:|

X:1 T:Princess Royal [1] M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Air Q:"Rather slow and moderate" B:P.M. Haverty – One Hundred Irish Airs vol. 1 (1858, No. 63, pp. 26-27) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Ab (c/B/)|(.A.G .F)c/B/|(.A.G.F).c|(.d.c .B)(e/d/)|.c/(d/c/B/) (.Ac)| .B/(c/B/A/) .G/(A/G/F/)|(.=ET.=D) .Cc/B/|.A(G/F/) (A/G/)(F/=E/)|(.F2F)|| (.c2|.f=.e .f.g)|(.a.A.A.a)|(a/g/f/)e/ (d/c/B/A/)|(G/A/B/G/) EF/G/| .A(G/A/) .B(A/B/)|.c(.c .f2)|e2A2 .d(e/d/)|c2 .Bc/B/| (B/A/)(A/G/) (F/A/)(G/F/)|(=E/F/)(E/=D/) .C(c/B/)|.A(G/F/) (A/G/F/=E/)|F2 !fermata!F||

X:5 T:Princess Royal [1], The M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Hornpipe S:Skinner – Harp and Claymore (1904) N:”As danced by Tom Maclagan in his palmy days.” Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Dmin z | .F.E.D.A | F/>G/E/>F/ D>A | .B.A.G.c | A/>(B/A/>)(G/ {E}F)C/>(E | F)d/>(F E)c/>(E | D/>)(E/D/>)(C/ A,)A/>(G/ | F/>)(E/F/>)(D/ A,/>)(D/^C/>)(E/ | D) zz :: A/=B/^c/ | d/>^c/d/>e/ d/>=c/d/>e/ | fF/>F .F.c | f/>e/d/>c/ B/>A/G/>F/ | E/>F/G/>E/ C>C | FF GG | AA d>d | cF B>B | AD GF/>(D/ | F/>)(A/G/>)(F/ E/>)(G/F/>)(E/ | D/>)(F/E/>)(D/ A,)A/>G/ | {F/G/}F/>(E/F/>)(D/ A/>)(D/^C/>)(E/ | D) zz :|]

X:1 T:Miss MacDermott or The Princess Royal [1] C:Turlough Carolan B:Carolan, by Donal O'Sullivan N:transposed from Fm M:2/4 L:1/16 Q:"Allegretto" K:Dm AG|F2E2 D2AG|F2E2 D2A2|B2A2 G2cB|ABAG F2A2| GAGF EFED|C2B,2 A,2AG|F2ED FED^C|D4 D2|| A2|d3^c d2e2|f2F2 F2f2|fedc BAGF|EFGE C2DE| F2EF G2FG|A2A2 d4|c4 B2cB|A4 G2AG| GFFE DFED|CDCB, A,2AG|F2ED FED^C|D4 HD2||