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 Theme code Index    1H1H1H5H 2H4H3H0
 Also known as    Smile America
 Composer/Core Source    Biography:Thomas Arne
 Region    England
 Genre/Style    English
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece, March/Marche
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4, 2/2
 Structure    AB
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:Henry Roberts
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Clio and Euterpe or British Harmony vol. 1
 Tune and/or Page number    pp. 20-21
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1758
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Rule Britannia M:C L:1/8 R:Air and March B:James Aird – Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 3 (Glasgow, 1788, No. 524, p. 200) N:”Humbly dedicated to the Volunteers and Defensive Bands of Great Britain and Ireland” Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D A|:d2d2 (d/e/f/g/) ad|e2 {fg}g2f2 zA|d/e/d/e/ f/g/f/g/ aefe|d(e/f/e)d {d}c2zA| e2 dc a^g/f/ e/d/c/B/|A2B2A2z2|{Bc}d2 dABG zf|gfed {d}c2 ze| Ta2 Tg2 f/d/g/e/ a/f/e/d/|A2Te2 {de}d4||f3f g/f/g/ zf| gfed {d}Tc2c2|Ta2Tg2 (f/d/)(g/e/) (a/f/e/d/)|A2Te2 {de}d4:|]

X:1 T:Rule Britannia M:C L:1/8 R:Air Q:"Pomposo" B:William Cahusac – The German Flute Preceptor (c. 1814, p. 15) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D A2|d2d2 d/e/f/g/ ad|e2 ef/g/ f2 zA|d/c/d/e/ f/e/f/g/ aefe|de/f/ ed {d}c2 zA| cAec a^g/f/ ed|c2 TB2 A2 z2|d2 dA BG zd|gfed A2 ze|a2g2 f/d/g/e/ a/f/e/d/|A2Td2d2z2| P:Chorus f3f gg zf|gfed A2 z2|a2g2 f/d/g/e/ a/f/e/d/|A2Te2 d2:|]

X: 1 T:Rule Britannia. JGi.157 M:4/4 L:1/8 Q:1/4=80 S:Joshua Gibbons MS,1823,Tealby,Lincs. R:Air O:Tealby,Lincolnshire Z:VMP/R.Greig, 2009 K:C G|c2c2 c/d/e/f/g c|d3d{ef}e2zG|(c/d/c/d/ e/f/e/f/) gded|c(d/e/) (dc)B2z2| zGdB gf/e/ d/c/B/A/|G2{GA}A2{GA}G2z2::c2 c>GA>Fzc|f>edcB2zd| ~g2f2e/c/f/d/ (gc)|G2~d2{Bd}c4|e2ze ffzf|f>ed>cB4| g2f2(e/c/f/d/ gf)|e2~d2{cd}c4:|

X:1 T:Rule Britannia M:C| L:1/8 B:William Killey Flute Book (mid-19th century, No. 19) N:Killey was from Jurby, Isle of Man. According to Ian Radcliffe, the N:ms. was started in 1825 by a David Caine, and passed to Killey in N:1836. F: Z:Ian Radcliffe K:D A|d2d2|d/e/f/g/ ad e2 ef/g/ f2 zA|d/e/d/e/f/g/f/g/ ae fe|(de/f/) ef c2z2| A2 ec ag/f/ e/d/c/B/|A2 {Bc}B2 {AB}A2||d2 dA BG zd|gfed c2 ze|Ta2g2 f/d/g/e/ ad| A2Te2 {de}d4|Sf2e2 fgge g|gfed A2 zf/g/|a2g2 f/d/g/e/ a/f/a/d'|f2Ted2 {de}d4S||

X:20 T:Rule Britannia O:No 20 Pages 8-9 William Clarke of Feltwell MS 1858 Z: transcribed by Lyn Law M:4/4 L:1/8 K:D A|d2d2(d/2e/2f/2g/2a) d|e2e(f/2g/2) f2zA|(d/2e/2d/2e/2 f/2g/2f/2g/2) aefe|de/2f/2 ed c2z2| zA ec a(^g/2f/2) (e/2d/2c/2B/2)|A2B2"^tr"{AB}A2z2|d2d3/2A/2 BG zd|gfed c2ze| "^tr"a2g2(f/2d/2g/2e/2)"^tr"ad|A2e2"^tr"{de}d4|f2zf gg zf| g3/2f/2ed {d}c4|a2g2(f/2d/2g/2e/2) ag|f2"^tr"e2d4|]