Seven Stars

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Seven Stars

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 Theme code Index   1H545 62H3H7
 Also known as    Grand Parade (1) (The), Moon and Seven Stars (The), True Briton (The)
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England
 Genre/Style    English
 Meter/Rhythm    Country Dance, Jig/Quadrille
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    6/8
 History    
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    David Rutherford
 Book/Manuscript title    
 Tune and/or Page number    p 11
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1756
 Artist    
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    



X:1 T:Seven Stars, The T:Moon and Seven Stars, The M:6/8 L:1/8 R:March S:Thomas Nixon music manuscript collection, c. 1778 N:Nixon (1762-1842) was a fifer in the American War of Independence, N:from the age of 13. He lived in Framingham, Connecticut. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D d3 AGF|GAB A3|Bcd efg|fed cBA| d3 AGF|GAB A3|Bcd efg|Adc d2:| |:e2A A2f|efg f3|efg fed|cec A3| Bac AFA|Bac AFA|Bde efg|Adc d2:|]

X:1 T:Moon and Seven Stars, The T:Seven Stars M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D d2A A2F | GAB A3 | Bcd efg | fed cBA | d2A A2F | GAB A3 | Bcd efg | Adc d2 :| |: e2A A2f | efg f3 | efg fed | cde A3 | BGB AFA | BGB AFA | Bcd cde | Adc d2 :|]

X:2 T:Frederiks kontra M:6/8 L:1/8 S:Brothers Bast manuscript copybook (Denmark, 1763-1782) K:D d2A A2F|GAB {B}A3|Bcd efg|fed cBA| d2A A2F|GAB {B}A3|Bcd efg|A2c d3:| |:e2A A2e|efg g2f|efg fed|cde A3| BGB AFA BGB AFA|Bcd efg|A2c d3:|