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 Theme code Index    1H545 62H3H7
 Also known as    Grand Parade (1) (The), Moon and Seven Stars (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
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:David Rutherford
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances vol. 1
 Tune and/or Page number    p 11
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1756
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
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 Score   (1)   

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:95 C:Page 46 T:Seven Stars. MBe.95 A:England;Cumbria;Towcett B:Matthew Betham MS, Towcett Cumbria, 1815 Z:VMP - Hugh Taylor, 2012 T:Moon and Seven Stars. MBe.95, The M:6/8 L:1/8 Q:3/8=100 R: N:NB-This note was written as a crotchet, and I've changed it to a dotted crotchet K:D d2 A A2 F|GAB A3|Bcd efg|fed cBA| d2 A A2 F|GAB A3|Bcd efg|ABc "^NB"d3:| |:e2 A A2 f|efa ~f3|efg fed|cde A3| BGB AFA|BGB AFA|Bcd cde|Adc d3:|

X:1 T:Seven Stars M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig B:Elias Howe – Musician’s Omnibus Nos. 6 & 7 (Boston, 1880-1882, p. 622) B: Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:F d2A A2F|GAB A3|Bcd efg|fed cBA| d2A A2F|GAB A3|Bcd efg|Adc d3:| |:e2A A2f|efg Tf3|efg fed|cde A3| BGB AFA|BGB AFA|Bcd cde|Adc d3:|]

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:|