Soldier's Joy (1)

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 Theme code Index    5151 51H1H7
 Also known as    French Four (2), Am My Mamma's Darlin' Child, John White, Joie du soldat (La), King's Head (1), King's Hornpipe (1) (The), Love Somebody (1), Milanese Countre Dance (The), Pas d'été, Payday in the Army, Rock the Cradle Lucy, Set canadien de Québec 3ème partie, Wild Bill Reel, Yellow Peaches Reel
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England, Scotland, Ireland, Canada, United States
 Genre/Style    Cape Breton/PEI, Contra, English, Irish, Old-Time, Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Hornpipe/Clog, Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4, 2/2
 History    IRELAND(Munster), IRELAND(Connaught), IRELAND(Leinster), IRELAND(Ulster), SCOTLAND(Argyll and Bute), SCOTLAND(Perth and Kinross), SCOTLAND(Dumfries and Galloway), SCOTLAND(South Ayrshire), SCOTLAND(North East), SCOTLAND(Highland), SCOTLAND(Shetland/Orkney), SCOTLAND(Angus and Fife), SCOTLAND(Central Scotland), SCOTLAND(Western Isles), SCOTLAND(Moray), ENGLAND(North East), ENGLAND(North West), ENGLAND(West Midlands), ENGLAND(East Midlands), ENGLAND(East Anglia), ENGLAND(South Midlands), ENGLAND(London and South East), ENGLAND(South), ENGLAND(Southwest), USA(Upland South), USA(Piedmont), USA(Southeast), USA(Deep South), USA(Central), USA(Mid Atlantic), USA(New England), USA(Great Lakes/Northern Tier), USA(Ozarks/Western Tenn), USA(Southwest), USA(Western/Pacific), CANADA(Maritimes/English), CANADA(Acadia/French), CANADA(Newfoundland/Labrador), CANADA(Québec), CANADA(Ottawa Valley/Ontario), CANADA(Western Canada)
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Alexander McGlashan
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:A Collection of Scots Measures
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 32
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1781
 Artist    Biography:Aiken County String Band
 Title of recording    Carolina Stompdown
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    OKeh 45153 (78 RPM)
 Year recorded    1927
Soldier's Joy

Played by: The Skillet Lickers
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Image: The string band Gid Tanner and his Skillet Lickers
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Soldier's Joy

X: 1 T:Soldier's Joy,aka. WCl.02 M:C| L:1/8 Q:160 S:William Clarke MS,Lincoln,1770. R:Hornpipe O:Lincoln A:England Z:vmp.Barry Callaghan F: K:D F-G|AFDF AFDF|A2 d4 cB|AFDF AFDF|G2 E4 FG|! AFDF AFDF|A2 d4 fg|afdf gece|d2 d2 d2::! a-g|fdfd fagf|ecec egfe|fdfd fagf|edcBA2 a-g|! fdfd fagf|ecec egfe|fagf egec|d2 d2 d2:|

X:1 T:Soldier's Joy [1], The M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel B:McGlashan - Collection of Scots Measures (c. 1781, p. 32) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D FG|AFDF AFDF|A2d2d2 cB|AFDF AFDF|G2E2E2 FG| AFDF AFDF|A2d2d2 fg|afdf gece d2 D4:| |:g2|fd fg f/g/a gf|ec ef (e/f/g) (fe)|fd fg (f/g/a) gf|edcB A2g2| fd fg (f/g/a) gf|ec ef (e/f/g) fe|(f/g/a) fd (e/f/g) (ec)|d2 D4:|]

X:2 T:Soldier's Joy [1] M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel B:Aird - Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 1 (1782, No. 109, p. 39) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D FG|AFDF AFDF|A2 d4 cB|AFDF AFDF|G2 E4 FG| AFDF AFDF|A2 d4 fg|afdf gece|d2 d4:| |:e2|fefg fagf|edcd efge|fefg fagf|edcB A2A2| fefg fagf|edcd efge|afdf gece|d2 d4:|]

X:61 C:Page 31 T:Soldiers Joy [1]. MBe.61 A:England;Cumbria;Towcett B:Matthew Betham MS, Towcett Cumbria, 1815 Z:VMP - Hugh Taylor, 2012 M:C| L:1/8 Q:1/2=100 R: N:Well known in the district as a tune to play for Westmorland Style step dancing K:D FG|AFDF AFDF|A2 d4 cB|AFDF AFDF|G2 E4 FG| AFDF AFDF|A2 d4 fg|afdf gece|d2 d4:| |:e2|fefg fagf|edcd efge|fefg fagf|edcB A2 e2| fefg fagf|edcd efge|afdf gece|d2 d4:|

X:1 T:Seconds to Soldier's Joy M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel B:William Sidney Mount music manuscript collection (Long Island NY, c. 1840) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D A2|DAFA DAFA|DFAd DFAd|DAFA DAFA|A,CEA A,CEA| DAFA DAFA|DFAd DFAd|fddD cAAA,|[D2F2A2][D2F2A2][D2F2A2]:| |:A2|dcde dfed|cBcd cecA|dcde dfed|cBAG AGFE| dcde dfed|cBcd ecde|fddD cAAA,|[D2F2A2][D2F2A2][D2F2A2]:|

X:3 T:Soldier's Joy [1], The M:C L:1/8 R:Reel Q:"Moderately Quick" B:P.M. Haverty - One Hundred Irish Airs vol. 2 (1858, No. 146, p. 67) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D DF|AFDF AFDF|A2d2d2 (cB)|AFDF AFDF|G2E2E2(FG)| AFDFD AFDF|A2d2d2 de|fafd egec|d2d2d2:| |:(de)|fefg fagf|edcd efge|fefg fagf|edcB A2 de| fefg fagf|edcd efge|afdf gece|d2d2d2:|]

X:4 T:Soldier’s Joy [1], The M:C L:1/8 R:Hornpipe B:Stephen Grier music manuscript collection (Book 3, c. 1883, No. 120a, p. 43) B: N:Stephen Grier (c. 1824-1894) was a piper and fiddler from N:Newpark, Bohey, Gortletteragh, south Co. Leitrim. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D dB|AFDF AFDF|A2d2 dfdB|AFDF AFDF|G2E2E2 FG| AFDF AFDF|A2d2d2 fg|afdf gece|d2d2d2:| |:de|f2fd fagf|edcd efge|fdfd fage|edcB A4| fdfd fagf|edc efge|afdf gece|d2d2d2:|

X:5 T:Soldier's Joy [1] M:4/4 L:1/8 R:hornpipe B:O'Neill's Music of Ireland. 1850 Melodies, 1903, p. 305, no. 1642 Z:Fran\347ois-Emmanuel de Wasseige K:D (FG)|AFDF AFDF|A2d2 d2 (cB)|AFDF AFDF|G2E2 E2 (FG)| AFDF AFDF|A2d2 d2 (de)|fafd egec|d2d2 d2:| |:(de)|fdfd fagf|edcd efge|fdfd fagf|edcB A2 (de)| fdfd fagf|ecAc efge|fafd egec|d2d2 d2:|]

X:1 T:Yellow Peaches Reel T:AKA - "Soldier's Joy" M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel B:A.S. Bowman – “J.W. Pepper Collection of Five Hundred Reels, Jigs, B:etc.” (Phila., 1908, No. 323, p. 66) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D FG|AFDF AFDF|A2d2d2 cB|AFDF AFDF |G2E2E2 FG| AFDF AFDF|A2d2d2fg|fafd egec|d2d2d2:| |:de|fdfd fagf|ecec egfe|fdfd fagf|edcB A2 de| fdfd fagf|ecec egfe|fafd egec|d2d2d2:|

X:1 T:Soldier's Joy N:"As played by Blind John" M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Reel B:E.F. Adam - Old Time Fiddlers Favorite Barn Dance Tunes (St. Louis, B:1928, No. 2, p. 3) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D d/B/|(A/G/)F/E/ (D/E/)F/G/|(A/c/)B/c/ dd/B/|(A/G/)F/E/ (D/F/)A/F/|[A,E][A,/E/][A,/F/] [A,E] d/B/| (A/G/)F/E/ (D/E/)F/G/|(A/c/)B/c/ de/g/|(f/e/)d/f/ (e/d/)c/e/|dd/e/ d:| |:e/g/|(f/e/)d/f/ (a/b/)a/f/|(e/d/)c/B/ [Bg]e/g/|(f/e/)d/f/ (a/b/)a/f/|(e/d/)c/B/ A e/g/| (f/e/)d/f/ (a/b/)a/f/|(e/d/)c/B/ [Bg]e/g/|(f/e/)d/f/ (e/d/)c/e/|dd/e/ d:|

X:1 T:Soldier's Joy [1] N:Transcribed by David Bennett from the playing of western N.C. N:fiddler Bill Hensley (1873-1960) in 1939. M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Reel B:David Parker Bennett – "A Study in Fiddle Tunes from B:Western North Carolina", dissertation UNC, Chapel Hill, 1940, p. 76. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G {B}d/-|Sd/d/B/B/ G/G/B/B/|(d/g/)g/g/g g{B}d|d/d/B/A/ G/G/B/B/|AA/A/ A>{B}d-| d/d/B/A/ G/G/B/B/|(d/g/)g/g/ g(g/a/)|b/a/b/g/ f/g/a/f/|gg/g/ g>{B}d-| d/d/B/B/ G/G/B/B/|(d/g/)g/g/ g>d-|d/d/B/B/ G/G/B/B/|AA/A/ A>{B}d-| d/d/B/A/ (G/A/)B/B/|d/[B/g/]g/[B/g/] g(g/a/)|b/a/b/g/ f/g/a/f/|gg/g/ g(g/a/)| b/b/d'/d'/ d'/e'/d'/b/|a/g/a/b/ c'b/g/|g(g/b/) d'/e'/d'/b/|a/g/f/e/ d(g/a/)| b/b/d'/d'/ d'/e'/d'/b/|a/g/a/b/ c'/b/g/|g(g/b/) d'/e'/d'/b/|a/g/f/e/ d(g/a/)| b/b/d'/d'/ d'/e'/d'/b/|a/g/a/b/ c'd'/c'/|b/b/b/g/ a/g/a/f/|gg/g/ g(g/a/)| b/b/d'/d'/ d'/e'/d'/b/|a/g/a/b/ c'/e'/c'/a/|gg/b/ d'/e'/c'/b/|a/g/f/d/ dg/a/| b/b/d'/d'/ d'/e'/d'/b/|a/g/a/b/ c'/d'/c'/a/|bb/g/ a/g/a/f/|gg/g/ g>d-!D.S.!||

X:6 T:Soldier's Joy [1] N:From the playing of fiddler Isham Monday (1879-1964, N:Monroe County, southeast Ky.), recorded in the field by N:D.K. Wilgus and Lynwood Montell, Nov. 27, 1959. M:C| L:1/8 D: D: Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:D (3ABc|defg abag|d2 ef gfec|defg abaf|edcB A2A2| defa- abag|fd3(3fgf e-g|fed2 edcd|e2d4:| |:(FG|A2)F2 AEFE|D2 Bc d2FG|A2F2 DFAF|G2 E4(FG| A2)F2 AEFE|D2 Bc d2A2|fe d2 edcd|e2 d4:|]

X:1 T:Soldier's Joy [1] N:From the playing of fiddler Byard Ray (1910-1988, Sodom Laurel, Madison N:County, western North Carolina), who learned the tune from Sergeant N:Raliegh York. M:C| L:1/8 Q:"Fast" R:Reel D:Sounds Good Studio SGS 104101, Byard Ray - "Traditional Music of the D:Southern Appalachians" (1981) D: Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:D dB|ABAF DEFF|BABc dedB|AF=F-^F DEFD|ED[C2E2] [C3E3]F| A-BAF DEFF|B2c2d2fg|f-edd ecec|d2[d2f2]d2:| |:eg|fefg a2f2|ecef g2eg|fefg a2f2| (efe)c A2eg| fefg a2f2|e2ef g2eg|fe[df][df] ecee|d2[d2f2][d2f2]:|]

X:7 T:Soldier's Joy [1] -- "Traditional South Georgia Version" N:Transcribed by Frank Maloy (Englehard, NC) M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Reel B:Davis - Devil's Box, vol. 20, No. 4, Winter 1986, p. 49 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D d/B/|"D"A/G/F/E/ D/E/F/G/|A/B/d/c/ d/e/d/B/|A/G/F/E/ D/E/F/D/|"A7"E/F/G/F/ E/E/F/G/| "D"A/G/F/E/ D/E/F/G/|A/B/d/c/ d/e/g/e/|"D"f/a/f/d/ "A7"E/G/F/E/|"D"D/B/A/F/ D:| |:A/B/|"D"d/e/f/g/ a/b/a/f/|"G"e/d/e/f/ g/a/g/e/|"D"d/e/f/g/ a/b/a/f/|"A7"e/a/f/e/ c/A/B/c/| "D"d/e/f/g/ a/b/a/f/|"G"e/d/e/f/ g/f/a/g/|"D"f/e/d/f/ "A7"e/d/c/e/|"D"d/B/A/F/ D:|]

X:1 T:Pas d'Ete, Le M:2/4 L:1/8 C:Fernand Gueriff N:A dance tune from western France, and a variant of "Soldier's Joy". D:Aime Bozier - "Dances et Chants du Poitou: La Marchoise." B:Stephen F. Davis - The Devil's Box, vol. 21, No. 2, Summer 1987, p. 26 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D [D/A/][D/B/][D/A/]F/ [D/A/][D/B/][D/A/]F/ |[DA][Fd][Fd][Fd]|[D/A/][D/B/][D/A/]F/ [D/A/][D/B/][D/A/]F/ |[DA][DB][DB][DB]| [D/A/][D/B/][D/A/]F/ [D/A/][D/B/][D/A/]F/ |[DA][Fd][Fd][Fd]|[A/f/]e/f/g/ f/a/g/f/ |[A/e/]d/[A/e/]f/ [Ae][Ae]| [A/f/]e/f/g/ f/a/g/f/ |[A/e/]d/c/B/ A2|[A/f/]g/a/z/ a/f/a/z/|g/f/e/z/ [Fd][Fd]| [D/A/][D/B/][D/A/]F/ [D/A/][D/B/][D/A/]F/ |[DA][Fd][Fd][Fd]|[D/A/][D/B/][D/A/]F/ [D/A/][D/B/][D/A/]F/ [DA][DB][DB][DB]| A/B/A/F/ A/B/A/F/|[DA][Fd][Fd][Fd]|[A/f/]e/f/g/ f/a/g/f/|[A/e/]d/[A/e/]f/ [Ae][Ae]| [A/f/]e/f/g/ f/a/g/f/|e/d/c/B/ A/G/F/E/|D2 [D2A2]|[A2e2][D2A2]:|