Swan (Reel) (The)

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 Theme code Index    1125L 2231
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England
 Genre/Style    English
 Meter/Rhythm    Country Dance, Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/4
 Structure    AA'BBCC
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:David Rutherford
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Choice Collection of Sixty of the Most Celebrated Country Dances
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 49
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1750
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X: 1 T:Swan. Ru2.090, The L:1/8 B:RUTHERFORD Complete Collection of 200 Country Dances Vol.2; 1759. Z:vmp.Mike Hicken 2015 www.village-music-project.org.uk N: * In the original this note is shown as a dotted crotchet. The first and second time bars have N: been added to give the correct change to the second part. N: The final symbol of dance notation in the original is :| M:2/4 Q:1/4=140 K:G |:D|G2 GB|AF D2 |A2 Ac|BGGB|c2 ce|dBAG|AcBA|1 "*"G3 :|2 G4 || |: d2 dg|fe d2|cABG|AFED|d2 dg|fedc|BGAF|G2G,2 :| |: BGAc|BGAc|BGdG|A/G/F/E/ D2|BGAc|BGAc|BdgA|G2 G,2 :| W: W: First Cu: foot it to the 2d Wo. & turn 3 .| the W: same to the 2d Man :| cross over two Cu: lead to W: the top & cast off .|. Hands round 4 at bottom .|. W: Right & Left at top :|

X: 1 T:Swan. JBi.48, The M:2/4 L:1/8 Q:1/4=100 B:James Biggins MS, Leeds, 1779. N:A strain repeats don't balance the B and C strains. A:Yorkshire, England Z:Village Music Project, Nick Barber & Chris Partington K:G D|G2GB|AFD2|A2Ac|BGGB|c2ce|dBAG|AcBA|G3:| |:d2dg|fed2|cABG|AFED|d2dg|fedc|BGAF|G2G,2:| |:BGAc|BGAc|BGdG|A/G/F/E/D2|BGAc|BGAc|BdgA|G2G,2:|