Chartreuse (The)

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CHARTREUSE, THE. One of the oddest appearances of the tune is on the barrel organ from the polar expedition of Admiral Parry of 1819. In place of a ship's fiddler (common in those days), Parry introduced a barrel organ on board ship to provide entertainment and a vehicle to which the men could exercise (i.e. by dancing). "The Chartreuse" was one of eight tunes on barrel no. 4.

Recorded source: Saydisc SDL 234, Parry's Barrel Organ (vol. 11 in the Golden Age of Mechanical Music).


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