Wandering Sailor (The)

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 Theme code Index    16L4L2L 5L5L13
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 Region    England
 Genre/Style    English, Stage
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
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 Structure    AABB
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X:1 T:Wandering Sailor, The M:C L:1/8 R:Air S:The Buttery Manuscript (c. 1784-1820, No. 750) N:John Buttery (1784-1854) joined the 34th Regiment in Lincoln, N:Lincolnshire, England, in 1797 and served as a fifer until discharged in N:1814. His large ms. contains marches, duty calls, dance tunes and airs. N:EASMES identifies this as the Fife MS. and suggests a date of 1780, see N: https://www.cdss.org/elibrary/Easmes/Index.htm Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G d2 (cB) (AG)|(GF) (ED) (CB,) (A,G,)|D3 E/F/ (GA) (BG)|(FE) (FG) (AB) (cA)| {G}F2 d2 (cB) (AG)|(GF) (ED) (C,B,) (A,G,)|D3 zD G2 zE|F3G (AG) (FE)| D2zd (^cd) (cd)|(^cB) (AG) F2E2|!fermata!D2 zD G2 (BG)|(FE) (FG) (AB) (cA)| (GF) (GA) (Bc) (dB)|(AG) (AB) {d}c3B|{B}A2D2 G2 (G>F)|{F}E2 (ed) (cB) (AG)| (GF) (ED) G2 (BG)|E2 G2 (G/4A/4)B A>G|G2d2B2G2|E2D2 A,2D2|!fermata!G2:| |:G>B d2d2|d3 (c/B/) (AG) (FE)|D2 z (E/F/) G2 G2|G3 (F/E/) (DC) (B,A,)| G2 zB A2G2|F2B2A2G2|F2zd (cd) (cd)|(^cB) (AG) F2E2| D2A2B2=c2|(Bd) (=cB) (AG) (FE)|D2 zD|G2 (BG)|(FE) (FG) (AB) (cA)| (GF) (GA) (Bc) (dB)|(AG) (AB) {d}c3B|{B}A2 zD G2 (BG)|E2 .e.d. c.B. .A.G| GF ED G2 BG|E2 G2 (G/4A/4B) A>G|G2d2B2G2|E2C2 A,2D2|!fermata!G2:|]