Cucko Nest,The. GS.010, --- Cuckoo's Nest,The.aka. GS.010 --- Come Ashore Jolly Tar,aka. GS.010

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Title   Cucko Nest,The. GS.010,, Cuckoo's Nest,The.aka. GS.010, Come Ashore Jolly Tar,aka. GS.010
Area   Leeds
Bibliography   Village Music project, Spencer, George
Country   England
History   1831
Length   1/8
Notes   Come ashore, Jolly Tar - from 'A Selection of English, Irish and, Foreign Airs, adapted for Fife, Violin and German Flute', volumn 1, by, James Aird, Glasgow, printed 1775. The tune is reprinted in Old, English Dances by Frank Kidson, the tune as printed is very similar,, but though the pitch of the notes is the same, the key signature is, Dminor - one flat, rather than the two in this MS. This version is, Phrygian mode, transposed down a tone. Or, of course, the key, signature could be wrong.
Rhythm   .Hornpipe
Source   George Spencer m/s, Leeds,1831
Tempo   1/2=90
Transcriber   vmp.Cherri Graebe
Body   DE | FEFD f2 ed | cAGF B2 AG | FEFD CDEC | c2 G2 G2 DE |!
FEFD f2 ed | cAGF B2 AG |FEFD CDEC | F2 D2D2 :|!
|: " qu"A2 | d2d2 defd | c2 A2 A2 AB |c2c2 cdec |B2 G2 G2 A2 |!
dcde f2 ed | cAGF B2 AG |FEFD CDEC | F2D2D2 :|!
FEFD f2 ed |"_this bar added by Ed." cAGF B2 AG |\
FEFD CDEC | F2 D2 D2 :|

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Spencer, George

Created by VMP Files on Mon, 03 Oct 2011 12:32:55, last updated Thu, 17 May 2012 13:12:15