The Bold Deserter barndance

The Bold Deserter appears in 3 other tune collections.

The Bold Deserter has been added to 9 tunebooks.

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X: 1
T: The Bold Deserter
R: barndance
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
|:fe|d2 A2 B2 AF|ABde fedB|AFdB AFDF|E2 EEEG FE|
d2 A2 B2 AF|ABde fedB|AFdB AFEF|D2 DDD2:|
|:DE|F2 A2 d2 ef|gfge d2 de|fedB AFEF|A2 AA A2 DE|
F2 A2 d2 ef|gfge d2 de|fedB AFDF|E2 EEEG FE|
d2 A2 B2 GF|ABde fedB|AFdB AFEF|D2 DD D2:|

One comment

The Bold Deserter

A "longdance", circa 1791

This setting should correspond to the version in O’Neil.

It really should be 2/4.

However, as the session "barndance" classification allows only 4/4, I’ve had to make a corresponding change to all the note length values.