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Re: 1812 Fife Tune -- "The Peacock"

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  • D. W. Stallone
    (sigh) I m not surprised. Is the tune familiar to ANYONE out there no matter what it s called? Is it sorta, kinda close to anything else anyone s heard no
    Message 1 of 7 , Jun 1, 2008
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      (sigh) I'm not surprised.

      Is the tune familiar to ANYONE out there no matter what it's called? Is
      it sorta, kinda close to anything else anyone's heard no matter how
      tenuous the connection.

      Thanks,
      ++Don Stallone

      --- In WarOf1812@yahoogroups.com, "Kevin Windsor" <kevin.windsor@...>
      wrote:
      >
      > Beck is quite right. The name of the tune is called (now) "Good Night
      and
      > Joy be With Ye" or "God be with Ye". But it has been known as "The
      Peacock"
      > "Parting Glass" and a few other names. The Scot's try to steal it in
      1700,
      > but it is Irish as one of its original titles was "Sweet Cootehill
      Town"
      >
      >
      >
      > The problem however, is the music you posted is not the same tune.
      >
      >
      >
      > Kevin
      >
      > 89th
      >
      > (I don't drum or fife, I am just their groupie, driver,
      > dishwasher.bitch.yeah that's the word for it!)
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > _____
      >
      > From: WarOf1812@yahoogroups.com [mailto:WarOf1812@yahoogroups.com] On
      Behalf
      > Of D. W. Stallone
      >
      >
      > --- In WarOf1812@yahoogrou <mailto:WarOf1812%40yahoogroups.com>
      ps.com,
      > Luthien Tinuviel rrbeckner@
      > wrote:
      > >
      > > Hi!
      > >
      > > It's not the same "Peacock" that's in volume 2 of Aird (i.e. A
      > selection of Scotch, English, Irish, and Foreign airs adapted to the
      > fife, violin, or German-flute / James Aird.  Glasgow : the
      author,
      > 1782-1800).  I've never heard your tune before but it's very
      > beautiful.  Please let me know if you find anything else about it
      > as I would be interested! :) 
      > >
      > > Beck
      > > Fifer, 89th Regt.
      >
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