Orley Benson’s Stockyards

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Time Signature: 6.8

Key of Tune: D

Tune Type: Set Tune

Number of Bars: 32

Description:

From: The Waltz, the Polka and other kinds of Dance Music, p238

History: a version of the Cumberland Reel. There seem to be a number of versions of this tune. See “Orley’s Jig”, and “The Billy Boiled Over”
Notes: Played for the 5th figure of the Lancers Quadrille

Engraved by:

Transcribed/Arranged by: John Furlonger

Composer:

Informant(s):

Collector(s): John Meredith - NLA

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