# Papa Stour Sword Dance

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transcribed by Paul Friedman at Pinewoods, 1978 July

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George Petersen

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X: 1 T:Papa Stour Sword Dance M:2/2 C:based on Jim Morrison's tape S:George Petersen N:transcribed by Paul Friedman at Pinewoods, 1978 July A:Papa Stour O:English R:N/A %: %: %P:(A)(B)$^9$(C)$^{20}$(A) P:(A)(B)9(C)20(A) L:1/8 K:D W:Musician and dancers walk on and walk off to part A Q:C2=128 P:A % On the tape this A is played through once. Jim Morrison % has embellished the tune so that it sounds good when played several times. % % % % % |: fg | a2 gf gf ed | fe de f2 fg | a2 gf gf ed | % B4 B2 dB | AB de f2 ed | ef ed B2 dB | AB de f2 ed | % B4 B2 dB | AB de f2 ed | ef ed B2 dB | AB de f2 ed |1 \ % B2 A2 A2 :|2 B2 d2 d2 || % W:Musician and each of the seven is introduced and dances to part B. Dancers represent Saints: W:George (England), James (Spain), Denis (France), David (Wales), Patrick (Ireland), Anthony (Italy), Andrew (Scotland) M:4/4 L:1/8 Q:C2=180 P:B d2 f2 |\ f2 fd e2 e2 | a2 ac e2 e2 | f2 fd e2 ec | d8 | d4 || %r r l l r r l l r r l l r (l) t W:Part C is played as needed to complete all the figures M:3/2 Q:C2=230 % % P:C % On the tape the music plays 5 times through before the call of "loose" % on the first tunnel, 7 more times through before the drop sword tunnel % begins, 3 more times before the call of "loose" for the drop sword tunnel, % and 5 more times before the lock is thrown to the ground. dddd f2 a2 g2 e2 | dddd f2 a2 g2 e2 | dddd f2 a2 g2 e2 | %l r l r l r l r l eAAA eAAA f2 e2 | eAAA eAAA f2 e2 | eAAA eAAA f2 e2 | %r l r l r l r l r dAAA FAAA B2 B2 | dAAA GEEE D2 A2 | %l r l r l r dAAA FAAA B2 B2 | dAAA GEEE D2 D2 || %l r l r l r W: W: Alternate measure 1,2,3 with bowed shivers - triplets P:X dddd f2 a2 ge e/2e/2e | | | dd d/2d/2d f2 a2 g2 e2 | W: W: Alternative measure 4,5,6 eA A/2A/2A eA A/2A/2A f2 e2 | W: W: Alternative measure 7,8 and 9,10 dA A/2A/2A FA A/2A/2A B2 B2 | dA A/2A/2A GE E/2E/2E D2 A2 |

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