# Papa Stour Sword Dance

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from Jim Morrison in Over the Water and SMS workshop 1995 June 28

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George Petersen

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X:4998 T:Papa Stour Sword Dance O:england M:1/2 C: S:George Petersen N:from Jim Morrison in Over the Water and SMS workshop 1995 June 28 A:Papa Stour R:N/A %:NoTeX %: %P:(A)(B)$^7$(C)$^9$(A) P:(A)(B)7(C)9(A) L:1/8 K:D W:Musician and dancers walk on and walk off to part A Q:C2=128 P:A % This A is exactly as played by Jim Morrison. Note that there are 25 beats. % On the tape of George Peterson the A is played only once. Jim Morrison % has embellished the tune so that it sounds good when played several times. % JM plays the intro several times over as the dancers walk on, and having % an odd number of beats means that the dancers step on the opposite foot % each time the tune starts over. |: A2 |\ f2 fg | a2 gf | gf ed | fe de | f2 fg | a2 gf | ba gf | B4 | % B2 dB | AB de | f>f ed | ef ed | B2 dB | AB de | f>f ed | B4 | % B2 dB | AB de | f>f ed | ef ed | B2 dB | AB de | f>f ed |1 B2 A2 | A2 :|2\ % B2 d2 | d4 || % 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 | d4 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:P A2 |\ P:C %: %: %: %: dcde f2 a2 gfe2 | dcde f2 a2 gfe2 | dcde f2 a2 gfe2 | %l r l r l r l r l eAee eeee f2 e2 | eAee eeee f2 e2 | eAee eeee f2 e2 | %r l r l r l r l r dAAA FAAA B2 B2 | dAAA FEEE D2 D2 | %l r l r l r dAAA FAAA B2 B2 | dAAA FEEE D2 D2 || %l r l r l r W: W: On occasion bars 7,8 and 9,10 of part C played more as P:X dBAF AFAA B2 B2 | dAAA FEEF D2 D2 | W: or sometimes bars 8 and 10 shift up an octave more like dAAA FAAA B2 B2 | dAAA feef d2 d2 |

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