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ABC Format for Leaving the Battlefield

Traditional Scots Irish, Ulster Scots music for the fife

This tune is in D Major so all C's and F's are sharp (I've written this out below, so just play it as written and it should be fine).

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Low Half (Played twice)
Note: play intro then bars 1 to 8, then bars 1 to 7, then 8* instead of bar 8, then into the high half
Intro E
(1) A A B A B
(2) E F# E E D E F#
(3) G G F# G A B C (natural)
(4) D' F#' D' D' B G
(5) A B A B A B
(6) E F# E E C# D'
(7) E' F#' E' D' C# B
(8) A A E
(8*) A A B C#

High Half (Played twice)
Play bars 17 to 24 first time through, second time through the high half play bars 17 to 23 and the bar 24* instead of 24
(17) D' E' D' D' C# D'
(18) E' F#' E' E' F#' G'
(19) D' E' D' D' C# B
(20) E F# E E B C#
(21) D' E' D' D' C# D'
(22) E' F#' E' E' F#' G'
(23) D' F#' D' B G B
(24) A A B C#
(24*) A A

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