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X:1 T:Adam’s Favorite N:Quadrille Figure III M:2/4 L:1/8 B:Linscott – Folk Songs of Old New England (1939, p. 106) N:From the manuscript of Elizabeth Foster Reed, dance changes N:called by Edson H. Cole, Freedom, New Hampshire. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:F F|B/d/c/e/ d/f/e/g|f2 ge|dfec|B/c/d/B/ FF| B/d/c/e/ d/f/e/g/|f2 (ge)|df e/d/e/c/|BdBF| (Ac)FF|(Bd)F2|.[ce].[ce].[Bd].[Bd]|[A2c2] zF|Ac FF| (Bd)F2 |[Fd][Ec][DB][C=A]|[D2B2]z|| K:Eb B|B2 ge|B2 (GB)|AA (B/A/G/A/)|G2 zB| B2 (ge)|B2 (GB)|(BAFD|E2)z:| |:B|[GBe][G/B/e/][G/B/e/] [GBe][GBe]|[G2g2][G2e2]|[Acf][Acf] [FBd][FBd]|[GBe]f [Beg]B| [GBe][G/B/e/][G/B/e/] [GBe][GBe]|[B2e2g2][G2B2e2]|[Acf][Acf] [FBd][FBd]|[GBe][GBe][GBe]:| |:B|[df]B/B/ BB|[eg]B/B/ BB|[df][ce][Bd][Ac]|[Bd]B/B/ BB| [F2B2d2] z2|[F2B2e2] z2|[Fd][Ec][DB][C=A]|[D2B2]z2|[GBe][G/B/e/][G/B/e/] [GBe][GBe]|[B2g2][G2e2] |[Acf][Acf] [FBd][FBd]|[Ge]f [eg]B|[GBe][G/B/e/][G/B/e/] [GBe][GBe]|[B2g2][G2e2]|[Acf][Acf] [FBd][FBd]|[Ge][Ge] z:|

ADAM’S FAVORITE. American, Reel. USA, New England. B Flat Major (‘A’ part) & E Flat Major (‘B’, ‘C’ & ‘D’ parts). Standard tuning (fiddle). ABBCCDD. The melody was used for the dance “Plain Quadrille,” notes Linscott (1939).

Additional notes
Source for notated version : - from the manuscript of Elizabeth Foster Reed, probably of New England origin [Linscott].

Printed sources : - Linscott (Folk Songs of Old New England), 1939; pp. 106-107.

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