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X:79 T:Adieu. THO4.079, The A:England; London O: M:2/4 L:1/8 Z:vmp. Peter Dunk 2010/11.from a transcription by Fynn Titford-Mock 2007 B:Thompson's Compleat Coll. of 200 Favourite Country Dances Vol.IV. 1773-80 Q:1/4=120 K:Bb B>c dc/B/|cB/A/ BA/G/|FE DC/B,/|eddc|\ B>c dc/B/|cB/A/ BA/G/|FE D/g/f/e/|d/c/B/A/ B2:| |:f/e/d/e/ ff|fbba|aggf|fe d2|f/e/f/g/ f>f|fbBe|d2c2|B4:| B,>CDD|DEFF|B>Bd>B|AF F2|B,>CDD|DE A/G/F/E/|D2C2|B,4:| |:f(f/e/) de|f>bf>b|a/g/f/e/ d>e|fd B2|\ f(f/e/) de|f/g/a/b/ b/f/d/B/|d2Tc2|B4:|

ADIEU, THE. English, Country Dance Tune (cut time). B Flat Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). ABCD. The melody appears in Charles and Samuel Thompson’s Compleat Collection of 200 Country Dances, vol. 4 (London, 1780).

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Printed sources : - Barnes (English Country Dance Tunes, vol. 2), 2005; p. 2. Thompson (Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances Vol. IV), 1780; No. 79.

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