Away to the Camp

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AWAY TO THE CAMP. English, Country Dance Tune (6/8 time). C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune appears to be unique to Samuel, Ann & Peter Thompson's Compleat Collection (London, 1788). See Brighton Camp for more on the 18th century military encampments in southern England, mobilized and de-mobilized with the vicissitudes of the conflicts with France.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Samuel, Ann & Peter Thompson (Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 5), 1788; No. 153, p. 77.

Recorded sources:




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