Annotation:Belle Chasse (La)

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X:1 T:Belle Chasse, La M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Country Dance B:Samuel, Ann & Peter Thompson - Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 5 (1788, p. 33) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:A e/d/|c2c cdc|e2d d2c|B2B BcB|d2c c2B| c2c cdc|e2d d2c|B2B BcB|A3-A2:| |:(e/d/)|cde cde|f2e d2c|Bcd Bcd|e2d c2B| c2c cdc|f2d dcB|cec dBG|A3-A2:|]

BELLE CHASSE, LA. English, Country Dance Tune or Jig (6/8 time). A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. "La Belle Chasse" was also entered into the the mid-19th century music manuscript of William Winter (1774-1861), a shoemaker and violin player who lived in West Bagborough in Somerset, southwest England.

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Samuel, Ann & Peter Thompson (Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 5), 1788; p. 33. Geoff Woolfe (William Winter’s Quantocks Tune Book), 2007; No. 5, p. 17 (ms. originally dated 1850).

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