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BONSADALIANS, THE. English, Country Dance Tune (2/4 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody initially appeared in Richard Balwin's periodical London Magazine, or Gentleman's Monthly Intelligencer of 1755 (p. 85).
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: Johnson (A Choice Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 8), 1758; No. 133. Thompson (Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 1), 1757; No. 97.