Bread and Cheese
X:1 T:Bread and Cheese M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel S:Willaim Vickers' music manuscript book (Northumberland, 1770) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D a|fddd d2c2|BGGG Bddg|fddd e2d2|aAAA Bdd:| |:g|(3fgf (3efe (3fgf (3efe|gGGA Bddg|efgf (3efe (3fgf (3efe|aAAA Bdd:||
BREAD AND CHEESE. English, Reel. England, northern counties. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune also appears in the 1790 music manuscript collection (p. 32) of London musician Thomas Hammersley, and the large 1840 music manuscript of multi-instrumentalist John Rook of Waverton, near Wigton, Cumbria. There are other, unrelated, country dance tunes with the same title.