Breeches Loose (1)

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X:1 T:Breeches loose [1] M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig S:William Vickers' music manuscript collection (Northumberland, 1770) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:C f|egf edc|Bdc BAG|B/c/d d d2G|B/c/d d d2G| egf edc|Bdc BAG|A/B/c c c2G|A/B/c c c2:| |:F|E2F GEc|GEc GEC|(B/c/d)d d2G|E2F GEc| GEc GEC|A/B/c c c2G|A/B/c c c2:||

BREECHES LOOSE [1]. English, Jig (6/8 time). England, Northumberland. C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. While the title is in use for other melodies, this tune appears to be unique to Vickers' manuscript.

Additional notes
Source for notated version : - William Vickers' 1770 music manuscript collection (Northumberland) [Seattle].

Printed sources : - Seattle (Great Northern Tune Book/William Vickers), 1987, Part 3; No. 454.

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