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X:1 T:Cacina M:6/8 L:1/8 S:McGlashan - Collection of Scots Measures (c. 1780) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G B2A B2A|G2G GAB|c2 Bc2B|A2A A2B| c2c cde|edc Bcd|dcB AGA|G2G G3:| |:d2d dBG|e2e e3|c2c cAF|d2d d3| G2D B2G|d2B g2d|edc BAG|AFD CB,A,:||

CACINA. AKA and see "Cacinameronian's Rant," "Cassano Jig," "Cassino." Scottish, English; Country Dance Tune (6/8 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. In addition to the Scottish publications listed below, "Cacina" appears in the c. 1786 music manuscript collection of American flute player Henry Beck, and in G.E. Blake's Philadelphia (Pa.) publication Gentleman's Amusement (1824). Under the alternate titles "Cotillion Oats, Peas, Beans" and "Oats, Peas, Beans and Barley Grow" it was widely known as a play-party game. English versions can be found as "The Cassano" and "Cassino."

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Aird (Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 1), 1782; No. 100, p. 35. McGlashan (Collection of Scots Measures), c. 1780; p. 42.

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