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CASTLETON WAKE. English, Jig. England, North-West. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Dance instructions for "Castleton Wake" appear in Cahusac's Twenty Four Country Dances for the Year 1791 (London). The Castleton Wake was an annual fortnight-long holiday in the village of Castleton, Derbyshire, located in the Peak District.

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Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Knowles (Northern Frisk), 1988; No. 26.

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