Chantreuse (The)

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CHANTREUSE, THE. AKA and see "Chant Russe." English, Country Dance Tune or Jig (6/8 time). A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. The tune appears under the "Chantreuse" title in Preston's (1804) and Charles Wheatstone's (1801) publications, but as "Chant Russe" in dancing Master Thomas Wilson's Companion to the Ball Room (London, 1816), and in the American publications of Edward Riley (Riley's Flute Melodies, vol. 1, New York, 1814) and Thomas Balls (The Gentleman's Amusement, Book 2, Norfolk, 1815). See note for "Chant Russe" for more.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Preston (Preston’s 24 Country Dances for the Year 1804), 1804; No. 517, p. 219. Wheatstone (The Clarinet Preceptor), 1801; p. 59.

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