Annotation:Clout (The)

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CLOUT, THE. AKA and see "Blast of Wind (A)," "Cock in the Heath (2)," "Drops of Springwater," "Humors of Caledon (The)," "Humors of Westmeath," "Kiss in the Furz (1)," "Rakes of Westmeath (1) (The)." Irish, Slip Jig. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. "The Clout" is perhaps the earliest appearance of this tune family, and was published in Dublin, 1726, in A Choice Collection of Country Dances as Printed and Sold by John and William Neal.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Barnes (English Country Dance Tunes, vol. 2), 2005; p. 21.

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