Country Farmer (1) (The)

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X:1 T:Country Farmer [1] M:C| L:1/8 N:”Longways for as many as will.” B:John Walsh – Complete Country Dancing-Master, Volume the Fourth B: (London, 1740, No. 119) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:F F2|cBcd c2 (BA)|B2G2A2c2|fefg f2e2|d4c2|| c2|gfga g2ab|a2 gf g2 ab|a2 gf g2 fe|defg e2 (dc)| f2 ef d2 ef|g2 fg e2 fg|a2 ga fgab|g4f4||

COUNTRY FARMER, THE. English, Country Dance Tune (2/2 time). F Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). ABB. The melody was printed by London music publisher Henry Playford and was new to the 11th edition of the Dancing Master (London, 1701, section II, p. 13).

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Barlow (The Complete Country Dances from Playford's Dancing Master), 1985; No. 482, p. 109. Elias Howe (Musician’s Omnibus Nos. 6 & 7), Boston, 1880-1882; p. 611. Sharp (Country Dance Tunes), 1909; p. 76. Walsh (Complete Country Dancing-Master, Volume the Fourth), London, 1740; No. 119.

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