Annotation:Cuckoo's Nest (2) (The)

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X:1 T:Cuckoo's Nest, Ilmington 3 M:4/4 L:1/8 R:Hornpipe A:Ilmington P:A(AB2)4A K:G P:A |:BcBA G2g2|BcBA G2g2|BcBA GABc|B2G2 G4 :| P:B |:c2c2 c4 |B2A2 A3B |c2c2 c2dc|B2G2 G3B:|

CUCKOO'S NEST [2]. English, Morris Dance Tune. D Major (Mallinson): G Major (Bacon). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB (x4), AA. A variant of "Cuckoo (Hornpipe) (7) (The)"; from the Ilimington area of England's Cotswolds.

"The Cuckoo's Nest" has numerous variants and versions. A more complete discussion of the vicissitudes of the tune can be found at "annotation:Cuckoo's Nest (4) (The)."

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Bacon (Handbook of Morris Dances), 1974; p. 209. Mallinson (Mally's Cotswold Morris Book, vol. 2), 1988; No. 8, p. 6.

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