Annotation:Cutting at the Broom

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X:1 T:Cutting at the Broom M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig S:John Rook ms. (Waverly, Cumbria, 1842) K:A f|ecA ABc|d2c B2A|ecA AcA|B2c d2f| ecA ABc|d2c B2A|BdB cec|A2A A2:| |:f|ece fdf|ecA A2f|ece fga|B2c d2f| ecA ABc|d2c B2A|BdB cec|A3 A2:||

CUTTING AT THE BROOM. AKA and see "Lad and the money is all my own," "Churlish Husband," "Intrepid," "Lass and the Money is All My Own (The)," "Patty's Whim (3)," "Portpatrick," "Port Patrick." English, Jig (6/8 time). A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody appears in the c. 1840 music manuscript collection of John Rook, a musician from Cumbria. The melody was published in 1757 as "Intrepid (The)" in Charles and Samuel Thompson's Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 1.

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