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DOUBLE LEAD THROUGH. English, Country Dance Tune (4/4 time). C Major ('A' and 'C' parts) & G Major ('B' part) {Carlin}: G Major & D Major {Barnes}. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABCC' (Carlin): AABB'CC' (Barnes). The tune was collected by Cecil Sharp from concertina player William Kimber (1872-1961), of Headington Quarrry Morris. Hugh Ripon [1] finds that it was originally a French tune composed by Charles Lecoq for his opéra-comique La fille de Madame Angot (1872).

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Barnes (English Country Dance Tunes), 1986. Carlin (Master Collection), 1984; pg. 34, No. 41

Recorded sources: Antilles (Island) AN-7003, Kirkpatrick & Hutchings - "The Compleat Dancing Master" (1973). Front Hall Records 010, Fennig's All-Stars--"The Hammered Dulcimer Strikes Again" (1977)




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