Annotation:Drinking German (The)

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X:1 T:Drinking German, The N:”A New Country Dance” M:C| L:1/8 R:Country Dance B:Richard Baldwin – The London Magazine (Dec., 1754, p. 565) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:A e2d2 cBAe|d2c2 B/A/G/F/ E2|e2d2 cBAa|gfe^d e2E2:| |:a2e2 f(ee)a|ed/c/ BA B/A/G/F/ E2|a2e2 fe e/a/g/a/|edcB A4:|]

DRINKING GERMAN, THE. English, Country Dance Tune (cut time). A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The Hanoverian regimes of the 18th century in England ushered an influx of Germans.

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Printed sources : - Richard Baldwin (The London Magazine, or, Gentleman's Monthly Intelligencer), December, 1754; p. 565. John Johnson (Two Hundred Favorite Country Dances, vol. 7), c. 1756; p. 40.

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