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DRIVE THE MONSIEUR FROM FLANDERS. English, Country Dance Tune (cut time). G Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCCDD. The country dance tune and dance directions ("Longways for as many as will") appear in all four editions of London publisher John Young's The Second Volume of the English Dancing Master [1] (1710-1728), as well as Walsh & Randall's The New Country Dancing Master...Second Book (1710) and Walsh and Hare's Second Book of the Compleat Country Dancing-Master (1719).

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Young (The Second Volume of the Dancing Master, 1st edition), 1710; p. 149.

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