Dutch Skipper (5) (The)
X: 1 T: Dutch Skipper , The M:3/8 L:1/8 B:Goulding & Co. - Twenty Four Country Dances for the Year 1808 (London) N:"With proper Tune & Directions to each Dance (as they may be N:performed at Court, Bath, and all Public Assemblys." Z:Transcribed and edited by Fynn Titford-Mock Z:abcs's:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Bb Bbb|f2d|ecc|dBB|Bbb|f2d|ecA|B3:| |:Acc|c2d|ecc|dBB|Acc|c2d|ecA|B2F| Acc|c2d|ecc|dBB|Acc|c2d|ecA|B2z:||
DUTCH SKIPPER , THE. English, Jig (6/8 time). G Major/B Flat Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody is contained in the Joseph Kershaw manuscript. Kershaw was a fiddler who lived in Slackcote, Saddleworth, North West England, in the 19th century, and his manuscript dates from around 1820 onwards.