Dutches of Bedford's Delight

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X:1 T:Duchess of Bedford’s Delight M:6/8 L:1/8 N:”Longways for as many as will.” B:John Walsh – Complete Country Dancing-Master, Volume the Fourth B: (London, 1740, No. 17) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Dmin d2e f2g|aga Tf2e|d2e f2g|aga d3:|| gfe d2d|d^c=B A3|A2=B T^c2d|e2f e2e| gfe d3|d^c=B A3|A2=B T^c2d|e2f d3||

DUTCHES OF BEDFORD'S DELIGHT. AKA - "Bedford's Delight." English, Country Dance Tune (6/8 time). D Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. The dance and tune were printed in several of London publisher John Walsh's mid-19th century publications. It was also entered into the 1790 music manuscript collection of London musician Thomas Hammersley.

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Offord (John of the Green: Ye Cheshire Way), 1985; p. 94 (as "Bedford's Delight"). Walsh (Complete Country Dancing-Master, Volume the Fourth), London, 1740; No. 17.

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