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X:1 T:Edmonton Frolick M:6/4 L:1/4 S:Walsh, John, The Compleat Country Dancing-Master, London, 1740 Z:François-Emmanuel de Wasseige K:G d|B>cd (ec)e|(dB)g c>AG|AFA A2c| B>cd ece|fdf g2e|gGG G2:|: B|AFA (AF)A|(AF)d (AF)B|GEE E2A| (FD)d (Be)d|(ge)a (fd)b|gaf g2:|] N:the repeat sign, forgotten in the last bar, has been added.



EDMONTON FROLICK. English, Country Dance Tune and Jig (6/4 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune was first published in London by John Walsh in his Compleat Country Dancing-Master 2nd Book (c. 1735 or 1740, No. 3), and a few years later by John Johnson in his Choice Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 3 (1740, p. 25). By 1776 the gentry had public assembly rooms in Edmonton, which adjoined the Angel inn at the corner of Fore and Silver streets and still existed in 1880. Edmonton is now a district in North London in the London Borough of Enfield.

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Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Walsh, John (The Compleat Country Dancing-Master 2nd Book), London, 1740; No. 3.

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