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X:1 T:Enchanted Wood [1], The M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Country Dance B:Samuel, Ann & Peter Thompson -- Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 5 (London, 1788, p. 13) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:A a|ecA AcA|B2B B2B|cde fga|ecA GFE| ecA AcA|B2B B2B|cde dBG|A3-A3:| |:B|BcB eBG|E2E E2E|AAA BBB|cea a2A| BcB eBG|E2E E2B|cde dBG|A3 [A,2A2]:|

ENCHANTED WOOD, THE. English, Country Dance Tune (6/8 time). A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The Enchanted Wood. or, Harlequin's Vagaries was the name of a pantomime staged in London in 1784. See also the Thompson's companion tune "Harlequin Vagaries." The tune was entered into the the mid-19th century music manuscript of William Winter (1774-1861), a shoemaker and violin player who lived in West Bagborough in Somerset, southwest England.

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Printed sources : - Samuel, Ann & Peter Thompson (Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 5), 1788; p. 13. Geoff Woolfe (William Winter’s Quantocks Tune Book), 2007; No. 25, p. 22 (ms. originally dated 1850).

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