Fairest Nymph the Valleys (The)

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FAIREST NYMPH THE VALLEYS, THE. AKA - "Fairest Nymphs the Valleys or Mountains Ever Bred (The)." AKA and see "Gravesande." English, G Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. The air appears in Friesche Lust-Hof (1634), Sir John Hawkins' transcripts, and Urania (Amsterdam, 1663). It also was included in the music manuscript collection of virginal (keyboard) player Elizabeth Rogers (1656, p. 3)

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Chappell (Popular Music of the Olden Times), vol. 1, 1859; pp. 170-171.

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