Fandango (1) (The)

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FANDANGO [1], THE. English, Country Dance Tune (6/8 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody appears in Charles and Samuel Thompson's Complete Collection of 200 Favorite Country Dances, vol. 4, published in London in 1780. It was the only period publication of the tune.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Barnes (English Country Dance Tunes), 1986. Johnson (Twenty-Eight Country Dances as Done at the New Boston Fair), vol. 8, 1988; p. 3. Raven (English Country Dance Tunes), 1984; p. 28. Thompson (Complete Collection of 200 Favorite Country Dances, vol. 4), 1780; p. 15.

Recorded sources: Flying Fish FF90564, Bare Necessities - "Take a Dance" (1991).




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