Female Rake (The)
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FEMALE RAKE, THE. Scottish, English; Jig (6/8 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. The female rake was a recurring eighteenth-century theater figure, the subject of much modern feminist discourse.
Source for notated version:
Aird (Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 1), 1782; no. 88, p. 31.
Cushing (The Fifer's Companion No. 1), 1805; no. 62, p. 27.