Annotation:Ferry Boat (The)

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X:1 T:Ferry Boat, The M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig N:Under section of "Dances, 1787". B:Samuel, Ann & Peter Thompson - Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 5 (1788, p. 22) B:Samuel, Ann & Peter Thompson - 24 Country Dances for the Year 1787 (London, 1787, p. 22) N:" As they are Perform'd at Court, Bath and all Publick Assemblys ." Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D afd afd|ecA ecA|g2f {g}e2d|c2d e3| afd afd|ecA ecA|g2f e2d|edc d3:| |:FAd FAd|GBd GBd|ABc def|e2d c2A| FAd FAd|GBd GBd|ABc def|edc d2:|]

FERRY BOAT, THE. English, Country Dance Tune or Jig (6/8 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. "The Ferry Boat" was also entered into 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. 22. Samuel, Ann & Peter Thompson (24 Country Dances for the Year 1787), 1787; p. 22. Geoff Woolfe (William Winter’s Quantocks Tune Book), 2007; No. 28, p. 23 (ms. originally dated 1850).

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