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FORESTER, THE. English, Hornpipe and Morris Dance Tune (4/4 time). D Major. Standard tuning. ABB. A patently hybrid tune which has the first strain of "Turkey in the Straw" as its first half while the second strain is the second of "College Hornpipe." Morris versions from the villages of Bampton and Field Town (Leafield), Oxfordshire, England.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Bacon (The Morris Ring), 1974; p. 151. Journal of the English Folk Dance and Song Society, vol. 8, 1956; p. 6.

Recorded sources:




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