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X: 1 T:Frisky Jenny, or... PFD2.337 B:Playford's Dancing Master, Vol 2, 1713-28 Z:vmp.Steve Mansfield 2015 www.village-music-project.org.uk T:Tenth of June. PFD2.337, The M:2/2 L:1/4 W:Longways for as many as will. W:Note: Each Strain is to be play'd twice. W:The first Cu. clap and cast off .| Then clap and cast up :| The first Man W:goes off the Outside the 3d Wo. and the first Wo. off the Inside the 2d Wo. W:at the same Time, the first man cast up behind the 3d Man, and the first W:Wo. cast off behind the 2d Wo. at the same Time |. The Right and Left with W:the 2d Cu. quite round, and turn your Partner |: Q:2/4=90 N:Repeats not in Mss, added to match dance instruction K:D AA FG/A/ | BB A2 | B/c/d c/d/e | f/g/f/e/ d2 :| |: ff ed/c/ | de/d/ cA | B/c/d/e/ c/d/e/f/ | d/e/f/g/ e2 | AA FG/A/ | BB A2 | B/c/d c/d/e | f/g/f/e/ d2 :|



FRISKY JENNY. AKA - "Tenth of June (1) (The)." English, Country Dance Tune (cut time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody was printed by London music publisher John Young, heir to the Playford publishing concerns, in the Second Volume of the Dancing Master, in the 3rd and 4th editions of 1718 and 1728, respectively. "The Tenth of June" is given as an alternate title. The melody was entered into the music manuscript collection of London musician Thomas Hammersley around 1790 as "Tenth of June, or King of Sweedland." The latter name is a version of the name of one of the several variants of the tune, "Charles of Sweden." See also "Come Jolly Bacchus."


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