Annotation:Fumbler (1) (The)

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X:2 T:Fumbler (1) (The) M:C| L:1/8 B:Baldwin - The London Magazine, or, Gentleman's Monthly Intelligencer, B:Vol. 19, April, 1750, p. 182. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Bb G2D2B2G2|d2B2 B4|A2D2c2A2|B2G2 G4|B2G2e2B2|d2b2a2g2| f2B2{d}c2 BA|B4 B4::d2=B2d2g2|e2c2c2B2|c2A2c2f2| d2B2B2A2|G2D2B2G2|d2g2^f2g2|d2G2{B}A2 G^F|G4 G4||

FUMBLER [1], THE. English, Country Dance Tune (cut time). G Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody first appears in print in Johnson's Choice Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 5 (London, 1750), and in the periodical London Magazine, or Gentleman's Monthly Intelligencer (p. 182, 1750). It also appears in Walsh's Compleat Country Dancing Master, vol. the Fifth (London, 1754).

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Printed sources : - Barnes (English Country Dance Tunes, vol. 2), 2005; p. 48.

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