Gang to the Kirk

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GANG TO THE KIRK. English, Country Dance Tune (9/4 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody also appears in John Walsh's The Compleat Country Dancing-Master, Volume the Third (London, 1749, p. 35). London musician Thomas Hammersley entered it into his 1790 music manuscript copybook under the title "Gang to Ye Coy."

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Wright (Wright's Compleat Collection of Celebrated Country Dances), 1740; p. 82.

Recorded sources:

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