Gin a Body Meet a Body
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GIN A BODY MEET A BODY. AKA and see "Comin' Through the Rye," "If a Body Meet a Body." Scottish, English; "Very Slow" Strathspey and Air. England, Northumberland. B Flat Major (Gow): G Major (Peacock): D Major (Manson). Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB (Gow): AABB (Manson, Peacock).
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: Aird (Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 5), 1797; No. 4, p. 2. Carlin (The Gow Collection), 1986; No. 67. Gow (Complete Repository, Part 2), 1802; p. 4. Peacock (Peacock's Tunes), c. 1805; No. 16, p. 6. Manson (Hamilton’s Universal Tune Book, vol. 2), 1846; p. 44.