Glory of the North (The)

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GLORY OF THE NORTH. English, Country Dance Tune (4/4 time). C Major (Chappell): F Major (Plain Brown). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The air appears in John Playford's Musick's Recreation on the Lyra-Viol (1652), Playford's Musick's Delight on the Cithren (1666), Elizabeth Rogers' Virginal Book, and Hawkins' Transcripts.

Source for notated version: a broadsheet ballad of c. 1700 [Doyle/Plain Brown].

Printed sources: Chappell (Popular Music of the Olden Time), vol. 1, 1859; p. 323. Doyle (Plain Brown Tune Book), 1997; p. 25.

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