Goathland Square Eight (The)

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GOATHLAND SQUARE EIGHT, THE. English, Barn Dance Tune (4/4 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Goathland is a village in North Yorkshire Moor, northeast England, whose name was derived from the Scandinavian "Goda’s Land". Phillip Heath-Coleman [1] indicates the tune is one of a family of tunes used for dancing and perhaps as the vehicle for songs the includes "Careless Sally" (Lawrence Leadley/John Rook), "Shepton Mallet Hornpipe," and "Henry Sturch's Cuckoo's Nest." Resemblances are most notable in the second strain.

Other tunes are sometimes played for the dance figures Goathland Square Eight.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Kirkpatrick (John Kirkpatrick's English Choice), 2003; p. 7.

Recorded sources: -

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