Graney's Delight

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X: 1 T: Graneys Delight P: Longways for as many as will %R: march, reel B: "The Dancing-Master: Containing Directions and Tunes for Dancing" printed by W. Pearson for John Walsh, London ca. 1709 S: 7: DMDfD http://digital.nls.uk/special-collections-of-printed-music/pageturner.cfm?id=89751228 p.323 Z: 2013 John Chambers <jc:trillian.mit.edu> M: C| L: 1/8 F:http://www.john-chambers.us/~jc/music/book/JohnWalsh/Graneys_Delight.abc K: F % - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - cB |\ A2F2 A2A2 | B2G2 g2d2 | e2c2 efge | f2 F4 |]| GF |\ E2G2 c2G2 | A2G2 c2G2 | e2d2 g2d2 | e2 c4 BA | B2f2 c2f2 | A2f2 G2f2 | c2f2 efge | a2 f4 |] % - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - %%begintext align %% The two men makes two hops of their own sides, the two we does the same at the same time .| %% Then all four turn single, and back to back to your Partners, and all four turn single :| Then 1. cu. %% cross over and leads the 2. cu. to the wall .| Then Right and Left quite round :| And so forward to %% the end. %% [DMDfD] %%endtext %%sep 1 8 500



GRANEY'S DELIGHT. English, Country Dance Tune (cut time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. "Graney's Delight" was first printed with directions for a country dance in Henry Playford's Dancing Master, supplement to the 11th edition (1702, p. 11). It was retained in the series of Dancing Master editions through the 14th edition of 1709, after which it was dropped.


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Printed sources : - Barlow (Complete Country Dance Tunes from Playford's Dancing Master), 1985; No. 485, p. 110. Elias Howe (Musician’s Omnibus Nos. 6 & 7), Boston, 1880-1882, p. 612.






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