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X:1 T:Happy Pair [2], The M:6/8 L:1/8 B:Thompson's Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 2 (London, 1765) Z:Transcribed and edited by Fynn Titford-Mock, 2007 Z:abc's:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D d2d d2a|afd ecA|B2B B2d|cec d3| d2d d2a|afd ecA|Bcd ef^g|ab^g a3:| |:e2f ecd|e2f ecd|Adc Bcd|egf e3| fdf edc|dcd AGF|GFG Egf|edc d3:||

HAPPY PAIR [2], THE. English, Jig (6/8 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody, originally printed by London publisher Charles and Samuel Thompson in their 1765 country dance collection, also appears in the 1786 music manuscript copybook of American flute player Henry Beck.

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Printed sources : - Thompson (Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 2), 1765; No. 154.

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