Harlequin Nabob

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HARLEQUIN NABOB. English, Country Dance Tune (cut time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Oriental Magic, or Harlequin Nabob was an Easter pantomime staged in 1785 at Sadler's Wells, London. The handbill advertised a safe route to the venue for patrons: "Patroles of horse and foot stationed from Sadler's Wells along the different roads from the hours of seven to eleven."

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Samuel, Ann & Peter Thompson (Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 5), 1788; p. 35.

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