Annotation:Haul Away the Hawser (2)

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X:02 T:Haul Away the Hawser [2]. MBe.02 A:England;Cumbria;Towcett B:Matthew Betham MS, Towcett Cumbria, 1815 Z:VMP - Hugh Taylor, 2012 T:Torryburn Lasses,aka. MBe.02 T:Seymore's Reel,aka. MBe.02 T:Ladies Wattle,aka. MBe.02 T:Tadie's Wattle,aka. MBe.02 T:Comely Jane Downing,aka MBe.02 M:C L:1/8 Q:1/2=100 R: N:Quite different to the tune of the same name in Vickers MS N:Someone in a different hand has been copying out the name of the previous tune - The Russian Dance - as if N:practicing writing. N:NB-The A in the final bar of the B music may be dotted, but I think it's a blot. K:G D|G2 BG BddB|c2 ec eg g2|G2 BG Bddg|edcB A2 G:| g|g2 bg afed|edef gdBG|g2 bg afed|edef g2 a2| bagf gfed|edef gdBG|cBcd efge|dBgB "^NB"A2 G|]

HAUL AWAY THE HAWSER [2]. AKA and see "Comely Jane Downing," "Goroum (The)," "Larry Bourn," "Lord Summer's Reel," "Seymore's Reel," "Seymour's Fancy," "Squeeze Me Softly," "Tadie's/Tady's Wattle," "Torryburn/Torry Burn Lasses." English, Reel. England, Lake District. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. There is some slight resemblance between this version and Vickers' "Haul Away the Hawser (1)." Knowles identifies his tune as being from the Lake District, but it was printed in a country dance volume in London in 1793 as "Seymour's Fancy." See also the Irish version collected by George Petrie as "Goroum (The)" and O'Neill's "Comely Jane Downing," and English ship's fiddler William Litten's "Lord Summer's Reel."

Additional notes
Source for notated version : - Matthew Betham music manuscript collection (1815, Towcett, Cumbria) [Offord].

Printed sources : - Knowles (A Northern Lass), 1995; p. 16. John Offord (Bonny Cumberland), 2018; p. 12.

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