Herring Buss (The)

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X:1 T:Herring Buss, The M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Country Dance Tune B:Hinton - Universal Magazine of Knowledge & Pleasure (November, 1750, p. 231) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:F C|FAd c2B|Acf e2d|ceb a2g|fge f2:| f|fga gfe|def {c}=BAG|c=Bc def|efd c2_B| AFc cBA|BGd dcB|Acf egb|abg f2||



HERRING BUSS, THE. English, Country Dance Tune and Jig (6/8 time). F Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The country dance tune was printed in London publisher John Hinton's long-running periodical The Universal Magazine of Knowledge and Pleasure (November, 1750, p. 231). A herring buss [1] (or, in Dutch, Haringbuis) was a type of seagoing fishing vessel, mostly used by Dutch and Flemish herring fishermen in the 15th through early 19th centuries.

Herring Buss, by Roeland Roghman
John Walsh printed an unrelated country dance and tune with the same title.


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