Hot Bath (The)

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HOT BATH, THE. English, Country Dance Tune or Jig (6/8 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody and country dance directions also appear in Thomas Skillern's Skillern's Compleat Collection of Two Hundred & Four Reels...Country Dances (1780).

Bathing in the hot springs at Bath. Men and women bathed fully clothed in special costumes

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Straight and Skillern (Two Hundred and Four Favourite Country Dances, vol. 1), c. 1775; No. 79, p. 40.

Recorded sources:

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