Annotation:House that Jack Built (The)

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X:10 T:House that Jack Built. Roose.0656, The B:J.Roose MS, Manchester 1850 Z:Village Music Project 2019 Mike Hicken M:6/8 L:1/8 Q:3/8=100 K:D A|Afe d2c|Bcd A2A|Add dcd|cee e2A| Afe d2c|Bcd A2A|ced cBc|e3d2|| e|edc cBA|d2e f2a|agf gBe|(d3 c2) e| edc cBA|d2e f2a|agf gec|e3d2|| A|f2d dcd|g2e e2z|efe c2A|f3 d2A| f2d dcd|g2e e^de|efe c2A|f3d2|]

HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT, THE. English, American; Jig (6/8 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. The tune was entered into the mid-19th century music manuscript collections of Manchester, England, musician biography:John Roose and William Winter (1774-1861), a shoemaker and violin player who lived in West Bagborough in Somerset, southwest England.

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Howe (1000 Jigs and Reels), c. 1867; p. 72. Geoff Woolfe (William Winter’s Quantocks Tune Book), 2007; No. 42, p. 27 (ms. originally dated 1850).

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