Invitation (The)

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INVASION, THE. AKA - "Invitation (The)." English, Reel. D Major. Standard tuning. AABB. The title appears as "The Invation," in Vickers' original MS [1]. The melody first appeared in London publisher Charles and Samuel Thompson's 1765 country dance collection as "The Invitation."

Source for notated version: the 1770 music manuscript collection of Northumbrian musician William Vickers [Seattle].

Printed sources: Seattle (Great Northern/William Vickers), 1987, Part 3; No. 509. Thompson (Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 2), 1765; No. 72.

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