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X:1 T:Irish Lottery, The M:C| L:1/8 R:Country Dance Tune B:Baldwin – London Magazine (January, 1753, p. 38) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D f|edcd e/d/c/B/ AB|AGFG A/G/F/E/ Df|edcd e2a2|g/f/e/d/ cB A2:| |:A|B/c/d-dc d/e/f-fe|f/a/g-gg e/d/c/B/ AA|(B/c/d) (c/d/e) (d/e/f) (e/f/g)| (f/g/a) Ac d3:|

IRISH LOTTERY [1]. English, Country Dance Tune (cut time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The "Irish Lottery" first appeared in two London periodicals in the year 1753; R. Baldwin's The London Magazine, or the Gentleman's Monthly Intelligencer, and Sylvannus Urban's The Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Chronicle (November, 1753, p. 533). Subsequently it was published in John Johnson's 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 7 (London, 1756) and Charles and Samuel Thompson's 1757 country dance collection.

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Printed sources : - Baldwin (The London Magazine), January, 1753; p. 38. Thompson (Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 1), 1757; No. 61.

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