Irish Lottery (1) (The)

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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. 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.

Additional notes

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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