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X:199 T:Irish Vauxhall M:2/4 L:1/8 B:Thompson's Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 2 (London, 1765) Z:Transcribed and edited by Fynn Titford-Mock, 2007 Z:abc's:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D d2 (f/e/)(d/c/)|d A2 d|efga|f d2 e| fgab|efga|d(e/f/) gf|1 {f}e4:|2 {f}e2 d/e/f/g/|| |:a2 (b/a/)(g/f/)|g e2 f|g2 a/g/f/e/|f d2 g| (f/g/a) (e/f/g)|(f/g/a) (e/f/g)|fd Ac|1 defg:|2 d4||



IRISH VAUXHALL, THE. English, Country Dance Tune (2/4 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BB'. The melody was first printed by London publishers John Johnson, in his Choice Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 5 (1750) and David Rutherford in his Choice Collection of Sixty of the Most Celebrated Country Dances (1750). Rutherford included the tune in his Compleat Collection of 200 Country Dances, vol. 2 (London, 1760), followed by Charles and Samuel Thompson in their 1765 country dance volume. A version was penned by London musician Thomas Hammersley into his 1790 music manuscript copybook, and another included in the c. 1850 music manuscript collection of Manchester, England, musician John Roose.


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Printed sources : - John Johnson (A Choice Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances vol. 5), London, 1750; No. 61. Thompson (Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 2), 1765; No. 199.

Recorded sources : - Rogue Records FMSL2015, The Cock and Bull Band - "Concrete Routes, Sacred Cows" (1989).




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