Annotation:Irish Whim (2) (The)

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IRISH WHIM [2], THE. English, Country Dance Tune (2/4 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. There were several tunes named the "Irish Whim," a generic title along the lines of "Irish Lilt" or "Irish Fancy." This particular melody is unique to London publishers Charles and Samuel Thompson's 1757 country dance collection.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Thompson (Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 1), 1757; No. 58.

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