Jack's Delight (4)

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X:1 % T:Jack's Delight [4] M:C| L:1/8 R:Country Dance Tune B:John Walsh – Caledonian Country Dances vol. II (c. 1737, No. 268, p. 8) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G ga/b/ ag Tf2 ed|B2 AG E/E/E E2|ga/b/ ag Tf2 ed|B2 AG D/D/D D2:| |:B(dd)c/d/ ec Tc2|A(cc)B/c/ dB TB2|G(BB)A/B/ c(AA)B/c/|dBcA G/G/G G2:|]



JACK'S DELIGHT [4]. AKA and see "Mock Highland Man." English, Country Dance Tune (cut time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. In addition to the London publishers' printings listed below, the tune was entered into the c. 1747 music manuscript collection of Cheapside, London, musician Walter Rainstorp. The second strain is shared with the Thompson's "Jack's Delight (2)" although the first strains differ.

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Printed sources : - John Johnson (A Choice Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 4), 1748; p. 82. Edward Riley (Flute Melodies, vol. 3), New York, 1820; p. 45. David Rutherford (Compleat Collection of 200 of the Most Celebrated Country Dances), London, 1756; p. 41. John Walsh (Caledonian Country Dances vol. II), 1737; No. 268, p. 8. Thomas Wilson (A Companion to the Ball Room), 1816; p. 114.

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