Annotation:Jemmy Twinkle's Wish

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X:1 T:Jemmy Twinkles Wish M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig N:Under section of "Dances, 1786". B:Samuel, Ann & Peter Thompson - Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 5 (1788, No. 60, p. 30) N:" As they are Perform'd at Court, Bath and all Publick Assemblys ." N:The second strain may be played an octave lower. Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:A e3 cec|dfd BdB|c3 AcA|GBG EGE| e3 cec|dvd BdB|cec GBG|A3-A3:| |:c3-cec|dfd BdB|cec AcA|BdB GBG| c3-cec|dfd BdB|cec geg|a3 A3:|]

JEMMY TWINKLES WISH. English, Country Dance Tune (6/8 time). A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune was also entered in the mid-19th century music manuscript of William Winter (1774-1861), a shoemaker and violin player who lived in West Bagborough in Somerset.

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Printed sources : - Samuel, Ann & Peter Thompson (Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 5), 1788; No. 60, p. 30. Geoff Woolfe (William Winter’s Quantocks Tune Book), 2007; No. 49, p. 29 (ms. originally dated 1850).

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