Jenny's Whim (1)

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X:1 T:Jenny’s Whim [1] M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Country Dance Tune B:John Walsh – Caledonian Country Dances vol. II (1737, No. 345, p. 85) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D d/e/|f2 ed/c/|dBAg|f2 ed|c e2 d/e/| f2 d/c/|dBAg|f2 ed|A d2:| |:D/E/|FA, TA,2|EA, TA,2|{G}F2 TED|C D2 D/E/| FA, TA,2|EA, TA,2|f2 ed|A d2:|]



JENNY'S WHIM [1]. English, Country Dance Tune (2/4 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Like all of the tunes from Thomas Davis's 1748 collection, the tune was reprinted by London publisher John Johnson in his Choice Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 5 (1750), where it is credited to Davis. It also can be found in John Walsh's Caledonian Country Dances.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Davis (Twenty Four Country Dances for the Year 1748), 1748; No. 20.

Recorded sources: - Fellside Recordings FECD276, Vic Gammon & Friends - "Early Scottish Ragtime" (2016).



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