Jenny Beguil'd the Webster

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X:1 T:O mither dear, I gin to fear T:”To the Tune of Jenny beguil’d the Webster.” M:C L:1/8 R:Air B:William Thomson - Orpheus Caledonius, vol. II (1733, No. 37, p. 150) B: https://digital.nls.uk/special-collections-of-printed-music/archive/91482038 N:Thomson (c. 1695-1753) was a Scottish singer and folk song collector N:who lived in London for most of his adult career. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D d|d A A A A F A A |A B d e f2 e d |g B B d B A B d |A B d e f2 e d | d e f d e f g e |d e f d e2 d B|d e f d e f g e |f a A g f2 ed||



JENNY BEGUIL'D THE WEBSTER. AKA and see "Jenny Dang the Weaver (1)." Scottish, Air and Reel (whole time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. This is an early version of "Jenny Dang the Weaver (1)" printed in William Thompson's Orpheus Caledonius collection, vol. 2, of 1733, where it is listed as the indicated tune for the song "O Mither Dear, I Gin to Fear."


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Printed sources : - Alburger (Scottish Fiddlers and Their Music), 1983; Ex. 18, p. 39.William Thomson (Orpheus Caledonius, vol. II), 1733; No. 37, p. 150.






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