Jockey Went to the Wood

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JOCKEY WENT TO THE WOOD. English, Scottish, Air (3/4 time). D Major (Leyden). Standard tuning (fiddle). One part. The melody was composed in the Scottish style by London composer William Gregory and can be found in the Skene Collection (1615), the Leyden Manuscript (for the lyra-viol, very early 18th century), and two of the Playford publications (Choice Ayres & Songs, 1676, and Musick's Recreation on the Viol, Lyra-way, 1682). "Said to be similar to a Welsh tune quoted by Edward Jones, called 'Reged' (sic)" [Williamson].

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Recorded sources : - Flying Fish 358, Robin Williamson - "Legacy of the Scottish Harpers."

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