Annotation:Jovial Tars (The)

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X:1 T:Jovial Tars, The M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig and Country Dance B:John Hinton - Universal Magazine of Knowledge and Pleasure (January, 1756, p. 25) B: Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:F f2c fed|cdB {B}A2G|FAd cAF|GAB AGF| fag fed|cdB {B}A2G|FAd cAF|GCE F3:| |:f2c fga|gaf {f}e2d|cfa gec|dG=B c2 d/e/| f2c fed|cGB {B}A2G|F2d cAF|GCE F3:|]

JOVIAL TARS, THE. English, Jig and Country Dance Tune (6/8 time). F Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody with directions for a country dance was printed in John Hinton's periodicalUniversal Magazine of Knowledge and Pleasure (Jan., 1756, p. 25), and, in August of the same year, in Richard Baldwin's rival The London Magazine; or, Gentleman's Monthly Intelligencer (p. 397).

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