Annotation:Joyful Days is Coming

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X:1 T:Joyful Day is Coming M:9/8 L:1/8 S:William Vickers' 1770 music manuscript collection K:D d3 AcA eAB|e3 AcA BGB:| |:a2e f/g/a/g/ f/e/ aec|a2e f/g/ a/g/f/e/ gdB| a2e f/g/ a/g/f/e/ ecd|fde g2d BGB:|]

JOYFUL DAYS IS COMING. AKA and see "Durham Old Women." English, Jig (9/8 time). England, Northumberland. D Major (Vickers): G Major (Bruce & Stokoe). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The first strain is but a fragment. Matt Seattle notes the 2nd strain is perhaps related to "How She’ll Ne’er be Guided", or "Faraway Wedding (1) (The)." See also note for "Talk:Durham Old Women."

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - William Vickers' 1770 music manuscript collection [1] [Seattle].

Printed sources : Bruce & Stokoe (Northumbrian Minstrelsy), 1882; p. 47 (appears as "Durham Old Woman"). Seattle (Great Northern Tune Book/William Vickers), 1987, Part 3; No. 404.

Recorded sources: -

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