Annotation:Just as I Was in the Morning

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X: 1 T:Just as I was in the Morning. Ru1.167 B:Rutherford's Country Dances Vol 1, 1756 Z:village music project, Steve Mansfield July 2015 M:6/8 L:1/8 W:The 1st Cu. casts of[f] one Cu. .| cast up again :| W:cross over and turn .|. the 2d Cu. does the W:same :||: the 1st Man Leads his Partner off and W:Leaves her in the 2d Mans Place .||. then turns W:the 2d Wo. :| then Leads her thro the Mens W:side and turn her .| then the 1st Cu. half W:figures Round the 2d Cu. and turns :| Q:3/8=90 F: K:D |:f/e/ | d2D (F/G/A)F | EFE cBc | d2D (F/G/A)F | A3 d2 :| |: f/e/ | dfa afd | cea ecA | ded fdg | f3 a3 | afa geg | fdf ece | d2D F/G/AF | A3 d2 :|]

JUST AS I WAS IN THE MORNING. AKA - "Just as She Was in the Morning." AKA and see "Buff Coat Hath No Fellow (The)," "Moll Ross," "Retreat (2) (The)," "She wants a Fellow." Scottish, English; Jig (6/8 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. John Glen (1891) finds the earliest appearance of the tune in print in Robert Bremner's 1757 collection. However, it was printed a year earlier in both David Rutherford's Compleat Collection of 200 of the Most Celebrated Country Country Dances (London, 1756) and John Johnson's Two Hundred Favourite Country Dances, vol. 7 (London, 1756). It was included by Cheapside, London, musician Walter Rainstorp in his music manuscript collection begun in 1747. See also Northumbrian musician William Vickers' version as "Just as She Was in the Morning."

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Printed sources : - Aird (Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. II), 1785; No. 58, p. 21. Bremner (Scots Reels), 1757; p. 64. Oswald (Caledonian Pocket Companion, Book 11), 1760; p. 114.

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