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KNEBSWORTH PLACE. English, Jig. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody (as "Knebworth Place") fist appears in John Johnson's Choice Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 5 (London, 1750). Knebworth Place (note correct spelling) is an old and stately manor in Hertfordshire, and was the seat of Lord Lytton. In modern times its grounds have been the venue for a number of rock concerts, attended by tens of thousands.

Knebworth House



Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Thompson (Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 1), 1757; No. 168.

Recorded sources:




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