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X:1 T:Ladies Choice [3], The M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig N:Under section of "Dances, 1786". B:Samuel, Ann & Peter Thompson - Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 5 (1788, p. 28) N:" As they are Perform'd at Court, Bath and all Publick Assemblys ." Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G BdB G2B|c2e A2c|BdB G2B|AFD G3:| |:dBd g2d|BAG AFD|dBd g2d|cBA G3:| |:DED E2c|F2d G2e|DED E2c|BcA G2:| |:gbg g2d|BAG AFD|gbg g2d|cBA G3:|]

LADIES CHOICE [3]. English, Country Dance Tune or Jig (6/8 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCCDD. The tune was entered in the mid-19th century music manuscript of William Winter (1774-1861), a shoemaker and violin player who lived in West Bagborough in Somerset, southwest England.

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Printed sources : - Samuel, Ann & Peter Thompson (Twenty-Four Country Dances for the Year 1786), 1786; p. 29. Samuel, Ann & Peter Thompson (Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 5), 1788; p. 29. Geoff Woolfe (William Winter’s Quantocks Tune Book), 2007; No. 56, p. 30 (ms. originally dated 1850).

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