Lads and Lasses (1)

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X:1 T:Lads and Lasses [1] M:3/2 L:1/8 R:Triple Hornpipe B:John Young - Third Volume of the Dancing Master (1726) K:G G4 GA B2A2G2|B2d4g2e4|d2 ed c2 dc B2 cB|B2D2 GA B2A2G2:|| A4 FG A2d2A2|FG A2A2d2B4|g2ag f2e2 ^cd f2|B2b2 a2 g2f2e2| g4 Bc d2 de d2|e4 EF G2F2 ED|G4 A4 B2 dc|B2e2 AB c2B2G2||



LADS AND LASSES [1]. English, Triple Hornpipe (3/2 time). England, North-West. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. The melody was printed by John Young in his Third Volume of the Dancing Master (London, 1726, p. 78), and by Walsh & Hare in The New Country Dancing Master, Third Book (London, 1728, p. 58). An air in Robert Drury's Rival Milliners (1737) is set to "Lads and Lasses", and may be this triple hornpipe. It begins "Take me, try me, For sincerely..."


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Printed sources : - Knowles (Northern Frisk), 1988; No. 48. Offord (John of the Green: Ye Cheshire Way), 1985; p. 25.






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