Lady Spellor (1)

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LADY SPELLOR [1]. AKA - "Lady Spillers." English, Country Dance Tune (6/4 & cut time). G Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCC. The melody was published by John Playford in his English Dancing Master [1] (1651). The first two parts are in 6/4 time, while the last is in cut time. "Lady Spellor" was retained in subsequent editions of the long-running series through the eighth edition of 1690, after which it was deleted.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Barlow (Complete Country Dance Tunes from Playford's Dancing Master), 1985; No. 52, p. 27.

Recorded sources:




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