Life We Love (The)
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LIFE WE LOVE, THE. English, Jig and Country Dance Tune. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody was first printed in London by James Oswald (1710-1769) in his Caledonian Pocket Companion, Book 4 (p. 27). In the index to the volume Oswald claims the tune as his.
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: Aird (Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 3), 1788; No. 457, p. 177. Oswald (Caledonian Pocket Companion), 1760; vol. 4, p. 27.