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X:1 T:Love for Ever [1] M:6/8 L:1/8 B:David Young – “A Collection of Scotch Airs with the latest Variations” (AKA - The B:McFarlane Manuscript (c. 1741, No. 246, p. 286) F: N:The Society of Antiquaries of Scotland K:Ador K:G G|DED G2A|BcB TA2G|edB TA2G|E3G3| DED G2A|BcB A2G|edB TA2G|e3 {ef}g3:| |:edB TA2G|c2d e2d|(e/f/g)B TA2G|E3G3| DED G2A|BcB TA2G|edB TA2G|G3 {GA}B3:|]

LOVE FOR EVER [1]. English, Country Dance Tune (6/8 time). England; Northumberland. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune also appears in the c. 1790 music copybook collection of London musician Thomas Hammersley. Matt Seattle notes in the FARNE scans of Vickers' ms. [1] that "Christmas Day in the Morning (4)" and "Irish Girl (4) (The)" are alternate titles. Vickers himself printed a different tune under the title "Christmas Day in the Mornin' (2)."

Additional notes
Source for notated version : - William Vickers 1770 music manuscript collection (Northumberland) [Seattle].

Printed sources : - Seattle (Great Northern Tune Book/William Vickers), 1987, Part 3; No. 496. David Young (A Collection of Scotch Airs with the latest Variations, AKA - The McFarlane Manuscript), c. 1741; No. 249, p. 286.

Recorded sources : - Gourd Music 110, Barry Phillips and Friends - "The World Turned Upside Down" (1992).

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