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X:1 T:Mars and Venus M:C| L:1/8 R:Country Dance Tune B:Young - Third Volume of the Dancing Master, 3rd Ed. (London, 1726, p. 31) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Edor e4e4|e6g2|f2 e^d e2f2|B6f2|g2 fe d3c| B3A GABc|d2G2A2F2|G8:||d4d4|dgfe dcBA| GABc d2g2|f6f2|gg ff ee dd |^cc BB ^A2F2| B^cde f2F2|B6 g2|f2 ag fe^de|^d6 e2|f2 B2 BAGF| G2E2 z2 B2|ee ^dd e2B2|gg ff g2^d2|efef f3e|e8||

MARS AND VENUS. English, Country Dance Tune (4/4 time). E Dorian/Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. This dance melody ("Longways for as many as will") appears in the Third Volume of the Dancing Master [1], 3rd edition (1726, p. 31), printed in London by John Young, heir to the Playford publishing concerns.

Venus and Mars, by Sandro Botticelli, c. 1483

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Printed sources : - Barnes (English Country Dance Tunes), 1986.

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