Annotation:Miller of Mansfield (The)

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X:1 T:Miller of Mansfield, The M:6/8 L:1/8 B:John Walsh – The Second Book of the Compleat Country Dancing-Master (3rd edition) B: (London, 1735, No. 21) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G D|G>AG B>AG|dBG A2D|G>AG B>AG DBG A2 F/G/| AFG AFG|AFG A2 d/^c/|d^cB AGF|GEA D2|| D|F>GA AFD|ABc B2B|edc BAG|AFB E2E|^GBE AcA| FDF G2 G/A/|BAG dBG|dBG D2 G/F/|GFE DcB|AGF G2:|]

MILLER OF MANSFIELD, THE. English, Air (6/8 time). England, Northumberland. F Major (Seattle): G Minor (Manson). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. A song by English Baroque composer Thomas Augustine Arne (1710-1778) for the play The King and the Miller of Mansfield by Robert Dodsley, staged at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, in January, 1737.

Thomas Arne

Additional notes
Source for notated version : - the 1770 music manuscript collection of William Vickers [1] (Northumberland) [Seattle].

Printed sources : - Manson (Hamilton's Universal Tune Book vol. 1), Glasgow, 1844, p. 132. Seattle (Great Northern/William Vickers), 1987, Part 2; No. 388, p. 106. Walsh (The Second Book of the Compleat Country Dancing-Master, 3rd edition), London, 1735; No. 21.

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