Milliner's Choice (The)

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X:1 T:Milliner's Choice, The M:C| L:1/8 B:Thompson's Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 1 (London, 1757) Z:Transcribed and edited by Fynn Titford-Mock, 2007 Z:abc's:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G c|(B/c/d)BG B(dd)g|(B/c/d)BG F(AA)c|(B/c/d)BG B(dd)g|fgdB G/G/GG:| |:g|fgdB fgdB|fgdB ddde|fefg afge|dgdB G/G/GG:||



MILLINER'S CHOICE, THE. AKA and see "Duane Delight." English, Country Dance Tune (cut time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody is unique to London publishers Charles and Samuel Thompson's 1757 country dance collection. The tune was published a few years earlier by Richard Baldwin in his periodical The London Magazine (June, 1754, p. 277) as "Duane Delight."


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Printed sources : - Thompson (Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 1), 1757; No. 62.






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