Miss Nanny Frowns
X:1 % T:Miss Nanny Frowns M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Country Dance Tune B:John Hinton - The Universal Magazine of Knowledge and Pleasure (Jan., 1755, p. 31) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G G|GAG G2e|dBG AFD|GAG G2e|dBG A2:| |:A|GAB d2g|dBG AFD|GAB d2g|dBG A2g| bag agf|egc BAG|ABG FED|EAF G2:|]
MISS NANNY FROWNS. AKA and see "Miss Nancy Frowns." English, Country Dance Tune and Jig (6/8 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune with directions for a country dance dance was first printed in John Hinton's periodical The Universal Magazine of Knowledge and Pleasure (January, 1755, p. 31), and was subsequently picked up by Charles and Samuel Thompson and printed in their Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 1 (1757, p. 60), and John Johnson's Two Hundred Favourite Country Dances, vol. 8 (1758, p. 77). The tune has become a favorite in Scottish Country Dancing circles as "Miss Nancy Frowns."