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X:1 T:Mr. Rickets M:2/4 L:1/8 B:Neil Stewart – Circus Tunes No. 3 (c. 1791, p. 2) N:Stewart published 8 small volumes of tunes played N:at the Edinburgh Royal Circus in the 1790’s. See also N:John Watlen’s circus collection. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:F (F/G/)|A>c B/A/G/F/|A>cd>f| c>d c/A/G/F/|AGG (F/G/)| A>c B/A/G/F/|A>cd>f|c>d c/B/A/G/|AFF:| c|{g}(f/e/f/)g/ (f/e/d/c/)|d/e/f/d/ c2|A/c/d/c/ B/A/G/F/|AGGz| {g}f/e/f/g/ f/e/d/c/|d/c/d/e/ fd|c>d c/B/A/G/|AFF:|] 3436 5531



MR. RICKETS. AKA and see "Miss Forbes’ Farewell," "Miss Forbes’ Farewell to Banff." Scottish, Country Dance Tune (2/4). F Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune was associated with the performances of John Bill Rickets, a star equestrian performer at Edinburgh's Royal Circus during the 1791-1792 seasons.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Neil Stewart (A Selection of Favorite Airs as Performed at the Royal Circus Edinburgh and Sadlers Wells London No. 3), 1791; p. 2.

Recorded sources: -



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