Annotation:Mrs. Edwards of Woodend's Jig

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MRS. EDWARDS OF WOODEND'S JIG. AKA "Mrs. Eds of Woodend's Favourite." English, Scottish; Country Dance Tune (6/8 time). England, Yorkshire. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. The melody was published by Glasgow editor James Aird as "Mrs. Edwards of Woodend's Jig."

Source for notated version: an MS collection by fiddler Lawrence Leadley, 1827-1897 (Helperby, Yorkshire) [Merryweather & Seattle].

Printed sources: Aird (Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 4), 1796; No. 96, p. 38. Merryweather & Seattle (The Fiddler of Helperby), 1994; No. 61, p. 44 (as "Mrs. Eds of Wood End's Favourite").

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