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X:1 T:Muses, The M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig B:William Cahusac – The German Flute Preceptor (c. 1814, p. 21) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D (A/G/)|FAd FAd|BAB e2d|cBc ABc|d2e f2 (A/G/)| FAd FAd|BAB e2d|cBc ABc|d2f d2!fine!!fermata!|| a|gea fda|gea fda|efg fed|cea A2A| B2B ^d2d|e2e f2f|gfe dcB|ABc d2|| B|B^AB BAB|efg f2d|cde dcB|B^AB cAF| B^AB BAB|efg fed|ced cB^A|BFd B2!D.C.!||

MUSES, THE. AKA and see "Three Meet (2)," "Pleasures of the Town (2) (The)." English; Jig or March (6/8 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB (Howe/1843, Riley): ABC (Cahusac, Howe): AABBC (Kennedy). Most, or part, of this tune is shared with "Little Shoes," "Three Meet (2)," "Pleasures of the Town (2) (The)," and the German "Zweitritt."

Additional notes

Printed sources : - William Cahusac (The German Flute Preceptor), c. 1814; p. 21. Elias Howe (Second Part of the Musician’s Companion), 1843; p. 46. Howe (Diamond School for the Violin), 1861; p. 76. Howe (1000 Jigs and Reels), c. 1867; p. 72. Kennedy (Fiddler's Tune Book), vol. 2, 1954; p. 45. Edward Riley (Riley’s Flute Melodies vol. 3), New York, 1820; No. 72, p. 19.

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