New Minuet for his Majesty's Birth-Day (A)

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X:1 T:New Minuet for his Majesty's Birth-Day, A M:3/4 L:1/8 B:Hinton - Universal Magazine of Knowledge and Pleasure (Nov. 1750, p. 229). Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D .d2 D2D2|TD4E2|.F2 (DFAd)|{A}G4F2|.B2 (GBeg)|{d}c2 BA d2| TF2 GFEF|D6:|a2A2A2|TA4 B2|.c2 (Ace)a|{e}d4 c2| .f2 (Bdfa)|{a}^g2 fe a2|Tc2 dcBc|A3 BcA|.d2D2D2|TD4E2| .F2 (DFAd)|{=c}B4A2|B2 (GBeg)|{d}c2 BA d2|.e2A2Tc2|d6!fine!:| K:Dmin .f4e2|(d2^c2)d2|.a4g2|{g}f4e2|{ga}.b5 a2|{d}^c4 d2| {ef}.g2 {g}Tf4|{f}e6:||:FDFGAB|c2c2c2|G^FGABc| d2d2d2|.bagfef|{d}^c4 d2|(3BAG {F}TE4|D6!D.C.!:|]



NEW MINUET FOR HIS MAJESTY'S BIRTH-DAY, A. English, Minuet (3/4 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCC. This minuet was printed by John Hinton in his periodical The Universal Magazine of Knowledge and Pleasure (Nov., 1750, p. 229). George II was King of England at the time of Hinton's publication, whose birthday was Oct. 30 by the old calendar, and Nov. 10th in the Gregorian calendar.


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