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X:50 T:New wild Morris A:England;London M:12/8 L:1/8 Q:3/8=100 S:J.Walsh,Third Book of the most celebrated jiggs,etc 1731 Z:Pete Stewart, 2004 <> with vmp revisions K:D d|def Bcd cde ABc|dcB AGF Edcd2D| def Bcd cde ABc|dcB EA^G A3A2|| a|agf fed gfe edc|fed dcB cde ^A2f|gfe dcB(B3B2)c| dDd dcB efe edc|fFf fed cde Aag|fed Adc (d3d2)|]

NEW WILD MORRIS. English, Jig (12/8 time). England, North-West. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (Walsh): AAB (Offord): AABB. The melody appears in Walsh's third collection of Lancashire tunes (The Third Book of the Most Celebrated Jiggs, Lancashire Hornpipes, Scotch and Highland Lilts, Northern Frisks, Morris's and Cheshire Rounds, with Hornpipes the Bagpipe Manner) published around the year 1730 (22v-3). There are two other melodies in the Walsh volume with 'morris' in their title, "Carpenter's Morris" and "Running Morris (The)." He also printed "Welsh Morris (The)" in his third volume of country dances (1735, p. 103).

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Printed sources : - Knowles (Northern Frisk), 1988; No. 7. Offord (John of the Green: Ye Cheshire Way), 1985; p. 96.

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