None so Pretty (3)

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X:1 T:None so Pretty [3] M:2/4 L:1/8 B:Campbell – 9th Book of New and Favorite Country Dances & Strathspey B:Reels (1795, p. 22) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D A|(dc).d.A|BGAF|Ddfd|(ce).A.c| (dc).d.A|fafd|Bedc|d2 D:| f|edce|f(dd)f|e>dcB|cd/e/ Ad| edce|fddf|e>dcB|c(AA)B| dcdA|BGAF|Ddfd|ceAd| dcdA|GBAc|Bedc|d2 d||



NONE SO PRETTY [3]. AKA and see "Always Pretty," "Raymond and Agnes." English, Reel (cut or 2/4 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABA. The tune was entered into the c. 1800 music copybook of musician William Patton (perhaps from Philadelphia, Pa.). Preston printed the tune in London in 1798 as "Raymond and Agnes," having previoulsy published it two years earlier as "None so Pretty."


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Printed sources : - Campbell (9th Book of New and Favorite Country Dances & Strathspey Reels), 1795; p. 22. Elias Howe (Musician’s Omnibus Nos. 6 & 7), Boston, 1880-1882; p. 623. Preston (Preston's 24 Country Dances for the Year 1796), 1796. Wilson (The Pocket Preceptor for the Fife), c. 1805; p. 48. Wilson (Companion to the Ball Room), 1816; p. 90.






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