Annotation:Now or Never (2)

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X:1 T:Now or never [2] M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Country Dance Tune B:John Walsh – Caledonian Country Dances vol. II (1737, No. 343, p. 83) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:C c2c BAG|ABc dBG|cdc BAG|AF^F G3:| |:c2c e2g|f2e d2c|c2c e2f|g2f g3|c2c e2g| f2e d2c|cac BgB|ABc dBG|cdc BAG|A2B c3:|

NOW OR NEVER [2]. English, Country Dance Tune or Jig (6/8 time). C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The second strain has ten measures, in the style of "Black Joke (1) (The)." "Now or Never [2]" was also entered into the music copybook of Welsh fiddler John Thomas, dated 1752.

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Printed sources : - John Johnson (A Choice Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 4), 1748; p. 4. John Walsh (Caledonian Country Dances vol. II), c. 1737; No. 343, p. 83.

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