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X:1 T:Nymph Divine M:C| L:1/8 R:Country Dance B:Young - Second Volume of the Dancing Master, 1st edition (1710, p. 137) K:C G|cccc d3d|e(d/e/) (f/e/)(d/c/) d3d|e(d/e/) (f/e/)(d/c/) d3d| eded edef|g(c/d/) ^B>c c3d|eded edef|g(c/d/) B>c c3:|| e|BBc(B/A/) ^G3e|BBc(B/A/) ^G3A|BBBc d2 cB|c(B/A/) ^G>A| fefe f3e/d/|^cdc>d e3e|fefe f3g|^c(d/e/) ^c>d d3||

NYMPH DIVINE. English, Country Dance Tune (cut time). C Major ('A' major) & A Minor/D Minor ('B' part). Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. The melody and dance instructions ("Longways for as many as will") first appear in London publisher John Young's Second Volume of the Dancing Master [1], 1st edition, 1710 (p. 137). It was retained in all four editions of the publication, ending with the fourth and last edition of 1728. It was also printed by rival London music publisher John Walsh in his Second Book of the Compleat Country Dancing-Master, editions of 1719 and 1754, and in his New Country Dancing Master, 2d Book (1710).

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - https://tunearch.org/wiki/TTA

Printed sources : - Barnes (English Country Dance Tunes), 1986.

Recorded sources: -

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