Old Molly Oxford (1)

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X:1 T:Old Molly Oxford [1] M:4/4 L:1/8 K:D D/E/F/G/ AG|FEDA|D/E/F/G/ Ad|cdeA| d/c/d/e/ fd|ecdA|dA G/B/A/G/|FED2|] |:FAFA|FAAG/F/|GBGB|GBBA| d/c/d/e/ fd|ecdA|dA G/B/A/G/|FED2:| ||D E/F G/|A2G2|F2E2|D2A2|DE/FG/|A2d2| M:6/4 c2 d2 eA|\ M:4/4 d/c/d/e/ fd|ecdA|dA G/B/A/G/|FED2||



OLD MOLLY OXFORD [1]. AKA and see "Molly Oxford," "Old Mother Oxford." English, Morris Dance Tune (2/2 time). D Major (Bacon-Fieldtown): G Major (Bacon-Ilmington). Standard tuning (fiddle). ABB (x4), A (Bacon-Ilmington): A,AABBAABBAABBAA (Bacon-Field Town). Collected from the villages of Field Town (Cecil Sharp's name for the village of Leafield, Oxfordshire) and Ilmington, (Warwickshire), in England's Cotswolds.


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - Leafield fiddler Frank Butler [Sharp].

Printed sources : - Bacon (The Morris Ring), 1974; pp. 151 & 216.

Recorded sources : - Cottey Light Industries CLI-903, Dexter et al - "Over the Water" (1993). Topic TSCD 458, John Kirkpatrick - "Plain Capers: Morris Dance Tunes from the Cotswolds."




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