Annotation:Old Woman Tossed Up (2)

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X: 1 T:Old Woman Tossed Up, Fieldtown M:6/8 L:1/8 A:Fieldtown P:A(AB3C)4 K:G P:A |:D|G2G GBd|efg dBG|AGA BAB|E2F G2:| P:B c|d2d Bcd|efg dBG|dcd Bcd|efg d3 | d2c Bcd|efg dBG|AGA BAB|E2F G2|| P:C D|G3 G3 |(2GB d3|\ (2ef g3|(2dB G3|AGA BAB|E2F G2||

OLD WOMAN TOSSED UP [2]. AKA and see "William and Nancy." English, Morris Dance Tune (6/8 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCC (Raven): AABBBCCCBBB, x4 (Bacon, Mallinson). Collected from the village of Fieldtown (Leafield), Oxfordshire, in England's Cotswolds. The tune is broadly similar to the well-known jig "St. Patrick's Day (in the Morning," with the first strain of "Old Woman Tossed Up [2]" showing the most correspondence.

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Printed sources : - Bacon (The Morris Ring), 1974; p. 159. Mallinson (Mally's Cotswold Morris Book), 1988; No. 42, p. 27. Raven (English Country Dance Tunes), 1984; p. 84.

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