Our Bride is No Maid (1)

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OUR BRIDE IS NO MAID [1]. English, Slip Jig. England, Northumberland. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody appears in the 1770 music manuscript book of Northumbrian musician William Vickers, who remains a mysterious figure. The second strain of the Irish slip jig "Grinder (The)" is cognate with the first strain of Vickers' "Our Bride is No Maid (1)."

Source for notated version: William Vickers' 1770 music manuscript collection [1] (Northumberland) [Seattle].

Printed sources: Seattle (Great Northern/William Vickers), 1987, Part 2; No. 205.

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