Out and in upon Occasion

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X:1 T:Out and in upon Occasion M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Country Dance Tune B:Hinton – Universal Magazine of Knowledge and Pleasure (1759, p. 265) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G G2D B2G|d2B g3|ded dcB|ABc BAG| G2D B2G|d2B g3|fag fed|Ad^c d3:| |:d2B d2B|c2A c2A|Bcd dcB|AGA A2D| G2D B2G|d2B (g3|g)fe d2c|BcA G3:|]



OUT AND IN UPON OCCASION. English, Jig. England, Northumberland. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. "Out and In Upon Occasion" was first published in R. Hinton's periodical The Universal Magazine of Knowledge and Pleasure (London, 1759, described as "A new Country Dance"). The melody also appears in the 1770 music manuscript copybook of Northumbrian musician William Vickers, about whom little is known. In America, it was included by Lancaster County, Pa., flute player John Hoff (1776-1818) in his music copybook.

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Printed sources : - Seattle (Great Northern/William Vickers), 1987, Part 3; No. 452. Thompson (Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 2), 1765; No. 35.

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