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X:1 T:Pleasures of Salisbury, The M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Country Dance B:Samuel, Ann & Peter Thompson - Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 5 (1788, p. 32) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D D|FGA Bcd|efg fdA|BAB Acd|AGF E2D| FGA Bcd|efg fdA|BAB Agf|edc d2:| |:(c/d/)|ecA ecA|fdB fdB|Bcd AGF|GEE E2E| FED GFE|AGF BAG|Bgf edc|ddd d3:|]

PLEASURES OF SALISBURY, THE. English, Country Dance or Jig (6/8 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune was entered into Somerset fiddle player and shoemaker William Winter's (1774-1861) music manuscript collection (c. 1848-50).

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Samuel, Ann & Peter Thompson (Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 5), 1788; p. 32. Geoff Woolfe (William Winter's Quantocks Tune Book), 2007; No. 83, p. 38.

Recorded sources : - Outreach Music, Tom Hughes - "Merry Daze" (2011).

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