Pretty Milliner (The)

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PRETTY MILLINER, THE. English, Country Dance Tune (2/4 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody also appears in the 1786 music manuscript copybook of American flute player Henry Beck. A different tune by this name appears in Bride’s Favourite Collection of 200 Select Country Dances (Longman, Lukey & Broderip, London, 1776). The first strain is similar to the first strains of "Milk Pot (The)" and "Miss Hussey's Reel."

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Thompson (Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 1), 1757; No. 40.

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