Princess Augusta's Tamborine

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PRINCESS AUGUSTA’S TAMBORINE. English, Country Dance Tune (2/4 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune and dance instructions (set dance for 3 couples longways) were first printed in London publisher John Hinton's periodical The Universal Magazine of Knowledge and Pleasure (No. 1, 1755, p. 127), and in Benjamin Martin's The General Magazine of Arts and Sciences (London, 1755) followed by printings in the country dance anthologies Thompson's Compleat Collection of 200 Country Favourite Country Dances, vol. 1 (1757) and John Johnson's Two Hundred Favourite Country Dances, vol. 8 (1758).

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Thompson (Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 1), 1757; No. 117.

Recorded sources:




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