Princess Royal (2)

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PRINCESS ROYAL [2]. English, Morris Dance Tune (4/4 time). E Minor (Mallinson): G Minor (Bacon): G Dorian (Bacon–Ducklington, Longborough). Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (Bacon–Stanton Harcourt): ABCBCB (Mallinson, Bacon–Longborough, Bledington, Bampton): AAABAAABCCCB (Bacon–Ducklington). A version of "Princess Royal (1) (The)" employed as an accompaniment to morris dancers from the villages of Bampton (Oxfordshire), Bledington (Gloucestershire), Ducklington (Oxfordshire), Longborough (Gloucestershire) and Stanton Harcourt (Oxfordshire) in England's Cotswolds.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Bacon (A Handbook of Morris Dances), 1974; pp. 51, 89, 133, 260, 263, 296. Mallinson (Mally’s Cotswold Morris Book, vol. 2), 1988; No. 13, p. 8.

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