Quarter Browles (The)

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X: 1 T: Quarter Brawle O: England S: printed MS of unknown origin M: C L: 1/8 F: http://trillian.mit.edu/~jc/music/abc/England/tune/QuarterBrawle_A.abc K: A "A"\ |: c2 cB AG AB | c2 ed c2 B2 | c2 cB AG AB | c2 ed B4 :| "B"\ |: cd ef ed cB || c2 A2 A2 c2 | d2 c2 B4 :| "C"\ |: cd e2 cd e2 | cd ef d2 c2 | f3 e d2 c2 | f3 e d2 c2 | cd ec dc BA | GA BG A2 ed | c2 BA B2 ed | c2 B2 A2 ed |c2 BA B2 ed | c2 B2 A2 :|

QUARTER BROWLES, THE. AKA - "Quarter Brawle," "Branle Quatre Branles," "Vier Branslen (Die)." English, "Pan European;" Country Dance Tune (4/4 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCC. This dance tune dates from the mid 16th century and appears to have originated on the Continent. It was published in Tielman Susato's Dancerye of 1551 (Susato was a sackbutt player in the Antwerp City Band), but Merryweather (1989) states it was popular in England as early as 1565.

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Barber (Nick Barber's English Choice), 2002; No. 2, p. 5. Merryweather (Merryweather’s Tunes for the English Bagpipe), 1989; p. 21.

Recorded sources : - DMPCD0203, Nick & Mary Barber, Huw Jones - "Bonnie Kate."

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