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QUICK AND MERRY. English, Country Dance Tune (6/8 time). England, Yorkshire. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune was also in the mid 19th century music manuscript collections of Lawrence Leadley (north Yorkshire) and A.J. Hughes (north Shropshire).

Source for notated version: an MS collection by fiddler Lawrence Leadley, 1827-1897 (Helperby, Yorkshire) [Merryweather & Seattle].

Printed sources: Cahusac (Twenty Four Country Dances for the Year 1785), 1785; p. 4. Merryweather & Seattle (The Fiddler of Helperby), 1994; No. 48, p. 41.

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