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X:1 T:Quiver, The; or, Cupid’s Prophecy M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Country Dance Tune B:Richard Baldwin - London Magazine; or, Gentleman's Monthly Intelligencer B:(August, 1763, p. 443) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D f2 (3efg|f2 (3efg|f2Ted|ceAG|F2 EF |Adfa|gfed|deTe2:| |:A2ce|gefd|ceAG|FAdf|Aceg|fadf|egAc|dD D2:|

QUIVER, THE. AKA – “Cupid’s Prophecy.” English, Country Dance Tune (2/4 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody was first published in the London periodicals of John Hinton (Universal Magazine of Knowledge and Pleasure, 1759) and Richard Baldwin (London Magazine, or Gentleman’s Monthly Intelligencer, August, 1763, p. 443) under the title “Cupid’s Prophecy,” with the alternate title “The Quiver.” The titles were reversed by the Thompsons.

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Thompson (Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 2), 1765; No. 45.

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