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X: 1 T: The Rape P: Longways for as many as will %R: jig B: "The Compleat Country Dancing-Master" printed by John Walsh, London ca. 1740 S: 6: CCDM1 http://imslp.org/wiki/The_Compleat_Country_Dancing-Master_(Various) V.1 p.27 #58 Z: 2013 John Chambers <jc:trillian.mit.edu> N: Repeats added to satisfy the "Each Strain twice" instruction. M: 6/4 L: 1/4 K: F % - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - B |\ AcF G2B | AcE F2c | dfd cfc | BfB A2G | AcF G2B | AcE F2a | gfe dc=B | c2C C2 :| |: g |\ ecg a2f | eae f2a | bgb agf | ea^c d2f | cFc cef | cFc d2f | cBA Gee | f2F F2 :| % - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - %%center Each Strain twice. %%begintext align %% First Cu. clap Hands, cast off, and lead thro' the 3d Cu. %% cast up in the 2d Cu. Place, the 2d Cu. do the same, 1st %% Man change Places with the 2d Wo. the Wo. do the same, %% clap round 'till they come in their Places, then right %% and left, then Hand with the 2d and 3d Cu. 'till done. %%endtext



RAPE, THE. English, Country Dance and Jig (6/4 time). F Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. The melody and dance directions appear earliest in London publisher John Walsh's The Compleat Country Dancing-Master (1731), republished by Walsh in later volumes. It was also published by John Johnson in Wright's Compleat Collection of celebrated country Dances (1740), edited by London dancing master Daniel Wright.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - https://tunearch.org/wiki/TTA

Printed sources : - John Walsh (Complete Country Dancing-Master, Volume the Fourth), London, 1740; No. 58. Wright's Compleat Collection of celebrated country Dances, 1740; p. 15

Recorded sources: -



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