Repley's Delight

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X: 1 T:Repley's Delight,or... . Ru1.191 B:Rutherford's Country Dances Vol 1, 1756 Z:village music project, Steve Mansfield July 2015 T:Drunken Parson. Ru1.191, The M:6/8 L:1/8 W:The first Couple casts of[f] and turns .| W:Cast up again and turn :| Gallop Down W:and up again foot it and cast of[f] .|. W:right hand and Left quite round W:with the second Couple :| Q:3/8=90 K:G |:(G/A/)BB (A/B/)cc | (G/A/B)B c2e | BGG cAA | BGG G3 :| |: GBd g3 | ecc c3 | Ace a3 | fdd d3 | GBd g3 | ecc d2c | BGG cAA | BGG G3 :|]



REPLEY'S DELIGHT. AKA and see "Drunken Parson (The)," "Sheela O'Gara," "Shilanagary" (Vickers). English, Country Dance Tune and Jig (6/8 time). The melody is printed in David Rutherford's Compleat Collection of 200 of the Most Celebrated Country Country Dances, vol. 1 (1756, p. 96). A more sophisticated development of the tune is "Drunken Parson (The)."

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