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X:1 T:Lass of Richmond Hill. JC.010 R:Air S:John Clare,Poet,Helpston. (1793-1864) N:Song text exists. See Deacon. O:England A:Northamptonshire Z:vmp.P. Headford M:2/4 L:1/8 Q:1/4=120 K:D A2|\ Addd|{e}dc/d/ eg|fdBe|(d2{ed} c)A|! Addd|{e}dc/d/ ed|cAB^G|A2zd|! cA Ac|cA Ac|cegf|f2{gf} ed| cA Ad|cA a d|cdec|d2zA|! Addf|f3e|ceeg|g3e| f>edc|dB A G|FAEc|d3|]

RICHMOND HILL [1]. AKA and see "Lass of Richmond Hill (The)." English, Morris Dance Tune (4/4 time). England, North-West. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). ABC. The famous widespread 18th century air, "Lass of Richmond Hill," is here used for a polka step in the North-West (England) morris dance tradition. See also the related first strain of "Sally Kelly (4)."

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Wade (Mally’s North West Morris Book), 1988; p. 32.

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