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X: 14 % T:The Rising Sun M:6/4 L:1/4 S:Wright 1713 K:f f/g/ | a>gfgec | f>edcB/A/G/F/ | E/F/GGG2A | B/A/B/c/d/e/fdB | cAFGEC | D/E/FFF2 || G/F/ | E/F/GEcGB | AFfe/f/gG | E/F/GGG2A | BdBdBd | g>ag/f/ee/f/g | a2ff2 ||



RISING SUN [7]. English, Jig and Country Dance Tune (6/4 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. The tune was first published by dancing master Daniel Wright in his An Extraordinary Collection of Pleasant & Merry Humours (c. 1715, p. 7). It was subsequently published in London publisher John Walsh's The Third Book of the Compleat Country Dancing-Master (1735, p. 49, and edition of 1749).

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Doyle (Plain Brown Tune Book), 1997; p. 36.

Recorded sources: -

See also listing at:
Hear the tune played by the band Leveredge on youtube.com [1]/



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