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X:1 % T:Rosette, La M:6/8 L:1/8 S:Daubat – Cent Contredanses en Rond (1757), No. 57 Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D AFD BGE | ecA {e}d3 | AFD BGE | CDE A,3 | AFD BGE | ecA {e}d3 | AFD GEC | FDC D3 :| |: (fdf) {b}(aga) | (ece) {b}(aga) | (fdf) {b}(aga) | cde A3 | (fdf) {b}(aga) | (ece) {b}(aga) | (fdf) {b}(aga) | aec A3 | (AFA) (GEG) | FDC D3 :|

ROSETTE, LA. French, Country Dance (6/8 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. From the contradance book (tunes with dance instructions) of Robert Daubat (who styled himself Robert d’Aubat de Saint-Flour), born in Saint-Flour, Cantal, France, in 1714, dying in Gent, Belgium, in 1782. According to Belgian fiddler Luc De Cat, at the time of the publication of his collection (1757) Daubat was a dancing master in Gent and taught at several schools and theaters. He also was the leader of a choir and was a violin player in a theater. Mr. De Cat identifies a list of subscribers of the original publication, numbering 132 individuals, of the higher level of society and the nobility, but also including musicians and dance-masters (including the ballet-master from the Italian opera in London). Many of the tunes are written with parts for various instruments, and include a numbered bass.

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Printed sources : - Daubat (Cent Contredanses en Rond), 1757; No. 57.

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