Annotation:Rosette Quick Step

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X: 1 T:Rosetta. THO4.130, The A:England; London O: M:6/8 L:1/8 Z:vmp. Peter Dunk 2010/11.from a transcription by Fynn Titford-Mock 2007 B:Thompson's Compleat Coll. of 200 Favourite Country Dances Vol.IV. 1773-80 Q:3/8=120 F: K:G D|G2 G GBd|G2 G G2 G|A2 A ABc|B2G G2 D| G2 G GBd|G2 G G2 G|AcB AGF|G2 G G2:| |:d|g2 g aga|b2 g g2 d|ded dcB|A2 D D2 d| g2 g aga|b2 g g2 e|dcB AGF|G2 G G2:|

ROSETTE, QUICK STEP. AKA - "The Rosatta." AKA and see "Rosetta (La)." English, March or Jig (6/8 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune was entered (as "The Rosatta") in the mid-19th century music manuscript of William Winter, a shoemaker and violin player who lived in West Bagborough in Somerset, southwest England.

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Printed sources : - Aird (Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. II), 1785; No. 35, p. 20. Longman & Broderip (Longman and Broderip's Compleat Collection of 200 Favorite Country Dances), London, 1781; p. 4. Neil Stewart (Select Collection of Scots, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, Jiggs & Marches, vol. 1), 1784; p. 4, No. 8 (as "La Rosetta"). Charles & Samuel Thompson (Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances vol. IV), London, 1780; p. 65. Geoff Woolfe (William Winter’s Quantocks Tune Book), 2007; No. 91, p. 40 (ms. originally dated 1850, appears as "The Rosatta").

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