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X:1 T:Royal Wedding [2]. JJo2.136 M:C| L:1/4 Q:1/4=150 Z:vmp.Steve Mansfield 2014 B:J.Johnson Choice Collection Vol 2 after c1750 F: K:G GB BA/G/ | A/B/d c2 | B/c/d [ce]c/B/ | A/G/F/E/ D2 | A/c/d d c/B/ | c/d/e e/f/g | dc/B/ c/B/A/G/ | DF G2 :| |: gd dc/B/ | gd c2 | ec e/d/c/B/ | A/G/F/E/ D2 | G/A/B/G/ A/B/c/A/ | B/c/d/B/ c/d/e/d/ | cg AB | DF G2 :|

ROYAL WEDDING [2]. AKA and see "Happy Pair (1) (The)." English, Country Dance Tune (cut time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune was printed in the earlier publications as "The Happy Pair" with "Royal Wedding" as an alternate title. Later publications (e.g. Bremner) gave it as "Royal Wedding." The tune title may commemorate the wedding of William IV, Prince of Orange, with Anne, Princess Royal of England in the Chapel Royal of St James's Palace, London, March 25th 1734.

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Printed sources : - Robert Bremner (The Delightful Pocket Companion for the German Flute), 1763; p. 15. John Johnson (A Choice Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 2), 1742; No. 136, p. 68. John Walsh (The Third Book of the Compleat Country Dancing-Master), 1735; p. 78. Henry Waylet (Instructions for the Hautboy), 1745; p. 8.

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