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X:1 % T:Salvilettina M:2/4 L:1/8 B:Thompson’s Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 3 (London, 1773) Z:Transcribed and edited by Fynn Titford-Mock, 2007 Z:abc’s:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G g2d2|BA G2|(G/A/B/c/) dc|B2 A2|g d2 B|B G2 c|BGAF|G2 G,2:| |:B d2 c/B/|A c2 B/A/|B g2 d|B2 G2|B d2 c/B/|A c2 B/A/|BGAF|G2 G,2:||



SALVILETTINA. English, Country Dane Tune (2/4 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody was published in Charles and Samuel Thompson’s Twenty Four Country Dances for the Year 1771 and their Compleat Collection, vol. 3 (London, 1773). It was among numerous other tunes from the Thompson’s 1773 collection that were entered into the 1788 music manuscript copybook of fiddler John and William Pitt Turner (Norwich, Conn.).

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Printed sources : - Thompson (Twenty Four Country Dances for the Year 1771), 1771; p. 91. Thompson (Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 3), 1773; No. 94.

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