School for Scandal (A)

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X: 1 T:School for Scandal. THO4.122, A O:England;London M:C 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:1/4=150 F: K:G GBGB GBGB|AGAB cBcA|BGBd gfed|edcB B2A2| GBGB GBGB|AGAB cBcA|BGBd gdBG|AGAB G4:| |:gfga gfed|e2e2e3 f|gfga gfed|cBAG GFED| gfga gfed|e2e2e3 f|gfga gdBG|AGAB G4:|]

SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL, A. AKA and see "New Fandango (The)." English, Country Dance Tune (6/8 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Johnson dates the tune from c. 1778 and prints instructions for a contra dance to the tune. School for Scandal [1] was the name of a famous play by Richard Sheridan, published in 1777, still occasionally performed.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - S. Johnson (Twenty Eight Country Dances as Done at the New Boston Fair, vol. 8), 1988; p. 8.

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