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X:1 % T:Shady Bow'rs, The M:C| L:1/8 R:Country Dance B:Wright's Compleat Collection of Celebrated Country Dances (London, 1740, p. 83) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D A2 |dede f2d2|edcB A2d2|G2 FG E2A2|F2 EF D2A2| d3(c2B2)|c2 ^G2A2d2|B4 B3A|A6:| |:A2|B2 AB G2B2|c2 Bc A2c2|d2 cd B2g2|e4 z2A2| B4 c4|dede f2 ed|A4 c4|d6:|]



SHADY BOWERS. Scottish, English; Country Dance Tune (cut time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody appears in London dancing master Daniel Wright's Wright's Compleat Collection of Celebrated Country Dances (London, 1740, p. 83), and Scottish musician and dancing master David Young's MacFarlane Manuscript (c. 1740, No. 31), "Written for the use of Walter Mcfarlan of that ilk)."

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See a standard notation transcription of the melody from David Young's MacFarlane Manuscript (c. 1740) [1]



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