Annotation:She's Fair and Fause

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X:1 T:She’s Fair and Fause L:1/8 M:6/8 S:Gow – 3rd Repository (1806) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Emin G/A/|B>cB {B}A2G|~F>GE {E}^D2B,|E>FG (A<F)^D|(E3 E2) G/A/| B>cB {B}A2G|~F>GE ^D2B,|~E>FG A<F^D|(E3E2):| |:G/A/|B2g (gf)e|(dB)e d2B|G>AG (dc)B|A>BG {G}F2D| G>FG A>GA|B2E {E}^D2B,|E>FG (A<F)^D|(E3E2):|]

SHE'S FAIR AND FAUSE. AKA - "She's Fair and Fancy," "She's as False as She's Fair." AKA and see "Beauties of the Ballroom." Scottish, Slow Jig (6/8 time). E Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody appears in O’Neill’s Music of Ireland (No. 513) as “She's as False as She's Fair.” J. Scott Skinner used the tune for his "Ettrick Vale Quadrille, No. 3" (see note for "annotation:Beauties of the Ballroom").

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Carlin (Gow Collection), 1986; No. 373 (appears as “She's Fair and Fancy”). Edinburgh Repository of Music, vol. 2, 1825; p. 2. Gow (Complete Repository, Part 3), 1806; p. 9.

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