Sir Charles's Rant

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X: 1 T:Sir Charles Rant. Ru2.047 M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Rant B:RUTHERFORD Complete Collection of 200 Country Dances Vol.2; 1759. Z:vmp. Peter Dunk 2015 Q:3/8=100 K:G G2G dBG|ecA dBG|G2G dBG|c3e3| G2G dBG|ecA dBG|(B/c/d)B (A/B/c)A|G3G3:| |:(e/f/g)e dBG|(e/f/g)e d3|(e/f/g)e dBG|B3d3| (e/f/g)e dBG|(B/c/d)B A2c|(B/c/d)B (A/B/c)A|G3G3:| W: W:Foot it & right hands across with the 2d Cu: .| foot it & left back again:| W:Gallop down one Cu: up again & cast off .|. hands round all 6 :|



SIR CHARLES'S RANT. English, Jig (6/8 time). England, Northumberland. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune appears in David Rutherford’s Rutherford's Compleat Collection of 200 country Dances, Vol. 2 (c. 1760, p. 24) and Northumbrian piper John Peacock's collection dated c. 1805.

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Printed sources : - Peacock (Peacock’s Tunes), c. 1805; No. 20, p. 7. Raven (English Country Dance Tunes), 1984; p. 117. David Rutherford (Rutherford's Compleat Collection of 200 country Dances, Vol. 2), c. 1760; p. 24.

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