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X:1 T:Smart's Fancy M:2/4 L:1/8 N:Play AABA. 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:Eb (ed).e.B|(AG).F.E|(AG).F.E|(DC).B,.A,|(G,E).D.A|(Gc).B.E|(AG).F.E|F2 B,2| (ede).B|(AG).F.E|(AG).F.E|(DC).B,.A,|(G,E)(DA)|(Gc).B.E|G2 “tr”F2|E4:|| (EG).B.e|g2 fe|f2 ed|cB=AB|=AG^FG|cdef|gedc|{B}=A2 GF| (b=a).b.f|(ed).c.B|(ed).c.B|(=AG).F.E|(DB)(=Ae)|(dg).f.e|(dc).B.=A|B2 B,2||



SMART’S FANCY. English, Country Dance Tune (2/4 time). E Flat Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABA. Published in Charles and Samuel Thompson’s third country dance collection (London, 1773). It was entered, as were other tunes from the Thompson’s collection, in the 1788 commonplace book of Norwich, Conn., fiddlers John and William Pitt Turner.

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Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Thompson (Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 3), 1773; No. 17.

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