Taylor's Measure

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X:1 T:Taylors Measure, The N:”A New Country Dance” M:C| L:1/8 R:Country Dance B:Richard Baldwin – The London Magazine (Oct., 1754, p. 471) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D D/D/D FA D/D/D FA|dAfd ec A/G/F/E/|D/D/D FA dAfd|afge d2D2:| |:d/d/d fa geAg|fdaf ecAc|d/d/d fa c/c/c/ eg|fdec d2 D2:|]



TAYLOR'S MEASURE, THE. English, Reel. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The title is a word play on the tailor's tape measure and the dances/tunes called 'measures'.


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - The large 1770 music manuscript collection of Northumbrian musician William Vickers [Seattle].

Printed sources : - Richard Baldwin (The London Magazine, or Monthly Gentleman's Intelligencer), 1754; p. 471. John Johnson (Two Hundred Favorite Country Dances vol. 7), c. 1756; p. 43. Seattle (Great Northern Tune Book/William Vickers), 1987, Part 2; No. 353.






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