Trip to Bury (A)

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X:1 T:Trip to Bury, A M:C| L:1/8 R:Country Dance N:”From a Collection published about 1703.” B:Elias Howe – Musician’s Omnibus Nos. 6 & 7 (Boston, 1880-1882, p. 611) B: http://ks4.imslp.net/files/imglnks/usimg/c/c7/IMSLP601433-PMLP562790-ONeill_Rare_Medium_M40_M8_v6.7_text.pdf Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:F c|(AB)(cA) (dc)(AF)|G2C2C3c|(AB)(cA) f3c|A2F2 F3:| f/g/|agfe fcfg|agab g3f|efgc defA|BcdG E3C| FGAF BGcA|(d/e/f) (cA) G3A|B2 (B/c/d) c3B|A2F2 F3|



The Bury Hunt. 1840.
TRIP TO BURY, A. English, Country Dance Tune (4/4 or cut time). F Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB (Howe): AABB. "A Trip to Bury" was first printed by Henry Playford in the Dancing Master, 11th edition, section II, p. 18. The dance and tune were retained in the long-running Dancing Master series through the 18th and final edition of 1728, published at the time by John Young, heir to the Playford publishing concerns. "Trip to Bury" was also published by the Walshes (father and son) in their Compleat Country Dancing Master, editions of 1718, 1731 and 1754.


Bury is a large market town in Lancashire, now part of Greater Manchester.


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Printed sources : - Barlow (The Complete Country Dance Tunes from Playford's Dancing Master), 1985; No. 500, p. 113. Elias Howe (Musician’s Omnibus Nos. 6 & 7), Boston, 1880-1882; p. 611. Knowles (A Northern Lass), 1995; p. 4.






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