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X: 1 T:Trip to Chester. JJo.118 B:J.Johnson Choice Collection Vol 4, 1748 Z:vmp.Steve Mansfield 2014 www.village-music-project.org.uk M:9/8 L:1/8 Q:3/8=90 K:G g2d (B/c/d)B dBG | g2d (B/c/d)B AFD | g2d (B/c/d)B dBG | (B/c/d)B ADF G3 :| |: (g/a/b)g bge bge | (f/g/a)f afd afd | gfg eba gfe | (f/g/a)f eA^c d2B | cdc afc afc | BcB gdB gdB | gfe dec BAG | (B/c/d)B ADF G3 :|



TRIP TO CHESTER, A. English, Country Dance Tune (9/8 time). England, Northumberland. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. “A Trip to Chester” was first printed in London by music publisher John Johnson in his Choice Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances vol. 4 (1748, No. 118, p. 59).


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - William Vickers 1770 music manuscript collection (Northumberland) [Seattle, Knowles].

Printed sources : - Knowles (A Northern Lass), 1995; p. 8. Seattle (Great Northern Tune Book/William Vickers), 1987, Part 3; No. 499.






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