Trip to Islington (1) (A)
X: 1 T:Trip to Islington . PFD2.069, A B:Playford's Dancing Master, Vol 2, 1713-28 Z:vmp.Chris Partington 2015 www.village-music-project.org.uk M:C| L:1/8 Q:1/2=90 W:Each strain is to be play'd twice over W:The 1st man cast off, and the wo go through the 2d Cu and cast up and cross over; W:the 1st man going the half figure at the same time being in the 2d Cu place .| W:The 1st Wo casts off going the half figure, the 1st man casts up and cross over W:which brings them both into the 3d Cu place :| W:Then they both cast up into the 2d Cu place, and setting, all 6 together, they Hey on both sides .| W:Then lead through at the top, and through at the bottom and cast up and turn :| K:G d2|g2g2 g2d2|e2dc B2d2|B2A2 G2B2|FGFE D2d2| g2g2 g2d2|e2dc c2A2|B2d2 d3^c|d6:| |:d2A2AB A2d2|B3A G2d2|e2f2 g2fe|^d3^c B2a2| b2(ag) f3e|e4 e2ef|g2g2 g2gf|e2e2 e2fg| a2a2 a2ag|f3e d2g2|d2cB A3G|G6:|
TRIP TO ISLINGTON , A. English, Country Dance Tune (cut time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. "A Trip to Islington" was first printed (with directions for a country dance) in all four editions of London music publisher John Young's Second Volume of the Dancing Master (1713-1728). It also appears in three editions of rival London music publisher John Walsh's Second Book of the Compleat Country Dancing-Master (1719, 1735, 1749).