Trip to Leeds (A)

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X:1 T:Trip to Leads [sic] M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel N:The ‘A’ part is as it appears in the ms., although it sounds garbled. S:William Vickers’ music manuscript collection (Northumberland, 1770) K:D D2 AB d/c/B/A/ cF|D2 FA cEEB|D2 Ac d/c/B/A/ BF|dfec d/d/d d2:| |:f/g/a fd f/g/a b2|f/g/a fd cecA|f/g/a fd f/g/a b2|fdAc d2D2:|

TRIP TO LEEDS. English, Reel (cut time). England, Northumberland. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody appears in William Vickers' large 1770 Northumbrian dance tune manuscript. Unfortunately, very little is known of Vickers.

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Printed sources : - Matt Seattle (Great Northern Tune Book), No. 182, p. 44.

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