Trip to Lincoln
X:1 T:Trip to Lincoln M:6/8 L:1/8 B:Thompson’s Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 2 (London, 1765) Z:Transcribed and edited by Fynn Titford-Mock, 2006-9 Z:abc’s:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G G2B dBG|dBG dBG|F2A cAF|cAF cAF| G2B dBG|gfe dBG|AcB AGF|G3 [G,3G3]:| |:d2d d2e|=fed cBA|c2c c2d|edc BAG| gdB gdB|gdB gdB|AcB AGF|G3 [G,3G3]:||
TRIP TO LINCOLN. English, Jig (6/8 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody (with directions for a country dance) was first printed by London publisher Charles and Samuel Thompson in their 1765 country dance compendium of annual dance collections. It also appears in the 1786 music manuscript book of American flute player Henry Beck.