Trip to Quebec (A)

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X:1 T:Trip to Quebec, A 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, 2007 Z:abc’s:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D dAG FED|B2B “tr”B3|ABc def|ged cBA|dAG FED|B2B B2g|fed ABc|d3 D3:| |:f2f fed|ce^g aec|dcB fed|cBA ^GFE|A2E cBA|B2f e2d|cBA B3|A3 A2A| dAF DFA|=cBA B2B|eB^G E^GB|dcB c2d|aec Ace|gfe “tr”f2 {ga}b|agf edc|d3 d3:||

TRIP TO QUEBEC, A. English, Jig (6/8 time). D Major. The city and province of Québec fell to the British in 1759 during the global conflict known as the French and Indian War in North America, and the Seven Years War in Europe. The melody is unique to London publishers Charles and Samuel Thompson’s 1765 country dance collection.

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Thompson (Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 2), 1765; No. 195.

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