Annotation:Trip to Tunbridge

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X:1 T:Trip to Tunbridge M:C| L:1/8 R:Country Dance B:Preston's Twenty Four Country Dances for the Year 1793 (p. 95) B: Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G B|G/G/G B>A BGGB|A/A/A e>d eAAB|c3e d/c/B/A/ BG|A/A/A B>A GEE|| B|G/G/G g>f gddg|e/e/e a>g aee>g|gaef d/c/B/A/ BG|A/A/A B>A GE E||

TRIP TO TUNBRIDGE, THE. AKA and see "Green Grow the Rushes O." English, Country Dance Tune or March (cut or 4/4 time). E Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. This version of the the "Green Grow the Rushes O/Green Grow the Rashes" dates to c. 1793 when it was printed in London by Preston & Sons, music publishers. Tunbridge was a fashionable resort and spa throughout the 18th century (see note for "annotation:Tunbridge Beauties" for more).

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Barnes (English Country Dance Tunes), 1986. Johnson (Twenty Eight Country Dances as Done at the New Boston Fair, vol. 8), 1988; No. 9. Preston & Sons (Preston’s Twenty-Four Country Dances for the Year 1793), p. 95.

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