Trip to the Bell (A)

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X: 1 T:Trip to the Bell. PFD2.036, 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 W:Each strain to be play'd twice over. W:The 1st two man lead through the 1st two Wo, and cast off into their places, and turn .| W:Then their Wo do the same :| W:Then change places all four, and hands half round, cast off and turn .| W:Then lead through the 3d Cu, and right and left quite round :| Q:1/4=100 K:Bb "^Exactly as written"fb- ba gf- fd|gf g/a/g/a/ bB- Bf|\ f"^shown as sharp"=e- ed dc-cB/A/|GA "sic"G3F F2:| |:Bf- fe dB- Bd|ec- cd BG- Gg|fed3c c2|f/g/f dB g/a/g ec| a/b/a fd bb a/b/a|g/a/g f/g/f g/a/g/a/ bg/a/|bB/c/ d/e/f B4:|



TRIP TO THE BELL, A. English, Country Dance Tune ( B Flat Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. "Trip to the Bell", melody with directions for a country dance ("Longway for as many as will"), was first printed in London music publisher John Young's Second Volume of the Dancing Master, and appeared in all four editions of the work, from 1710 to 1728. It was also published by rival London music publisher John Walsh in hisSecond Book of the Compleat Country Dancing-Master, editions of 1719 and 1754.


Additional notes



Printed sources : - John Young (The Second Volume of the Dancing Master 1st edition), London, 1710; p. 36.






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