Trip to the Ferry

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X: 1 T:Trip to the Ferry. 2voices Dix.45, A M:6/8 L:1/8 Q:1/4=110 B:Anon. MS dated 1811, from Dixon collection, Holton le Moor, Lincs. A:England;Lincolnshire;Holton le Moor Z:vmp.R.Greig 2012 <http://www.village-music-project.org.uk> F:http://www.cpartington.plus.com/Links/Dixon(Anon)/Dixon6(12-4-16).abc K:G [V:1]|:d|gdd TB2A|GDG TG2A|BGB BdB|cAA TA2d| [V:2]|:z|G,,2B,, G,2D,|G,2B,G,2D,|G,2B,G,2z|G,2B,D2B,,| [V:1][gG]dd TB2A|GDGTG2A|Bcd cBA|BGGD2:| [V:2]G,2B,D2D,|G,2B,G,2D,|G,2B,,A,,2C,|G,D,B,,G,,2:| [V:1]|:d|gdg Tg2a|bgb Ta3"dot added"|gag fed|fdd [d2B2]d| [V:2]|:z|G,2B,G,2D,|G,2B,[D3D,3]|G,2B,G,2D,|DA,F,D,2z| [V:1]gdd TB2A|GDG[G2D2]A|Bcd cBA|BGG [G2D2B,2]:| [V:2]G,2B,D2D,|G,2B,G,2D,|G,2B,,A,,2C,|G,D,B,,G,,2:|



TRIP TO THE FERRY. English, Quickstep or Jig (6/8 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune was entered by an anonymous musician into a music manuscript collection dated 1811[1].


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Printed sources : - Kennedy (Traditional Dance Music of Britain and Ireland: Jigs & Quicksteps, Trips & Humours), 1997; No. 188, p. 44.






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  1. The manuscript forms part of Dixon collection, Holton le Moor, Lincolnshire.