Trip to the Lawndry (A)

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X:1 T:Trip to the Lawndrey, A M:2/4 L:1/8 N:”Longways for as many as will.” B:John Walsh – Complete Country Dancing-Master, Volume the Fourth B: (London, 1740, No. 9) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:A (Ac)(Bd)|(ce)(Bd)|c(B/A/) GB|dB B2|(Ac)(Bd)|(ce)(Bd)|cB/A/ EA|cA A2:| |:ea a/g/f/e/|f/e/d/c/ d/c/B/A/|ea gf|ga/b/ e2| ea a/g/f/e/|f/e/d/c/ d/c/B/A/|c/e/c/A/ B/d/B/G/|cA A2:|]

TRIP TO THE LAUNDRY, A. English, Country Dance Tune (2/4 time). England, Northumberland. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune was published in several of the publications of London publisher John Walsh. It was also included in the 1770 music manuscript collections of Walter Rainstorp (London?, 1747) and Northumbrian musician William Vickers (1770, about whom, unfortunately, nothing is known).

Additional notes
Source for notated version : - Northumbrian musician William Vickers 1770 music manuscript [Seattle].

Printed sources : - Seattle (Great Northern Tune Book/William Vickers), 1987, Part 2; No. 303. Walsh (Complete Country Dancing-Master Volume the Fourth), London, 1740; No. 9. Walsh (Caledonian Country Dances), London, c. 1745; p. 20.

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