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X:1 T:Turk and no Turk M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Country Dance B:Samuel, Ann & Peter Thompson - Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 5 (1788, p. 35) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:A (c/d/)|efe eaf|ecA B2 (c/d/)|efe eaf|ecB A2:| |:(e/c/)|dBA GBd|ecB Aec|dBA GBd|cdB A2:|]

TURK AND NO TURK. English, Jig (6/8 time). England, Shropshire. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Turk and No Turk was a musical comedy that opened in the Little Theatre in the Haymarket in 1985 with a libretto by George Colman the Younger (1762-1836) to music by Samuel Arnold (1740-1802). The tune (as "Turk or no Turk") was entered in the mid-19th century music manuscript of William Winter, a shoemaker and violin player who lived in West Bagborough in Somerset.

Additional notes
Source for notated version : - a c. 1837-1840 MS by Shropshire musician John Moore [Ashman].

Printed sources : - Ashman (The Ironbridge Hornpipe), 1991; No. 91b, p. 37. Samuel, Ann & Peter Thompson (Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances vol. 5), 1788; p. 35. Geoff Woolfe (William Winter’s Quantocks Tune Book), 2007; No. 114, p. 47 (ms. originally dated 1850).

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