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X:1 T:Up with Aily [1] M:3/2 L:1/8 S:Sharp – Country Dance Tunes (1909) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Amin e4A4a4 | ga b2e2^g2 a4 | e2 gf e2g2e2c2 | d2 g4 d2B2G2 | c2e2 f4 e2f2 | d8 c4 :| e2c4 e2g2e2 | d2B4 d2g2d2 | c2e2A2c2 E2A2 | ^G6 A2 B4 | c2e4 B2c2A2 |^f2 b4 f2^g2e2 | a2e2 fe d2 ed c2 | c6 B2 A4 ||

UP WITH AILY. AKA and see “Hare's Maggot.” English, Country Dance Tune (3/2 time). A Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. The tune was published in 1701 under the title “Hare's Maggot” by Henry Playford, and was employed by Cecil Sharp for his reconstructed dance "Up with Aily". As sometimes happens, the tune became associated with the dance and acquired its name.

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Printed sources : - Barnes (English Country Dance Tunes), 1986. Sharp (Country Dance Tunes), 1909; p. 78.

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