Van Rotterdam op Dort

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VAN ROTTERDAM OP DORT. English, Country Dance Tune (cut time). D Minor ('B' part in F Major?). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The name is Dutch, implying origins in that country; however, the melody is from Straight and Skillern's Two Hundred & Four Country Dances (vol. 1, p. 20, 1775), reprinted in Skillern’s Compleat Collection of Two Hundred & Four Reels…Country Dances (p. 92, 1780).

Dort or Dordrecht is a city of southwest Netherlands on the Meuse River southeast of Rotterdam.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Kidson (Old English Country Dances), 1890; p. 14.

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