Welch Rabbit (1) (The)
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WELCH RABBIT , THE. English, Jig. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody and country dance directions were first printed by London publisher Benjamin Martin in his The General Magazine of Arts and Sciences (London, 1755). It was reprinted by John Johnson in his anthology Choice Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 8 (1758, No. 99).
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: Raven (English Country Dance Tunes), 1984; p. 211. Trim (The Musical Legacy of Thomas Hardy), 1990; No. 35.