Well Done Jack (3)

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WELL DONE JACK [3]. English, Country Dance Tune. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Joshua Gibbon’s country dance tune mimics the contour of dancing master Nathaniel Kynaston’s original (“Well Done Jack (2)”), but has suffered much in quality over the century between the two versions.

Source for notated version: the 1823-26 music mss of papermaker and musician Joshua Gibbons (1778-1871, of Tealby, near Market Rasen, Lincolnshire Wolds) [Sumner].

Printed sources: Sumner (Lincolnshire Collections, vol. 1: The Joshua Gibbons Manuscript), 1997; p. 95.

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