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X:166 T:West Street Assembly. JJo1.166 B:J.Johnson Choice Collection Vol 1 after c1750? Z:vmp. Anne Wride 2015. www.village-music-project.org.uk M:6/8 L:1/8 Q:3/8=120 K:F fcA cAF | FAc d3 | cde fed | cBA G3 | fcA cAF | FAc d2f | cde fed | cAF F3 |] f2aa2g | f2f fcA | FAc f2d | cBA G3 | f2a a2f | g2f fcA | FAc f2d | cAF F3 |] W:Cross over one Cu. and turn your Partner W:Cross over again and turn W:Lead up to the Top, foot it and cast off W:Hands all six and turn your Partner W:(Note: Changed the key signature to F, was C in original)

WEST STREET ASSEMBLY. English, Jig and Country Dance Tune (6/8 time). F Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune was first printed in London by David Rutherford in his Compleat Collection of 200 of the Most Celebrated Country Dances vol. 1 (1756, p. 8) and John Johnson's Choice Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 1, c. 1750; No. 1.

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Elias Howe (Musician’s Omnibus Nos. 6 & 7), Boston, 1880-1882; p. 622.

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