Annotation:Wiltshire Election (The)

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X:1 T:Wiltshire Election, The M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig B:W.M. Cahusac - Twelve Country Dances for the Year 1820 (p. 7) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:A aga def|efd cBA|{B}AGA FGA|dcB A2G| aga def|efd cBA|{B}AGA Fdc|BAG A3:| |:BcA GFE|e^d=d c2A|efd cBA|agf e2 (3e/f/g/| aga def|efd cBA|{B}AGA Fdc|BAG A3:|]

Wiltshire Election, The. English, Country Dance Tune and Jig (6/8 time). A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Wiltshire was one of the historic counties of England. It was a constituency of the House of Commons until 1832 and was represented by two Members of Parliament. At the time of Cahusac's publicatoin one member from Wiltshire, who served from 1818 to 1820, was John Bennett, with his co-member William Pole-Tylney-Long-Wellesley in 1819 being replaced in 1820 with Sir John Dugdale Astley. They were all Tories.

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Printed sources : - W.M. Cahusac (Twelve Dances for the Year 1820), 1820; p. 7.

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