Wood Nunrich Fair
X:1 T:Wood Nunrich Fair M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig B:Aird – Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 1 (1782, No. 31, p. 11) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G c|BGB def|gfe dcB|cAA eAA|cAA A2c| BGB def|gfe dcB|cAg faf|gdB G2:| |:c|BGG d2B|cAA e2c|BGB d2f|ecA A2c| BGB d2B|cAA e2c|BGB def|gdB G2:| |:d|gfe dcB|gfg dcB|gfe dcB|cAA A2d| gfe dcB|gfg dcB|cAg fgf|gdB G2:|]
WOOD NUNRICH FAIR. AKA and see "Nunrich Fair," "Wotton Underhedge Fair." English, Country Dance Tune (6/8 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCC. The tune was entered into the 1799 music manuscript collection of musician Elias Boynton (Peppered, Mass.). County Cork uilleann piper and Church of Ireland cleric James Goodman (musicologist) (1828-1896) entered the tune, copied from Aird's 1782 publication, into his large mid-19th century music manuscript collection.
See note for "Wotton Underhedge Fair" for more.