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 Theme code Index    1H664 427L5L
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    Thomas Bray
 Region    England
 Genre/Style    English
 Meter/Rhythm    Country Dance
 Key/Tonic of    B
 Accidental    2 flats
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/2
 History    ENGLAND(London and South East)
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Thomas Bray
 Book/Manuscript title    Untitled
 Tune and/or Page number    
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1699
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   ()   

Bartlett-House: Annotations

X: 14
%R: reel
M: C|
L: 1/8
Z: 2011,2014 John Chambers <>
B: Thomas Bray's Country Dances 1699 p.34
N: Duple minor longways, 1st couple improper
P: AA BB ad lib.
Q: 1/2=88 "flowing"
K: Bb
% V:1 arranged to give fewer, longer staff lines.
V: 1
bagf gfed | edcB A2F2 |\
GAB2 A2F2 | A2c2 c4 |
efg2 e2g2 | def2 c2f2 |\
d2cB G2c2 | F2A2 B4 :|
fdBd fdcB | AGAB cAGF |\
Bcde f2ga | b2g2 g3a |
bfd2 g2c2 | fdB2 e2A2 |\
dBG2 F2f2 | d2B2 B4 :|
V: 2
|: D4 E4 | C4 C2A,2 | B,2G,2 A,2C2 | F2C2 A,4 |
C2E2 G2E2 | F2D2 F2C2 | D2F2 E2C2 | D2C2 D4 :|
|: D4 B,2D2 | C4 A,4 | B,4 C4 | B,2E2 C2F2 |
B,4 B,2C2 | B,2D2 E2F2 | F2G2 C2B,2 G,2A,2 B,4 :|
V: 3 clef=bass middle=d
|: "Bb"B4- "Eb"B4 | "Cm"e4 "F"f4 | "Eb"e4 "F"f4 | "F"F4 f2ed |
"Cm"c4 c'4 | "Bb"b4 "F"a4 | "Bb"b2d2 "Eb"e2-"Cm"e2 | "Bb"f2"F"F2 "Bb"B4 :|
|: "Bb"B8 | "F"F4 f2e2 | "Bb"d2B2 "F"A2f2 | "Gm"g2"Eb"e2 "F7"f2e2 |
"Bb"d4 "Eb"e2-"Cm"e2 | "Bb"d4 "Cm"c2-"F"c2 | "Bb"B2-"Gm"B2 "F"A2"Bb"d2 | "Eb"e2"F"f2 "Bb"B4 :|
% - - - - - - - - Dance description - - - - - - - -
%%center Bartlett-House, a New Country Dance.
%%center First Man begins Improper.
%%begintext align
%% The 1st Man cast off and turn up to the right Hand, to his own place, as at first, his Wo. following
%% to the 2d Wo. place, the 2d Man casts up at the same time, and down again to his own place,
%% as at first, his Wo. following at the same time to the 1st Wo. place, that is half round; then each Man
%% lead his Wo. to the wall and back again .| The same again, only the We. do what the Men did, and
%% the Men do what the We. did :| Then right Hands, and left Hands twice, each Man beginning with
%% his own Wo. first, then foot it twice and close your Feet, the 1st Man and 2d Wo. standing with their left
%% Shoulders to each other longways the Room, the 1st Wo. and 2d Man the same; then each Man go back
%% with the contrary Wo. to the same place again .| Then all four cast off to the right Hand half round,
%% and then right Hands and left three times beginning with the contrary Wo. first :| And so to the end.

Bartlett-House: Annotations