Billy's Jig

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 Theme code Index    3432 3431
 Also known as    Billy's Jigg
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England
 Genre/Style    English
 Meter/Rhythm    Jig/Quadrille
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    3 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    6/8
 History    
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Charles and Samuel Thompson
 Book/Manuscript title    Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances vol. 1
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 153
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1757
 Artist    
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Media    
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BILLY'S JIGG. English, Jig. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody is unique to London publishers Charles and Samuel Thompson's 1757 country dance collection.

Printed source: Thompson (Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 1), 1757; No. 153.

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