Bishop of Chester's Jig (The)

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 Theme code Index    136 131H
 Also known as    Fits Upon Me Now
 Composer/Core Source    Biography:Henry Purcell
 Region    England
 Genre/Style    English
 Meter/Rhythm    Slip/Hop Jig
 Key/Tonic of    B
 Accidental    2 flats
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    9/4, 9/8
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    John Playford
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Dancing Master 7th edition
 Tune and/or Page number    10
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1786
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Bishop of Chester’s Jigg T:Fits come on me now, The M:9/4 L:1/8 N:”Longways for as many as will.” B:John Walsh – Complete Country Dancing-Master, Volume the Fourth B: (London, 1740, No. 148) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:F F4c2(c2A2)c2 c4A2|F4c2(c2A2) c2 (de) g2c2|F4c2(c2A2)c2d4e2|(f2c2)d2(c2A2)F2G4F2|| (f2c2)f2 (e2c2)f2 e4c2|d3ed2f3g af g4f2|(f2c2)f2 (f2b2)a2g4|(d2f2)d2(c2A2)F2 G4F2||

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