Blind Fiddler (The)

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 Theme code Index    15 13 15 63
 Also known as    More Noise than Work
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England
 Genre/Style    English
 Meter/Rhythm    Triple Hornpipe
 Key/Tonic of    B
 Accidental    2 flats
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    6/4
 History    
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Charles and Samuel Thompson
 Book/Manuscript title    Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances vol. 3
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 50
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1773
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BLIND FIDDLER, THE. AKA - "More Noise than Work." English, Old (or Triple) Hornpipe (6/4 time). B Flat Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody was originally published in Charles and Samuel Thompson's third country dance collection (London, 1773). It appears (as do several of the Thompson's 1773 tunes) in the music manuscript copybook of fiddlers John and William Pitt Turner (Norwich, Conn.).

Printed source: Thompson (Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 3), 1773; No. 50.


X:1
T:Blind Fidder, The, or more Noise than Work
M:6/4
L:1/8
B:Thompson's Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 3 (London, 1773)
Z:Transcribed and edited by Fynnian Titford-Mock, 2007
Z:abc's:AK/Fiddler's Companion 
K:Bb
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!trill!B4 dBfd b2f2|!trill!B4 dBdB c2F2|!trill!B4 dBfd b2f2|gbag fedc B4:||


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