Blithe Have I Been

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 Theme code Index    1H5 4H3H 1H5 61H
 Also known as    Merrily Danced the Quaker, Merrily Kissed the Quaker, Merrily Kissed the Quaker's Wife
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England
 Genre/Style    English
 Meter/Rhythm    Jig/Quadrille
 Key/Tonic of    C
 Accidental    NONE
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    6/8
 History    
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Ed Harding
 Book/Manuscript title    Harding's All Round Collection
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 159, p. 50.
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1905
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BLITHE HAVE I BEEN. AKA and see "Merrily Danced the Quaker/Merrily Kissed the Quaker's Wife." Irish?, Jig. C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The title is from a song by Scottish poet Robert Burns, set to the tune of "Merrily Danced the Quaker."

Printed source: Harding's All Round Collection, 1905; No. 159, p. 50.


X:1
T:Blithe Have I Been
M:6/8
L:1/8
B:Harding's All Round Collection, No. 159 (1905)
Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion
K:C
cde G2e|f2e edc|cde G2G|A2B c2z|
cd2 G2e|f2e edc|cde G2G|A2B c2z:|
|:c2e g2e|a2f g2e|c2e gag|e3g3|
a2f def|g2e c3|cde G2G|A3 c2z:||

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