Blow Away the Morning Dew

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 Theme code Index    5L111 1113
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Contra
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece, Country Dance
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 History    USA(New England)
 Structure    One part
 Editor/Compiler    Dudley Laufman
 Book/Manuscript title    OK Let's Try a Contra Men on the Right Ladies on the Left Up and Down the Hall
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 3
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1973
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
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BLOW AWAY THE MORNING DEW. New England, Air and Contra Dance Tune (4/4 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). One part. This famous folk air was adapted for contra dancing by caller Dudley Laufman (Canterbury, New Hampshire) from the singing of Richard Dyer Bennett.

Printed source: Laufman (Okay, Let's Try a Contra, Men on the Right, Ladies on the Left, Up and Down the Hall), 1973; p. 3.

X: 1
T:Blow Away the Morning Dew
B:The Seeds of Love, Stephen Sedley, EFDSS,1967
S:William Bartlett, Wimbourne, Dorset
M:4/4     %Meter
L:1/8     %
D2 |D2 G2 G2 G2 |G2 G2 G2 B2 |A2 G2 F2 G2 | A6
w:There was a knight was drunk with wine Came rid-ing down the way
A2 |A2 d2 d2 d2 |c2 B2 A2 A2 |G2 E2 E2 E2 | c4
w:And there he met a lad-y fair a-mong the cocks of hay
B2 A2 |G2 G2 G2 E2 |E2 D2 D4 |d3 e d2 B2 | d8|
w:Sing-ing loud-ly whist-le in the wind Blow the wind hi ho
 e2 d2 d2 c2 |B2 A2 G2 c2 |B3 B A2 G2 | G6  |]
w:Blow a-way the morn-ing dew How sweet the winds do blow

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