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 Theme code Index    3122 3125L
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England, Scotland
 Genre/Style    English, Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Country Dance
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/4
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:James Aird
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Selection of Scotch English Irish and Foreign Airs vol. 2
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 134, p. 49
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1785
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
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BONTON, THE. Scottish, English, Country Dance Tune (2/4 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. This duple-time country dance melody appears in several late 18th century publications printed in London.

Printed source: Aird (Selections of Scotch, Engish, Irish and Foreign Airs), vol. 2, 1782; No. 134, p. 49.

T:Bonton [1], The
S:Aird, vol. II (1785)
Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion 
B/c/d/B/ GG | AGAG | B/c/d/B/ GG | AD D2 | B/c/d/B/ GG | gfed | ceAc | dD D2 :|
|: dBed | cBcA | cAdc | BABG | B/c/d/B/ GG | AGAG | A/B/c/e/ d/c/B/A/ | GG G2 :||

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