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 Theme code Index    1155 4422
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 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England
 Genre/Style    English
 Meter/Rhythm    Country Dance
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/4
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:Charles and Samuel Thompson
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances vol. 3
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 46
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1773
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BOURTON ASSEMBLY. English, Country Dance Tune (2/4 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody was originally published by Charles and Samuel Thompson in their third country dance collection (London, 1773). "Bourton Assembly", and several of the Thompson's 1773 tunes, were entered into the 1788 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. 46.

T:Bourton Assembly
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 
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|:d>d def|g>fe>d|d>d def|gfe d>B|c>e dcB|A>ABG|Bcd efg|B>A G2:||

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