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 Theme code Index    1H1H 1H1H 1H2H 75
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England
 Genre/Style    English
 Meter/Rhythm    Country Dance, Jig/Quadrille
 Key/Tonic of    C
 Accidental    3 flats
 Mode    Aeolian (minor)
 Time signature    6/4
 History    
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Henry Playford
 Book/Manuscript title    Dancing Master (supplement to the 9th edition)
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 84, No. 350
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1696
 Artist    
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
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 Score   ()   


BRITAINS [2], THE. English, Jig (6/4 time). C Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody appears in Henry Playford's Dancing Master, Part II (1696, supplement to the 9th edition) and in John Walsh's Compleat Country Dancing Master (London, 1718).

Printed sources: Barlow (Complete Country Dance Tunes from Playford's Dancing Master), 1985; p. 84, No. 350. Barnes (English Country Dance Tunes, vol. 2), 2005; p. 15.


X:1
T:Britains [2], The
M:6/4
L:1/8
R:Jig
S:Henry Playford - Dancing Master (Part II, 1696)
K:Cmin
G2|c3d c2c2c2G2|c3d c2c2c2G2|c3d e2 d3 e(dc)|=B4G2 G4_A2|
B2_A2G2 A2G2F2|d2e2f2 =B4 _A2|G3F E2D4 C2|(C6 c4):|
|:D2|E4F2 G3FE2|G2A2B2 B4 (_AG)|c4d e2d2c2|d2e2f2 f4(ed)|
g4 _a2b2a2g2|f4e2 f2e2d2|e2d2c2 c4=B2|(c6 c4):||

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