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 Theme code Index    3214 3211
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 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England
 Genre/Style    English
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 Structure    AB
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:John Geohegan
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Compleat Tutor for the Pastoral or New Bagpipes
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 27
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1745-46
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
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BY MEN BELOV'D. English, Air (4/4 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. This air (which has 6 measures in the first strain and 11 in the second) appears in Muses Delight (1754) and Bickham's Musical Entertainer, vol. 2 (1740). The first line begins: "By men belov'd how soon we're mov'd." It was set by J. Stanley with words by A. Langford and published on songsheets around 1735.

Printed source: Geoghegan (Compleat Tutor for the Pastoral or New Bagpipes), c. 1745-46; p. 27.

T:By Men Belov'd
S:Geoghegan - Compleat Tutor for the Pastoral or New Bagpipes (c. 1745-46)
Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion
d2 | (BG)(AF) G2c2 | (BG)(AF) G3A | B>AB^c d2zG | F>GA>B A2 zA | 
(3AGF (3FED (3Dd^d d>B | (3AGF G>E D2 || d2B2^G3G | A2B2c2A2 | 
c2A2F3F | G2A2B2G2 | A2g2^c3d | dc/B/AG F4 | 
z2 c2 (BG) (AF) | G2c2 (BG) (AF) | G2c2 (BA) (BG) | (gf/e/)dc B2A2 | G8 || 

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