Cackling of the Hens (The)

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 Theme code Index    1H51H3H 5H4H2H1H
 Also known as    Cackling Hen, Hen's March (1) (The), Hen's March to the Midden (The), Hen's March O'er the Midden (The)
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England
 Genre/Style    English
 Meter/Rhythm    Country Dance
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:John Walsh
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Third Collection of Lancashire Jiggs, Book:Hornpipes, Book:Joaks etc.
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 39
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1731
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
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 Score   (1)   

X:39 T:Cackling of the Hens A:England;London M:4/4 L:1/4 Q:1/2=100 S:J.Walsh,Third Book of the most celebrated jiggs,etc 1731 N: bar 16 as printed Z:Pete Stewart, 2004 <> with vmp revisions K:D dAd/e/f/g/|ag/f/ e/f/d/e/|A>A d/c/d/e/|f/g/f/g/ a>a| (a2a/)g/f/a/|g/f/e/g/ f/e/d/e/|A2d/c/d/e/|f/a/g/f/e2|d4|| dddd/d/|f>a dd|dddd/d/|f>a dd/d/|f>a d/e/f/g/| f>a dd|b<gdd/d/|f>a dd/d/|b>g dd/d/|f>a dd/d/| a2a/g/f/a/ |g/f/e/g/ f/e/d/e/|A>A dd/e/|f/a/g/f/e2|d4|]

X: 1 T:Cackling Of Ye Hens. JBa.04 T:Hen's March to the Midden,aka. JBa.04 M:C| L:1/8 Q:1/2=90 S:Joseph Barnes MS,Carlisle,1762. R:.Air O:England A:Carlisle N:No key signature given. Version in Walsh MS 1730 is in Dmajor..NB - N:the N:marks above the notes are shown as short vertical dashes above the N:stave...CGr. Z:vmp.C.Graebe. K:D major %"No Key Sig in MS,see note"\ d2A2 defg | a2 gf efde | "_Unclear" A2A2 dcde |fgfg "sh"g3 g|! a4-agfa | gfeg fede | A3A dcde | fagf "sh"e4 | d8 :|! |:."NB"d2.d2.d2.d2 | .d2 .d.d (f3a) | .d2 .d.d (bg3)|.d2 .d.d (f3a) |! .d2 .d.d (b"^cr"g3) | .d2 .d.d (f3a) |(f3a) a4-|agfa gfeg |! fede A3A | d2 de fagf | "sh" e4d4 |]

X:16 T:Cackling Hen. Roose.0305 T:Cackling of the Hens B:Roose MS, 1850 Z:Village Music Project 2019 Mike Hicken M:C| L:1/8 N: NB There is a repeat sign here in the Ms but no corresponding sign at the beginning of B part. Q:1/4=130 K:D d2A2 defg|a2 gf efde|A2A2 dcde|fefg agfg| a4 agfa|gfeg fede|A2A2 dcde|fagf Tf2e2 |d8 :| !wedge!d2!wedge!d2!wedge!d2!wedge!d2|!wedge!d2 !wedge!d!wedge!d f3a|!wedge!d2!wedge!d2!wedge!d2!wedge!d2|!wedge!d2!wedge!d!wedge!d f3a| !wedge!d2!wedge!d!wedge!d f3a|defg f3a|!wedge!d2!wedge!d!wedge!d b3g|!wedge!d2!wedge!d!wedge!d f3a| agfa gfeg|fede A2A2|dcde fagf|Tf2e2d4 "^NB"|]