Children in the Wood (The)

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 Theme code Index    311 422, 311 311
 Also known as    Children in ye Wood, I Love that I Did Love, Now ponder well ye parents dear, Two Babes in the Wood, Norfolk Gentlemen's Last Will and Testement
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England
 Genre/Style    English
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece, Jig/Quadrille
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    3/4, 6/4
 History    
 Structure    ABB
 Editor/Compiler    Daniel Wright
 Book/Manuscript title    Compleat Collection of Celebrated Country Dances
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 31
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1740
 Artist    
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
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Children in the Wood (The): Annotations


X:1
T:Children in ye Wood
M:C
L:1/8
R:Country Dance
B: Wright's Compleat Collection of celebrated country Dances (1740, p. 31)
Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion
N:the second strain of this two-strain tune is transcribed in 6/8 time 
N:in the abc's below for convenience of modern players. 
K:G
"very slow"
B2|A3 G G3A|c4 A3G|G6 B2|c2e2d2B2|A6B2|
c2e2d2c2|d4 A3G|G6d2|(ef) g2 A3G|G6||
M:6/4
L:1/8
K:D
"very quick"
|:e2f2g2 g3ag2|e2f2g2 g3ag2|f3gf2 e2c2A2|d4 d2 f4d2|
e2c2e2 e2c2e2|e2c2e2 e4e2|f3gf2 e2c2A2|d4d2 f4d2:|]
"the second part transcribed in 6/8 time"
M:6/8
L:1/8
K:D
|:efg g>ag|efg g>ag |f>gf ecA|d2d f2d|
ece ece|ece e2e|f>gf ecA|d2d f2d|
ece ece|ece e2e|f>gf ecA|d2d f2d:|| 
X:2
T:B066-  The Children in the Wood
Q:1/4=120
L:1/4
M:3/4
K:F
G|A/2G/2F3/2G/2|A/2G/2F3/2A/2|B/2d/2c3/2A/2|G2A|
B/2d/2c3/2B/2|c/2A/2F3/2c/2|d/2f/2AG|F2|]

Children in the Wood (The): Annotations