Come Let Us Prepare

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 Theme code Index    137L2 1335
 Also known as    Clegg Lane, Free and Accepted Mason, Free Masons (2)
 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    6/8
 History    
 Structure    One part
 Editor/Compiler    William Chappell
 Book/Manuscript title    Popular Music of the Olden Times vol. 2
 Tune and/or Page number    pp. 105-106
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1859
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COME LET US PREPARE. AKA - "Come let us prepare, we brothers that are." AKA and see "Clegg Lane," "Free and Accepted Mason," "Free Masons (2)." English, Air (6/8 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). One part. The tune appears in Watts's Musical Miscellany (1731, iii. 72), British Melody (1739), The Dancing Master (vol. iii.), and several ballad operas including The Village Opera, The Beggar's Wedding (1729), and The Devil to Pay (1731), among others. The tune was used as the vehicle for several songs and appears in other versions and titles, including "The Enter'd Appretice's Song" in The Musical Mason, and "Ye Commons and Peers" in A Complete Collection of Old and New English and Scotch Songs (1735).

Printed source: Chappell (Popular Music of the Olden Time), vol. 2, 1859; pp. 105-106.


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T:Come Let Us Prepare
M:6/8
L:1/8
R:Air
S:Chappell - Popular Music of the Olden Time
Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion
K:G
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