Contrefatte (La)

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 Theme code Index    1123 427L5L
 Also known as    Contrefatto (The)
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England
 Genre/Style    English
 Meter/Rhythm    Country Dance, Jig/Quadrille
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    6/8
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Charles and Samuel Thompson
 Book/Manuscript title    Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances vol. 4
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 98
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1780
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   ()   

CONTREFATTE, LA. English, Jig. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody (as "La Contrefatte") was published in Charles and Samuel Thompson's Compleat Collection of 200 Country Dances, vol 4' (London, 1780).

Printed source: Raven (English Country Dance Tunes), 1984; p. 29 (appears as "The Contrefatto).

T:Contrefatte, La
S:Thompson - Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances vol 4
S:London (1780), No. 98
D|G2G G2D|A2D B2d|c2B A2G|FGA D2D|G2G G2D|
A2D B2d|c2B AGF|(G3 G2)::B/d/|e2G G2 c/e/|d2G G2d|
c2B A2G|FGA D2B/d/|e2G G2c/e/|d2G G2d|c2B AGF|(G3 G2):||