Country Dance -- by Shields
COUNTRY DANCE--BY SHIELDS. English, Reel. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. "The Fashionable Lover" was crossed out in the original MS. by Vickers (Seattle). William Shields (1749-1829) was a theatre composer of the later 18th century, renowned in his lifetime.
Printed source: Seattle (William Vickers), 1987, Part 3; No. 545.
X:1 T:Country Dance -- by Shields M:4/4 L:1/8 S:William Vickers' music manuscript (1770) K:A e|c>BAB c>dec|d<Bc>A BEEe|c>BAB c>dec|Aagb aAA:| |:g|a>ef>d ecAg|aefa bBBg|a>ef>d ecAc|d>fed cAA:||
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