Country Dance in Genii (The)

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 Theme code Index    5526 1H1H62
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England
 Genre/Style    English
 Meter/Rhythm    Country Dance, Jig/Quadrille
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    6/8
 History    
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    William Vickers
 Book/Manuscript title    William Vickers' music manuscript collection
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 540
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1770
 Artist    
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
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COUNTRY DANCE IN GENII, THE. English, Jig. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Neil Stewart (Edinburgh, ) also prints a "Country Dance in Genii") in his Airs (1788) but it is a different tune. The Genii, or the Birth of Harlequin Annapolis: An Arabian Night’s Entertainment (1752) by Henry Woodward was one of several Oriental-themed pantomimes and other stagings that introduced romanticized characters and settings with magical transformations and Harlequin antics. The Genii was a hit and triumphed over rival productions, fostering a host of imitators.

Printed source: Seattle (William Vickers), 1987, Part 3; No. 540.


X:1
T:Country Dance in Genii (The)
M:6/8
L:1/8
K:D
F/G/|A2B AFD|EFA B2c|d/e/fe dBA|B/c/dF E2F|A2B AFD|
EFA B2c|d/e/fd ecA|dB^G A2::c/d/|e2g fdB|d/e/fd ecA|
B/c/dB AFA|B/c/dF E2F|A2B AFD|EFA B2c|d/e/fe dBd|AFD D2:||

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