Cross the Water

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 Theme code Index    11L1L4 31H1H3
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England
 Genre/Style    English
 Meter/Rhythm    Country Dance, Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    3 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:Charles and Samuel Thompson
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances vol. 2
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 130
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1765
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
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CROSS THE WATER. English, Country Dance Tune (cut time). A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. One of the "missing tunes" from Willian Vickers' 1770 Northumbrian dance tune manuscript. It was first printed by London publisher Charles and Samuel Thompson in their 1765 country dance collection.

Printed source: Thompson (Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 2), 1765; No. 130.

T:Cross the Water
B:Thompson's Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 2 (London, 1765)
Z:Transcribed and edited by Fynnian Titford-Mock, 2007
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