Croydon Frisk

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 Theme code Index    1131 2242
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England
 Genre/Style    English
 Meter/Rhythm    Country Dance
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/4
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:Charles and Samuel Thompson
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances vol. 3
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 67
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1773
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
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CROYDON FRISK. English, Country Dance Tune (2/4 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Croydon is now a district of South London. Originally published in Charles and Samuel Thompson's Twenty Four Country Dances for the Year 1767, and reprinted in their third country dance collection (London, 1773). It was entered (as were several tunes from the Thompson's 1773 collection) in the 1788 music manuscript copybook of fiddlers John and William Pitt Turner (Norwich, Conn.).

Printed source: Thompson (Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 3), 1773; No. 67.

T:Croydon Frisk
B:Thompson's Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 3 (London, 1773)
Z:Transcribed and edited by Fynnian Titford-Mock, 2007
Z:abc's:AK/Fiddler's Companion 
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