Curds and Cream

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 Theme code Index    11H27b 11H41
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 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England
 Genre/Style    English, Northumbrian/Borders
 Meter/Rhythm    Country Dance, Jig/Quadrille
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Mixolydian
 Time signature    6/8
 History    ENGLAND(North East)
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    William Vickers
 Book/Manuscript title    William Vickers' music manuscript collection
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 107
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1770
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CURDS AND CREAM. English, Jig. A Mixolydian (?). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody appears in the 1770 music manuscript copybook of Northumbrian musician William Vickers, about whom little is known. Vickers set the tune in in the key of 'A', but this appears to be a mistake. A Mixolydian or A Dorian would seem to be likely instead.


X:1
T:Cruds [sic] and Cream
M:6/8
L:1/8
R:Jig
S:William Vickers' music manuscripts, pg. 22  (1770)
Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion
K:Amix
A2a acA|B2g gBA|A2a acA|dBG A3:|
|c|:def gee|fdd gee|cde gee|bgf e3|
cde gee|fdd gee|agf gfe|dBG A3:||


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