Curly Locks (2) (The)
CURLY LOCKS , THE. English, Jig. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB.
Source for notated version: the 1800-1802 music manuscript book of ship's fiddler William Litten, about whom little is known, save that he was a crewman aboard the H.M.S. Gorgon in the British India fleet, en route to China. His manuscript was brought to Martha's Vineyard island, Massachusetts, by Allen Coffin of Edgartown, a seafarer, although how it came into Coffin's possession is unknown.
Printed source: Huntington (William Litten's), 1977; p. 30. Wilson (A Companion to the Ball Room), 1816; p. 104.
X:1 T:The Curly Locks  M:6/8 L:1/8 S:William Litten's music manuscript 1800-1802 K:D A|def def|ged cBA|def B2 e/d/|cBc d2:| |:A|e2e f2f|ged cBA|e2e f2f|gfg a2:||
X:2 T:Curley Locks  M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Country Dance N:"Moderato" B:Thomas Wilson - A Companion to the Ball Room (London, 1816, p. 104) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G GAB GAB|c2A FED|GAB E2A|FEF G3:|| AAA BBB|ccB BAG|AAA BBB|^cBc d3!D.C.!||
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