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 Theme code Index    1117L 25L21
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England
 Genre/Style    English
 Meter/Rhythm    Country Dance, Triple Hornpipe
 Key/Tonic of    C
 Accidental    3 flats
 Mode    Aeolian (minor)
 Time signature    3/4
 History    ENGLAND(London and South East)
 Structure    One part
 Editor/Compiler    John Young
 Book/Manuscript title    Dancing Master Second Volume
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 60
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1710
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
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X: 1 T:Ever Happy. PFD2.060 B:Playford's Dancing Master, Vol 2, 1713-28 Z:vmp.Chris Partington 2015 www.village-music-project.org.uk M:3/2 L:1/4 Q:1/2=80 N:There are indeed only three bars in the first strain W:The first strain twice, and the last but once W:The 1st man cross over and go back to back with the 2d Wo, W:and the 1st Wo cross over and go back to back with the 2d man at the same time .| W:Meet and turn single, then the 1st man turn the 2d Wo with his right hand W:and the 1st Wo turn the 2d man with her right hand at the same time; W:Then the 1st Cu take left hands and turn into their own places :| W:The 1st Cu cross over into the 2d Cu place, and go back to back with their partners W:Then all four lead up hands abreast, then go the figure through W:and cast off into the 2d Cu place .| K:Cm cC2c=Bc|dG,2dcd|eGFED=B:| cC2c/d/ef|gE2e/f/ga|bB2c/d/eG|AfGeFd| eTE2g/a/be|_db2dca|BgAfG=e|fF2f/g/ab| agfedc|=Bg2deG|FdEcD=B|cC2=B,C2|]

X: 1 T:Ever Happy. WCD3/2.154 M:3/2 L:1/4 Z:vmp. Peter Dunk 2015 www.village-music-project.org.uk B:Walsh, Compleat Country Dancing Master, 3rd Series, 2nd Bk, 3rd Ed., 1749 Q:1/2=100 K:Cm cC2c =Bc|dG,2d cd|eG FE D=B:| cC2 c/d/ ef|gE2 e/f/ ga|bB2 c/d/ eG|Af Ge Fd| eE2 g/a/ be|_db2 _d ca|Bg Af G=e|fF2 f/g/ ab| ag fe dc|=Bg2 d eG|Fd Ec D=B|cC2 =B,C2|] W:The first strainis to be play'd twice and ye last but once. W:Repeat mark added accordingly

X:1 T:Ever Happy M:3/4 L:1/8 B:Second Volume of the Dancing Master (1710, p. 60) K:Amin A A,2 A ^GA|B E2 B AB|cE DC B,^G| A A,2 A/B/ cd|e C2 c/d/ ef|g G2 A/B/ cE|Fd Ec DB| c C2 e/f/ gc|B g2 B Af|Ge Fd E^c|d D2 d/e/ fg| fe dc BA|G e2 B cE|DB CA B,^G|A (A,3 A,2)||