Fair and Softly

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 Theme code Index    1H11H 3bH1H1H
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England
 Genre/Style    Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    Country Dance
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    1 flat
 Mode    Aeolian (minor)
 Time signature    3/4
 History    
 Structure    ABB
 Editor/Compiler    John Young
 Book/Manuscript title    Third Volume of the Dancing Master (2nd edition)
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 51
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1726
 Artist    
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
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Fair and Softly: Annotations


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T:Fair and Softly. PFD3.051
B:Playford, Dancing Master Vol 3, 2nd Ed, c1726
Z:village music project Ruairidh Greig 2015
M:3/4
L:1/8
Q:1/4=100
K:Dm
d2D2de|f2(3def (3def|e2C2ef|g2(3efg (3efg|
f2D2fg|a2(3fga (3fga|b2g3(f/g/)|a4||
a2(3fga (3fga|b2g2E2|g2 (3efg (3efg|a2f2D2|
f2(3=B^cd (3=B^cd|^c2A2d2|e2e4|d3|]
W:The first strain is to be played but once, and the last twice
W:The first Couple Sett once to one another, then cast off and lead thro' the bottom, and cast up
W:again into the second Couples place.| then Right and Left quite round with the second Couple,
W:then lead thro' the same and cast off:| then Right and Left quite round at bottom, and lead thro'
W:the same and cast up.

Fair and Softly: Annotations