First of August (The)

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 Theme code Index    5534 6655
 Also known as    Dydd cyntaf o Awst (Y), Frisky Jenny, Gallant Weaver (The), Glorious First of August, Weaver's March (1) (The), Twenty First of August, Tenth of June (The), Come Jolly Bacchus, Charles of Sweden, Liffey Banks (The)
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England, Wales
 Genre/Style    English, Welsh
 Meter/Rhythm    Country Dance, Hornpipe/Clog
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/2
 History    North Wales
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Daniel Wright
 Book/Manuscript title    Wright's Compleat Collection of Celebrated Country Dances
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 61
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1740
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:First of August, The M:2/2 L:1/8 R:Country Dance B:Wright's Compleat Collection of Celebrated Country Dances (1740, p. 61) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D A2A2F2 GA|B2B2 A4|BcdB cdec|fgfe d4:| |:f2 gf e2 dc|dfed c2 BA|Bcde cdef|defg e4| A2A2F2 GA|B2B2 A4|Bcd2 cde2|fgfe d4:|]

X:1 T:First of August, The T:Y Dydd Cyntav o Aust M:C L:1/8 R:Country Dance B:William Bingley - North Wales...delineated from two excursions, vol. 2 (1804). N:From a section entitled "Sixtenn Admired Welsh Airs" (p. 1) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:C G>AG>F E2E2|A2A2 G4|AB c2 Bc d2|egfe e2 d2| G>AG>F E2E2|A2 A>B G2G2|ABcA Bcdf|e2 [E2c2][E2c2]z2:| |:e3e fedc|c2 c>d {c}B2 AG|ABcA BcdB|cdef e2d2| G>AG>F E2E2|A2 A>B G2G2|ABcA BcdB|e2[E2c2][E2c2]:|]

X:2 T:First of August, The T:Dydd cyntaf o Awst, Y M:C| L:1/8 R:Hornpipe B:Edward Jones - Musical, Poetical and Historical Relicks of the Welsh Bards, vol. 2 (1802, p. 104) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:C (G>A)G>F E2E2|A2A2 G4|(AB)c2 (Bc) d2| egfe (e2d2)| (G>G)G>F E2E2|A2 A>G G2G2|ABcA Bcdf|e2c2c3z:| |:e2 (e>f) d2 cB|c2 c>d {c}(B2 AG)|ABcA BcdB|cdef (e2d2)| (G>A)G>F E2E2|A2 A>B G2G2|ABcA BcdB|e2c2 c4:|]

X:1 T:Y Dydd cyntaf o Awst T:First of August, The M:C| L:1/8 N:”The tune is commonly danced in Wales as a Hornpipe.” R:"A Hornpipe" B: Edward Jones – The Bardic Museum (1810, p. 104) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:C (G>A)G>F .E2.E2|A2A2G4|(AB)c2 (Bc)d2|egfe (e2d2)| (G>A)G>F .E2.E2|.A2 A>B .G2.G2|ABcA Bcdf|.e2.c2c3z:| |:e2 (e>f) d2 cB|c2 c>d {c}(B2 AG)|ABcA BcdB|cdef (e2d2)| (G>A)G>F E2E2|A2 A>B G2G2|ABcA BcdB|.e2.c2 c4:|]

X:31 T:First of August. MBe.31 A:England;Cumbria;Towcett B:Matthew Betham MS, Towcett Cumbria, 1815 Z:VMP - Hugh Taylor, 2012 T:Glorious First of August,aka. MBe.31 T:Weaver's March,aka. MBe.31 T:Frisky Jenny,aka. MBe.31 T:Come Jolly Bacchus,aka. MBe.31 T:Charles of Sweden,aka. MBe.31 M:C L:1/8 Q:1/2=80 R: C:in margin-'M.B.' K:D d2|"^Key sig G in MS"ABAG F2 F2|GABG A2 A2|dedc B2 B2|g2 f2 e2 a2| ABAG F2 F2|GABG A2 A2|Bcdc cdeg|f2 e2 d2:| |:z2"^rest added"|fagf e2 dc|dfed c2 BA|dedc B2 B2|g2 f2 e2 a2| ABAG F2 F2|GABG A2 A2|Bcdc cdeg|f2 e2 d2:|