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 Theme code Index    3451H 5125L
 Also known as    Major Spice, Major Spicer's Fancy, Miss Spicer, Miss Spicer's Fancy, Mrs. Spiers
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England
 Genre/Style    English
 Meter/Rhythm    Country Dance, Jig/Quadrille
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    3 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    6/8
 Structure    AB, AABB
 Editor/Compiler    John Fentum
 Book/Manuscript title    Eight Cotillions Six Country Dances and a Minuet for the Year 1791
 Tune and/or Page number    
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1791
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Major Spicer M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig B:WM Cahusac - Twenty Four Country Dances for the Year 1809, No. 1 N:"With proper Directions to each Dance as they are performed at N:Court, Bath, and all Public Assemblys." Z:Transcribed and edited by Fynn Titford-Mock, 2007 Z:abc's:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:A e/d/|c2c dcd|e2c a2f|e2c AGA|{GA}B2G E2e/d/| c2c dcd|e2c a2f|ecA {c}BAB|(A3 A2):| |:G/A/|B2B Bcd|{cd}e2c A2 A/G/|F2F FGA|{GA}B2G E2 G/A/| B2B Bcd|e2c a2f|ecA AGA|c3 B2:|]

X:2 T:Major Spicer's Fancy M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig S:Ann Winnington's music manuscript book (no. 26), c. 1810 N:The frontispiece indicates Winnington resided in New York. Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Bb f/e/ | d2d {f/}ede | f2d b2g | fdB {c/}BAB | dcA Ffe | d2d {f/}ede | f2d b2g | fdB {c/}BAB | B3B2 || A/B/ | c2c cde | fdB BAB | G2G GAB | Ac/B/A/G/ F2A/B/ | [c2e2][ce] [ce]de | f2d g2e | fdB BAB | d3 c2 ||

X:72 C:Page 36 T:Mrs Spiers. MBe.72 A:England;Cumbria;Towcett B:Matthew Betham MS, Towcett Cumbria, 1815 O: Z:VMP - Hugh Taylor, 2012 M:6/8 L:1/8 Q:3/8=100 R: N:Key signature written as "D" but I've changed it to G as it sounds better. K:G d/c/|B2 B cBc|d2 Bg2 e|dBG GFG|AFD D2 d/c/| B2 B cBc|d2 Bg2 e|d2 B GAB|G3-G2:| |:F/G/|A2 A ABc|d2 B G2 G/F/|E2 E EFG|A2 F DFG| A2 A ABc|d2 B g2 e|dBG AGA|G3-G2:|

X:1 T:Miss Spicer's Fancy T:Major Spicer M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig S:John Rook music manuscript collection (Waverton, Cumbria, 1840, p. 211) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G d/c/|B2B cBc|d2B g2e|dBG GFG|AFD D2 (d/c/)| B2B cBc|d2B g2e|dBG {B}AGA|G3-G2:| |:F/G/|A2A ABc|{Bc}d2B G2 G/F/|E2E EFG|{FG}A2F D2 F/G/| A2A ABc|d2B g2e|dBG GFG|(B3 A2):|

X:1 T:Miss Spicer’s Fancy M:6/8 L:1/8 B:James Goodman music manuscript collection, vol. 4 (mid-19th century, p. 48) B: Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D f/e/|d2d ede|f2d b2g|fdB BAB|cAF F2 f/e/| d2d ede|f2d b2g|fdB BAB|d3c3:| |:A/B/|c2c cde|f2d B2 B/A/|G2G GAB|c2A Ffe| d2d ede|f2d b2g|fdB cBc|B3 B3:|]

X:3 T:Major Spice M:G L:1/8 R:Jig B:Harding's All Round Collection, No. 85 (1905) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G d/c/|G2G GAG|d2B g2e|d2B BAB|AFD D2 d/c/| B2B BAB|d2B g2e|dBG AGA|G2z G2:| |:G|A2A ABc|d2B G2G|E2E EFG|A2F D2 F/G/| A2A ABc|d2B g2e|dBG AGA|G2z G2:|]