Mountebank (The)

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 Theme code Index    5357 5132
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England
 Genre/Style    English
 Meter/Rhythm    Country Dance
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    3 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/4
 History    
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    John Johnson
 Book/Manuscript title    Wright's Compleat Collection of Celebrated Country Dances
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 99
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1740
 Artist    
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Media    
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Mountebank (The): Annotations


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T:Mountebank, The
M:2/4
L:1/8
R:County Dance
B:Wright's Compleat Collection of Celebrated Country Dances (London, 1740, p. 99)
Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion
K:A
e/d/c/B/ cA|ea2 g/f/|e/d/c/B/ A/G/A/B/|c/d/e/f/ B2|
e/d/c/B/ cA|e a2 g/a/|b/a/g/f/ a/g/f/e/|^d/e/f/d/ e2:|
|:B/A/G/F/ GE|Be2 d/c/|d/c/B/A/ B/A/G/F/|^E/F/G/A/ F2|
d/c/B/A/ GB|ec ff/g/|a/g/f/e/ d/c/B/A/|G/A/B/G/ A2:|]
X: 1
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T: the Mountebank
T: Longways &c.
%R: reel
B: Daniel Wright "Wright's Compleat Collection of Celebrated Country Dances" 1740 p.99
S: http://library.efdss.org/cgi-bin/dancebooks.cgi
Z: 2014 John Chambers <jc:trillian.mit.edu>
N: Repeats modified to match the "Each strain twice" instruction.
N: Bar 4 has only a single beam on the first 4 notes; fixed.
M: 2/4
L: 1/16
K: A
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edcB c2A2 | e2 a4 gf | edcB AGAB | cdef B4 |
edcB c2A2 | e2 a4 ga | bagf agfe | ^defd e4 :|
|:\
BAGF G2E2 | B2 e4 dc | dcBA BAGF | ^EFGA F4 |
dcBA G2B2 | e2c2 f2fg | agfe dcBA | GABG A4 :|
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%%center Each strain twice.
%%begintext align
%% The 1st Cu. take hands and go thro' the 2d, and sett
%% to the 3d Cu. then turn about to the 2d Cu. and all
%% four take hands abreast, lead up and the 1st Cu.
%% cast off .| then 2d Cu. do the same with the 3d &
%% 1st Cu. :| then the 1st Cu. Figure thro' the 2d Cu.
%% and all four take hands and turn quite round .|
%% Then 1st Cu. cross quite round the 2d Cu. and
%% clap hands, then cast off into the 2d Cu. Place :|
%%endtext
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Mountebank (The): Annotations