Parson's Cap (The)

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 Theme code Index    315L7L 1115
 Also known as    French Ambassador (The)
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England
 Genre/Style    English
 Meter/Rhythm    Country Dance
 Key/Tonic of    B
 Accidental    2 flats
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/2
 History    ENGLAND(London and South East)
 Structure    AAB
 Editor/Compiler    Thomas Bray
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Country Dances
 Tune and/or Page number    
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1699
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Parson’s Cap, The M:C| L:1/8 R:Country Dance Tune B:Thomas Bray – “Country Dances” (London, 1699) N:The volume was dedicated to the 10 yr. old Duke of N:Gloucester, William Henry, son of Queen Anne. N:Bray was a theatrical dancer and dancing master in N:London in the 1690’s. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Bb f2|d2B2F2A2|B6 f2|g2f2 ga b2|a6 g2| f2d2e2f2|g2e2c2g|_a2 gf =efge|f6:| f2|g2f2g2a2|b2d2d2d2|g3a b2 ag|^f6 =ef| g2d2d2 cd|e2c2 c2 Bc|d2 cB ABAG|G6 G2| A3B ABcd|c2F2F2F2|B3c d2 cB|f6 ga| B2d2g2c2|f2B2A2f2|d2 cB F2 A2| B6||