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 Theme code Index    3b3b13b 5115
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    James Paisible
 Region    England
 Genre/Style    English
 Meter/Rhythm    Country Dance
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    2 flats
 Mode    Aeolian (minor)
 Time signature    4/4
 History    ENGLAND(London and South East)
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    John Walsh
 Book/Manuscript title    Twenty Four New Country Dances for the Year 1715
 Tune and/or Page number    
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1715
 Title of recording    Giles Farnaby's Dream Band
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Argo ZDA 158
 Year recorded    1973
 Score   ()   

Portabella: Annotations

X: 1
T:Portabella. PFD2.287
W:Longways for as many as will.
B:Playford's Dancing Master, Vol 2, 1713-28
Z:vmp.Mike Hicken 2015 www.village-music-project.org.uk
N: * Shown as E sharp in the original, which was the convention of the time.
B>A G/A/B/c/|dGGd|ggf>e|d>cBd|
e>dcd|B2Ad|G(B/c/) B>A|A2-A2||
d>e f(e/d/)|c3 c/d/|edg>a|^f>"*"=e d>d|
g>f e/d/c|f>e d/c/ B|c (d/A/) A>G|G2-G2|]
W:Note: Each Strain is to be play'd twice over.
W:The first Man cast off and go quite round the 2d Cu. to his own Place again, his Partner following
W: him at the same Time .|  Then the first Wo. do the same, and her Partner following her to
W: their own Places as before :|  Then the first Man Sett to his Partner, and both turn single, then
W: both turn Hands .|  The the first Cu. cross over below the 2s Cu. and Figure inn :|

Portabella: Annotations