Pretty Nun (The)

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 Theme code Index    15L3L1L 4L5L6L2
 Also known as    
 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    6/4, 6/8
 Structure    AA'BB
 Editor/Compiler    John Young
 Book/Manuscript title    The Third Volume of the Dancing Master second edition
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 23
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1726
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
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Pretty Nun (The): Annotations

X: 1
T:Pretty Nun
B:Playford, Dancing Master Vol 3, 2nd Ed, c1726
Z:village music project, Steve Mansfield 2015
W:Longways for as many as will
W:Each Strain is to be Play'd twice over.
W:The first Couple take both Hands, the second Couple so the same, and go round
W:into each others Place .| The same back again |: Then the first Man change
W:Places with the second Woman, then the second Man with the first Woman,
W:and all four turn single .| Then Hands across and turn quite round,
W:then first Couple turn proper |:
N:Repeats inserted to match dance instructions
N:NB 1st and 2nd repeats added by transcriber, original
N:Mss only shows bar transcribed as the first repeat
A3 E3 | C>DE A,2A | D2B E2c |1 "NB" Fdc B3 :|[2 Fdc B2 |: e | a3 e3 |
c>de A2f | G2e F2d | EcA BGE |FAC B,B^G | A3- A2 :|
X: 1
T:Pretty Nun
Z:vmp. Peter Dunk 2015
B:Walsh, Compleat Country Dancing Master, 3rd Series, 2nd Bk, 3rd Ed., 1749
A3E3|C3/D/E A,2A|D2B E2c|1Fdc B3:|2Fdc B2|:e|
a3e3|c3/d/e A2f|G2e F2d|EcABGE|FAC B,B^G|A3-A2:|
W:Each Strain Twice. [repeats added to notation accordingly]
W:[1st and 2nd time endings added to correct note duration error in mss.]

Pretty Nun (The): Annotations