Purlongs (The)

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 Theme code Index    1H53H 643
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England
 Genre/Style    English
 Meter/Rhythm    Country Dance, Triple Hornpipe
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    3/2
 History    ENGLAND(London and South East)
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Henry Playford
 Book/Manuscript title    Dancing Master Part II (supplement to the 9th edition)
 Tune and/or Page number    
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1696
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
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Purlongs (The): Annotations

X: 1
T:Purlongs. (p)1696.PLFD1.365, The
B:Playford, Dancing Master,9th Ed,1st Supp.,1696.
Z:Chris Partington <www.cpartington.plus>
d4A2de (fe)(dc)|B2G4A2F2A2|F2GA (BA)(GF)E2D2|
f3e (de)(fg)a2gf|e2B2(ef)(ed)c2A2|(AF)(AF) (BG)(BG) (cB)(cA)|
(dc)(dB) (ef)g2(ga)b2|a4A2a2A2=c2|B2e2A2c2d4:|
X: 1
T: Purlongs
N: "The" handwritten left of title.
P: Longways for as many as will
%R: minuet
B: "The Dancing-Master: Containing Directions and Tunes for Dancing" printed by W. Pearson for John Walsh, London ca. 1709
S: 7: DMDfD http://digital.nls.uk/special-collections-of-printed-music/pageturner.cfm?id=89751228 p.210
Z: 2013 John Chambers <jc:trillian.mit.edu>
N: The "first Strain" may mean the first 4 bars, but the "Strains" in this tune aren't marked with the usual double bar lines.
M: 3/2
L: 1/8
K: D
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d4 A2 (de) (fe) (dc) | B2 G4 A2 F2 A2 |F2 GA (BA) (GF) E2 D2 | 
(FG A2) A2 F2 A4 |B2 G4 B2 (Bc d2) | e4 E2 e2 (ef g2) |
f3 e de fg a2 (gf) | e2 B2 ef (ed) c2 A2 |(AF) (AF) (BG) (BG) (cB) (cA) | 
(dB) (dB) (ef g2) (ga b2) |a4 A2 a2 A2 =c2 | B2 e2 A2 c2 d4 |]
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%%   The 1. man and 1. wo. cross over below the 2. cu. and take hands half round and foot it. This to
%% the first Strain played twice.
%%    The 2. cu. do the same proper; then the men take hands and fall back, and the we. do the like:
%% then men turn half round face to face, and the we. do the like; then three steps forward and three
%% back, and then right and left three times till they come improper, with the 1. man's face to the 2. wo.
%% and the 1. wo's. face to the 2. man's; then fall back as before and cast half round, and then meet
%% as before and fall back; then right and left three times, and turn your own Partners will you come into
%% the 2. cu. place.
%% [DMDfD]
%%sep 1 8 500

Purlongs (The): Annotations