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 Theme code Index    316L5L 7L425L
 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 Walsh
 Book/Manuscript title    Caledonian Country Dances vol. 2
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 319, p. 59
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1737
 Artist    
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Media    
 Score   ()   


Rakes of Rochester (The): Annotations


X:1
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T:Rakes of Rochester
M:2/4
L:1/8
B:Walsh - Caledonian Country Dances (c. 1737, No. 319, p. 59)
Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion
K:A
V:1
e/d/|c A2 E|F2 EA|GAdc|B/A/G/F/ Ee/d/|
c A2 E|F2 EA|GA c/B/A/G/|{G}A3:|
|:B|c2 Be|c2 Bd|cB/A/ GA|B/A/G/F/ EB|
c2 Be|c2 Bd|cB/A/ BA/G/|{G}A3:|
V:2 clef=bass
z|A,2C2|D2 CA,|B,A,G,A,|E,2 z2|
A,2C2|D2C2|B,A, E,E,,|A,,3:|
|:z|A,2G,2|A,2E,2|A,2 E,F,|E,2 z2|
A,2G,2|A,2E,2|A,2E,2|A,,3:|]
X: 1
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T:Rakes of Rochester. Ru1.030, The
B:Rutherford's Country Dances Vol 1, 1756
Z:village music project, Steve Mansfield July 2015
M:2/4
L:1/8
W:Cast off one Cou. & turn your Partner .| Cast up
W:again & turn her :| Foot it & Hands across with
W:the 2d Cou. .|. The same back again :||: The first
W:Man foot it to the 2d Wo. & turn her .|| The first
W:Wo. does the same with the 2d Man :|| Cross over
W:and half Figure .||. R[igh]t Hand & Left :|
Q:1/4=90
K:A
|:e/d/ | cA2 E | TF2 EA | GA dc | B/A/G/F/ Ee/d/ |
cA2 E | TF2 EA | GA c/B/A/G/ | A3 :|
|: B | Tc2 Be | Tc2 Be | {d}cB/A/ GA | B/A/G/F/ EB |
Tc2 Be | Tc2Be | {d}c(B/A/) c/B/A/G/ | A3 :|
X:172
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T:Rakes of Rochester, The
M:2/4
L:1/8
B:Thompson’s Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 1 (London, 1757)
Z:Transcribed and edited by Fynn Titford-Mock, 2007
Z:abc’s:AK/Fiddler’s Companion 
K:A
(e/d/)|c A2 E|TF2 EA|GA dc|(B/A/G/F/) Ee/d/|
c A2 E|F2 EA|GA (c/B/A/G/)|A3:|
|:B|Tc2 Be|T c2 Be|{d}cB/A/ GA|(B/A/G/F/) EB|
Tc2 Be|Tc2 Be|{d}cB/A/ (c/B/A/G/)|A3:||
X:2
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T:Rakes of Rochester, The
M:2/4
L:1/8
R:Country Dance
B:James Aird – Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 3 (Glasgow, 1788, No. 534, p. 203)
N:”Humbly dedicated to the Volunteers and Defensive Bands of Great Britain and Ireland”
Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion
K:G
d/c/|BG2D|E2 DG|FG cB|A/G/F/E/ Dd/c/|
B G2D|E2 DG|FG B/A/G/F/|G2G:|
|:A|TB2 Ad|TB2 Ad|BA/G/ FG|A/G/F/E/ DA|
TB2 Ad|TB2 Ad|(c/B/)(A/G/) (B/A/)(A/G/)|G2 G:|]

Rakes of Rochester (The): Annotations