Roast Beef of Old England (The)

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 Theme code Index    1H73H2H 1H765
 Also known as    Roast Beef and Brown Beer
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England
 Genre/Style    English, Morris
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece, Country Dance
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    6/4, 6/8
 History    ENGLAND(London and South East)
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:John Walsh
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Compleat Country Dancing Master 3rd Series 2nd Book 3rd edition
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 16
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1749
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X: 1 T:Roast Beef and Brown Beer. WCD3/2.016 T:Oh, Roast Beef of Old England,aka. WCD3/2.016 M:6/4 L:1/4 Z:vmp. Peter Dunk 2015 B:Walsh, Compleat Country Dancing Master, 3rd Series, 2nd Bk, 3rd Ed., 1749 Q:3/4=90 F: K:D A|d3/e/d c2d/e/|fed e2d/c/|\ d3/e/d c3/d/c|BE^G A2A| BGB d2c/B/|AFD B3|e3/f/g c3/B/A| d3 A2F|G3/A/B A3/d/c|d3-d2|] W: W:Tune to be play'd quite through.

X: 1 T:Oh the Roast Beef of Old England. JJo2.144 Z:vmp.Steve Mansfield 2014 B:J.Johnson Choice Collection Vol 2 after c1750 M:6/4 L:1/4 Q:3/4=80 F: K:D A | d>ed c2d/e/ | ged e2d/c/ | d>ed c>dc | BE^G A2A |BGB d2c/B/ | AFD B3 | e>fg c>BA | d3 G2F |G>AB Ad>c | d3-d3 |]

X:1 T:Roast Beef M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig B:Aird – Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 1 (1782, No. 77, p. 27) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D A|d>ed c>de|fed e2c|d>ed c>dc|BE^G A2:||:A|BGB d2 c/B/| A>FD B3|e>fg c>BA|d3 A2F|G/A/ B2 A>dc|d3 d2:|]

X:2 T:Roast Beef M:6/8 L:1/8 S:Robinson – Massachusetts Collection of Martial Musick (1818) K:D A|dcd Bcd|fdf ecA|dfd cAc|BGB A2:| |:B/c/|BGB dcB|AG A/B/ A/z/ z2|def ecA|def AGF|GAB cBc|d z2 z2:|

X:1 T:Roast Beef of Old England. RHu.020 S:R.Hughes MS,1823,Whitchurch,Shrops. A:Whitchurch, Shropshire Z:Neil Brookes 2006 M:6/8 L:1/8 Q:3/8=100 R:Air K:C A|c>dc Bcd|ece d2G|c>dc BAG|AG^F” in MS”G2::! G|AFA cBc|GEG A3|Gfe dcB|c3GFE|FGA GcB|c3c2:|

X:1 T:Roast Beef of Old England. JC.127 R:Air S:John Clare,Poet,Helpston. (1793-1864) N:Rosbif ? Mais non ! N:Song text exists. See Deacon. O:England A:Northamptonshire Z:vmp.P. Headford M:6/8 L:1/8 Q:3/8=60 K:D A|\ ded cde|fdfe2c|d>” qu”ed cBA|BGEA2|! |d|BGB dcB|AFDB3|efg cBA|” crot”d3AGF|\ GAB cAc|” crot”d3d2|]

X:1 T:Roast Beef of Old England M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Air B:Manson – Hamilton’s Universal Tune Book vol. 2 (1854, p. 103) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:F c|f>gf e>fgt|a>gf g2e|f>gf e>dc|d<Bd c2c| d<Bd f>ed|c>BA B2c|d>ba gfe|f3 c2A|B>cd e<ce| f3 f2c|dba gfe|f3 c2A|B>cd e<ce|f3 f2||

X:48 T:Roast Beef of Old England O:No 48 Wm Clarke MS Feltwell, Norfolk N:Time sig given as C but it is triple time N:Left as in MS Z: transcribed by Lyn Law M:4/4 L:1/8 K:D B2|d e2d c2|d2e f2d|f2e2Ad|e2d2cBA|B2G2BA| A2|d e2d c2|d2e f2d|f2e2Ad|e2d2cBA|B2G2BA:| |:A2B G2B2d2|cB A2F2|GB efg|f a2g f2|A2F2GAB| cA c2d2|A2B G2B2d2|cB A2F2|GB efg|f a2g d2|A2F2GAB|cA c2d2|]

X:1 T:Roast Beef of Old England, The L:1/8 M:6/8 S:Chappell – Popular Music of the Olden Time (1859) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Bb F|B>cB ABc|dBd c>BA|B>cB A>GF|GCE F2F|GEG B>AG| FDB, G3|c>de A>GF|B3 F2D|E>FG FBA|(B3 B2)||