Smith's Rant

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 Theme code Index    1353 427L5L
 Also known as    Cuckoo (The), Cuckow (The), May Day (7), Smith's New Rant
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England
 Genre/Style    English
 Meter/Rhythm    Country Dance
 Key/Tonic of    F
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/2
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    John Playford
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Dancing Master 3rd edition (supplement)
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 119
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1765
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X: 1 T:Smith's Rant. (p)1657.PLFD1.131 T:Cuckoo. (p)1657.PLFD1.131, The T:May Day. (p)1657.PLFD1.131 M:C L:1/8 Q:1/2=70 B:Playford, Dancing Master,3rd Ed.,1657 O:England;London H:1657. Z:Chris Partington <> K:F F2A>Bc2A2|B>cA>BG2F2|f2e>fg2e2|f>ge>fd2c2:| |:g2a>ba3(g/f/)|e>fd>e^c2d2|e2d>e f>ga>f|b<ag>fe2f2:|

X:1 T:Smith’s Rant M:C| L:1/8 N:”Longways for as many as will.” B:John Walsh – Complete Country Dancing-Master, Volume the Fourth B: (London, 1740, No. 73) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:F F2A>B c2A2|B>c A>BG2F2|f2e>f g2e2|f>g e>f d2c2|| g2a>b a3(g/f/)|e>f d>e ^c2de|f2 d>f g2e>g|a>f b>a g2f2||