Widow's Choice (The)

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 Theme code Index    1H53b1 3bH7b53b
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England
 Genre/Style    English
 Meter/Rhythm    Jig/Quadrille
 Key/Tonic of    E
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Aeolian (minor)
 Time signature    6/8
 Structure    AB
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:John Johnson
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:A Choice Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances vol. 4
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 111, p. 56
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1748
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X: 1 T:Widow's Choice, The. JJo.111 B:J.Johnson Choice Collection Vol 4, 1748 Z:vmp.Steve Mansfield 2014 www.village-music-project.org.uk M:6/8 L:1/8 Q:3/8=90 K:Em B | e^de BAB | GAB E2B | gfg dcd | BAB G2F | GAB cBA | def gfe | dcB AGF | G3-G2 || G |Bcd dcB | cBc C3 | ABc cBA | BAB B,3 | GAB cBA | ^dcB gfe | agf Bc^d | e3-e2 |]

X:1 T:Widow's Choice, The M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Country Dance Tune and Jig B:Walter Rainstorp music manuscript collection (1747, p. 15) F: https://collections.library.yale.edu/catalog/2057949 N:The cover is inscribed “Walter Rainstorp, 1747. Bought in Cheap Side, N:London, 1747”. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G B|e>^de BAB|GAB E2d|gfg dcd|BAB G2F| GAB cBA|def gfe|dcB AGF|G3-G2:| |:G|Bcd- dcB|cBc C3|ABc- cBA|BAB B,3| GAB cBA|^dcB gfe|agf Bc^d|e3-e2:|