Billy Kings Bass Minuet

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Billy Kings Bass Minuet

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  15L3bL 1L3b3b
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England
 Genre/Style    English
 Meter/Rhythm    Minuet
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    NONE
 Mode    Aeolian (minor)
 Time signature    3/4
 History    
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Daniel Wright
 Book/Manuscript title    Wright's Compleat Collection of Celebrated Country Dances
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 76
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1740
 Artist    
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    


Tune annotations


X: 1
T:Bass Minuet. TBe.017
M:3/4
L:1/4
Q:1/4=100
S:Thomas Bennet MS,1718, VWML
R:.Minuett
O:England
N:This is titled "Bass Minuet" but is written in the treble clef and it
N:is not clear to which, if any of the minuets, this is the bass.C.Gr.
N:Perhaps it's for Bass Viol? It certainly doesn't fit under any of the other minuets.
H:1718
Z:vmp.C. Graebe..
K:F major
C | F/E/F/G/ F | C F2 | GAB | A d/c/ d |\
c F2 | B B,A, | G,GE | F3 ||!
c | f/e/f/g/f/g/ | ea2 | d b/a/ b | g c'2 |\
dbd | ca2 | d g/f/g/e/ f3 |]
X: 1
T: Billy Kings Bass Minuet
T: Longways
%R: minuet
B: Daniel Wright "Wright's Compleat Collection of Celebrated Country Dances" 1740 p.76
S: http://library.efdss.org/cgi-bin/dancebooks.cgi
Z: 2014 John Chambers <jc:trillian.mit.edu>
M: 3/4
L: 1/8
F:http://john-chambers.us/~jc/music/book/DanielWright/CCCCD.abc	 2015-03-08 023030 UT
K: Am
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|:\
A2EDCB, | A,2cBcA | B2G2G2 | G2edcB |
c2^G2A2 | E2C2F2 | DFEDCB, | A,6 H:|
e2c2c2 | d4G2 | cedfeg | e3def |
g2c2d2 | BAG2c2 | d2B4 | c3dc"d.C."B |]
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%%center The first strain twice, the second but once and end with the 1st strain
%%begintext align
%% Minuet step) The 1st Cu. go hands across
%% half round with the 2d Cu., and lead thro'
%% the 3d Cu. and cast up .| then hands across
%% half round with the 3d Cu., and cast up
%% to the top :| the 1st and 2d Cu. take hands
%% and go quite round, then the 1st Cu. cast
%% of in the 2d Cu. place.
%%endtext
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%%sep 2 4 300

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