Beaux of London City (2)

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Beaux of London City (2)

(The Traditional Tune Archive)  
 Theme code Index   1341 4211
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England
 Genre/Style    English, Morris
 Meter/Rhythm    Jig/Quadrille
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    3 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    6/8
 History    ENGLAND(South Midlands)
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Cecil Sharp
 Book/Manuscript title    Morris Book (The)
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 36
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1913
 Artist    
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    



X: 1
T:Beaux of London City, Badby
M:6/8
L:1/8
A:Badby
P:A(AB)5
K:A
P:A
|:A2B c2A|dec ABc|\
M:9/8
L:1/8
d2c BGE A3:|
P:B
|:e2c B2A ce2|A2A B2c d3|\
M:6/8
e2c d2B|AGF EAc|\
M:9/8
edc dcB A3:|

BEAUX OF LONDON CITY [2]. English, Morris Dance Tune (irregular rhythm). A Major (Bacon): G Major (Mallinson). Standard tuning. AABB, x5. From Badby, Northhamptonshire, in England's Cotswolds. Cecil Sharp [Sharp & Butterworth, The Morris Book, Part V, p. 36, 1913] collected the dance and tune from Mr. Ephraim Cox, then aged 74, and the last surviving member of the Badby morris tradition (the team had disbanded forty years prior).

Printed sources: Bacon (The Morris Ring), 1974; pg. 30. Mallinson (Mally's Cotswold Morris Book), vol. 2, 1988; No. 46, pg. 23.