Richmond Ball

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Richmond Ball

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 Theme code Index   5H4H3H2H 1H2H1H2H
 Also known as    Polly for ever, Round (The), Mr. Lane’s Maggot
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England
 Genre/Style    English
 Meter/Rhythm    Country Dance, Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    1 flat
 Mode    Aeolian (minor)
 Time signature    4/4
 History    ENGLAND(London and South East)
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Henry Playford
 Book/Manuscript title    Dancing Master 9th edition
 Tune and/or Page number    
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1695
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    

X:1 % T:Richmond Ball. (p)1695.PLFD1.328 T:Mr. Lane's Maggot M:4/4 L:1/8 Q:1/2=100 B:Playford, Dancing Master,9th Ed,1695. R:Maggot O:England;London H:1695. Z:Chris Partington <> F: K:Dm a4g4|f2gfe2A2|defge2A2|defge2A2| a2bag2ag|f2gfe2A2|defge2^c2|d4-d4:| |:F2A2F2A2|F2A2F2A2|A2GAF2A2|A2GAF2A2| FGAG FGAG|FGAG FGAf|e2d2e2^c2|d4-d4:|

X:1 % T:A Song made upon a New Country Dance at T:Richmond, call'd, Mr. Lane's Maggot M:C| L:1/8 B:D'Urfey - Wit and Mirth; or, Pills to Purge Melancholy, vol. 2 (1719-20, p. 218) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Dmin a4g4|f2 gf e2A2|de fg e2A2|de fg e2A2| a2 ba g2 ag|f2 gf e2A2|de fg|e2 ^c2|d8|| F2A2F2A2|F2A2F2A2|A2 GA F2A2|A2 GA F2A2| FG AG FG AG|FG AG FG Af|e2d2e2^c2|d8||

X:1 % T:Richmond Ball. JJo2.100 Z:vmp.Anne Wride 2014 B:J.Johnson Choice Collection Vol 2 after c1750 W:Longways for as many as will M:C| L:1/8 Q:1/2=75 K:Dmin a4 g4 | f2 gf e2 A2 | defg e2 A2 | defg e2 A2 | a2 ba g2ag | f2gf e2A2 | defg e2 ^c2 | d8 || |: F2 A2 F2 A2 | F2 A2 F2 A2 | A2 GA F2A2 | A2 GA F2A2 | FGAG FGAG | FGAG FGAf | e2d2e2^c2 | d8|| W:First Cu. cast off lead thro’ the 3rd Cu. then cast off and lead up thro’ both Cu. and cast off in 2nd Cu. Place. W:the 1st Man being in the 2nd Man’s place, W:Turn 1st Wo. with the Right hand, and fall in their own Places, W:the 1st Wo. being in 2nd Wo. Place W:Turn 1st Man, so fall in their own Places, W:all four lead up and cast off in 2d Cu. Place

X:1 % T:Richmond Ball M:C L:1/8 R:Reel S:William Vickers’ music manuscript collection (Northumberland, 1770) K:D a2g2 fe/d/ eA|d/e/f/d/ eA d/e/f/d/ eA|gb/a/ ga/g/fg/f/ ef/g/|fe/d/ ed/c/ d2D2:| |:FAFA FA AG/F/|GBGB GB BA/G/|FAFA FA ga/g/|fe/d/ ed/c/ d2D2:|