Romp (2) (The)

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Romp (2) (The)

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 Theme code Index   5311H 5311H
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    Henry Carey
 Region    England
 Genre/Style    English, Stage
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece, Country Dance
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    6/8
 History    ENGLAND(London and South East)
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    John Walsh
 Book/Manuscript title    The Third Book of the Compleat Country Dancing-Master
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 127
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1735
 Artist    
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    



X:1 % T:Romp [2], The M:6/8 L:1/8 R:County Dance B:Wright's Compleat Collection of Celebrated Country Dances (London, 1740, p. 97) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D A2| AGF FED|Dd2-d2A|AGF FED|Dd2-d2e| fed edc|dcB cde|E3 ^G3|A3-A2:| |:e|cde A2e|cde A2A|FGA D2A|FGA D2e|edc cBA| Ae2-e2A|AFG AFG|Ad2-d2B|AGF E2D|D3-D2:|]


X: 1 % T: the Romp [2] T: Longways for &c. %R: jig B: Daniel Wright "Wright's Compleat Collection of Celebrated Country Dances" 1740 p.97 S: http://library.efdss.org/cgi-bin/dancebooks.cgi Z: 2014 John Chambers <jc:trillian.mit.edu> N: Repeats modified to match the "Each strain twice" instruction. N: The dance ends with 2 raised dots, presumable the ":|" icon missing its line. M: 6/8 L: 1/8 K: D % - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - A |\ AGF FED | Dd2- d2A | AGF FED | Dd2- d2e | fed edc | dcB cde | E3 ^G3 | A3- A2 :| |: e |\ cde A2e | cde A2A | FGA D2A | FGA D2e |edc cBA | Ae2- e2A | AFG AFG | Ad2- d2B |AGF E2D | D3- D2 :| % - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - %%center Each strain twice. %%begintext align %% The 1st Cu. right and left with the 2d Cu. then %% change places at the top proper .| then Figure %% thro' the 3d Cu. and turn in the 2d Cu. Place :| %% Then the 1st Cu. clap Hands with the 2d Cu. %% and humour the tune, then take all four Hands %% and go twice round and turn single .| then 1st %% and 3d Cu. sett and turn S., then take hands %% and go half round, which brings the 1st Cu. in %% to the 2d Cu. Place Proper : %%endtext % - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - %%sep 2 4 300