The Burlesque jig

Also known as The Burlesque, Monmouth Assembly, The Monmouth Assembly.

The Burlesque has been added to 25 tunebooks.

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Two settings

1
X: 1
T: The Burlesque
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
|:fdf ecA|B/c/dB AFD|EFG ABc|def ecA|
fdf ecA|B/c/dB AFD|EFG Agf|edc d3:|
|:ABA AFA|B/c/dB AFA|Bcd efg|Bgf ecA|
fdf ecA|B/c/dB AFD|EFG Agf|edc d3:|
2
X: 2
T: The Burlesque
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
|:f3 ecA|d3 AFD|EFG ABc|def ecA|f3 ecA|d3 AFD|EFG Agf|edc d3:|
|:ABA AFA|BdB AFA|Bcd efg|Bgf ecA|f3 ecA|d3 AFD|EFG Agf|edc d3:|

Two comments

A really catchy jig from Thompson’s Compleat Collection of Country Dances c.1770

Can also be played

|: f3 ecA | d3 AFD | EFG ABc | def ecA | f3 ecA | d3 AFD | EFG Agf | edc d3 :|
|: ABA AFA | BdB AFA | Bcd efg | Bgf ecA | f3 ecA | d3 AFD | EFG Agf | edc d3 :|