The Princess jig

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The Princess has been added to 12 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: The Princess
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Gmin
g|b2 b b>ag|a2 a a2 d|g2 g g>ba|^f>ga d2 d|
f2 f f>ed|e2 e e>fg|c2 c c>de|d>cB B2:|
f|d2 d d>cB|f2 f f2 c|e2 e e>dc|g2 g g2 G|
B2 B B>AG|d2 D =E^FG|^F2 d A>Bc|B>AG G2:|

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This is another I’ve learnt from the Boldwood CD. Its English from the 11th edition of Playford published in 1701.

Although transcribed in playford in 6/4 its actually easier to read in 6/8.