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The Twenty Ninth Of May

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The Twenty Ninth Of May

Source: Playford 1686, interpreted by Colin Hume; published in English Dance & Song, Spring 1985 Volume 47 Number 1
Formation: Longways; Proper

Music:
Own tune.

Notes:
The second part of the article is about Abergenny.

The first problem that Colin discusses below is about getting access to the original manuscripts. This is much easier today thanks to sites such as Playford's Dancing Master: The Compleat Dance Guide, including another interpretation of The Twenty-Ninth of May, together with a facsimile of the original at the bottom of the page.

Original page from English Dance & Song, Spring 1985

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