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Key later changed to G Mix

1 a, 2 b's




"Pills to Purge Melancholy" (1719).

popular songs against monks and friars. D'Urfey included the song in

"The Friar in the Well": The story is an old one, and one of the many

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Jig Over five titles > 10 transcriptions > 5 transcriptions Has lots of stepwise movement Has some stepwise movement major G C F 6/8 Has notes text Has history text No chords explore more...


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X: 1
T: The Maid Peeped Out the Window
T: The Friar in the Well
O: 1651
P: 3 times
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Gmix
D \
| "G"G2G G>AB | "C(Am)"A2G E3 | "G"B2B "C"c>de | "G"d2B G2 :: G | "G"B2c d>ed | "C"c2B A2G |
| "F"F2E F2G | A>GF "C"E3 | "G"D2D G2G | "F(Dm)"F>EF "C"E2E | "G"D2G "F"F>GA | "G"G3 G2 :|
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