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BobL Stripping the Willow (65* d) RE: Stripping the Willow 14 Dec 20

Must agree with Sandman, it's best danced to slip jigs. Sharp substituted hornpipes, partly (I believe) because a step-hop was easier for the kiddies to do, and partly because his Edwardian classically-trained pianists would have regarded 9/8 as outrageously exotic. In his Country Dance Books Sharp also found substitutes for other slip jigs such as "Up With Aily".

Incidentally Hardy notated the tune "Drops of Brandy", in common time with strange accentuation.

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