Sedauny --- Dargason

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X number   72
Title   Sedauny, Dargason
History   With two titles of Welsh derivation, both of which escape convincing, explanation, this unique progressive dance is paired with a 16th, century double-tonic circular tune of haunting familiarity. The title, of the song also connects the tune to Wales, Shropshire lying in the, foothills on the English side of the border.
Length   1/8
Rhythm   Jig
Tempo   120
Words   Chappell quotes the first of 16 verses set to this tune in the 17th, century:, The Shrop-shire Wakes, or hey for Christmas, being the, delightful sports of most countries, to the tune of, Dargason., Come Robin, Ralph, and little Harry, And merry, Thomas to our green, Where we shall meet with Bridget and Sary, And, the finest girls that e'er were seen, Then hey for Christmas a once, year, When we have cakes, with ale and beer, For at Christmas every, day, Young men and maids may dance away
Body   A2F F2F|A2B c>BA|B2G G2G|B2c d>cB|A2 F F2F|f2f e>dc|B2G G2G|g2f e>dc:|

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Created by Paul Sherwood on Sun, 02 Mar 2008 21:22:42, last updated Sun, 20 May 2012 12:39:16