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The New Exchange

Title     The New Exchange
History     One of two tunes commemorating a large commercial building built in
  1609 in competition with the Royal Exchange. Because there was another
  tune by this title, it was renamed "The New New Exchange" (1665) and
  "The New Royal Exchange" (1670).
Time_Signature     6/8
Rhythm     Jig
Words     I'll go no more to the New Exchange, there is no room at all
  It is
  so throng'd and crowded by the gallants of Whitehall
  But I'll go to
  the Old Exchange, where old things are in fashion
  For now the Kew's
  become the shop of this blessed Reformation
  Come, my new Courtiers,
  what d'ye lack? Good consciences? I you do
  Here's long and wide,
  the only wear, the straight will trouble you
Key_Signature     GDor

This tune occurs in 1 document :- Playford

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Contributed by Paul Sherwood Sun Mar 2 21:21:46 2008
Last edited Sun May 20 13:38:51 2012

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