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Parson’s farewell

Parson’s Farewell is a dance from the 17th C dancing master’s collection, John Playford. Laurel Swift teaches it here to her Monday evening class in April 2012 in West Ealing, London UK. Laurel is playing it here in Am, but Bm version is notated below the Am version.

Parson's farewell Am TT

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One Response

  1. This is a great old tune! Just tried it for the first time, reading it straight out…great!

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