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Country Dance Air

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Source: C. Sharp ms no. 2858 in Vaughan Williams Memorial Library
Performer: Deane, Mrs
Place Collected: Cheltenham
Date collected: 29 March 1913
Collector: Sharp, Cecil

Country Dance Air  “Sung to me (CJS) by Mrs Deane at Cheltenham.  Always danced in old days at Lord Hawke’s Xmas party.” Lord Hawke was a famous Yorkshire and England cricketer, who, according to Wisden, bestrode the game like a colossus for over 50 years.

Note by Paul Burgess