Cold and raw – Elliott, Kwella

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, bass viol George Weigand, lute Jeremy Barlow, harpsichord Recorded in March 1981 ___ This tune was first printed in 1651, in John Playford’s The English Dancing Master. Ten years later, a song called A Cup of Old Stingo appeared in Merry Drollery Complete; it was probably the original song, composed circa 1620. The same tune was also used for a song by Martin Parker called The Country Lass, that John Hilton made into a catch, published in his Catch that catch can, in 1652. But it became …

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