Sheet Music: Joan to the Maypole

TitleJoan to the Maypole
Alternate titlesThe Disappointment
May-day Country Mirth
Rural Recreation
ComposerTraditional English
InstrumentationFlute solo
KeyG major
RangeD4–E5
Time signature2/4
Tempo96 BPM
Performance time0:30
Difficulty leveleasy
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Date added2013-04-01
Last updated2013-04-01
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Monday 1 April 2013

Tune of the Day: Joan to the Maypole

Traditional English air

This Traditional English air dates back to at least the beginning of the 17th century. The tune appears in various collections under a number of different titles, including “May-day Country Mirth; or, The Young Lads and Lasses' Innocent Recreation” and “Rural Recreation; or, The Young Men and Maids' Merriment at their Dancing around a Country May-pole”.