Sheet Music: The Parson in Boots

TitleThe Parson in Boots
Alternate titlesThe Drum Corps
The Welch Jig
ComposerTraditional English
InstrumentationFlute solo
KeyD major
RangeA4–A5
Time signature6/8
Tempo104 BPM
Performance time0:40
Difficulty levelintermediate
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Date added2018-01-13
Last updated2018-01-13
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Jigs, Traditional/Folk

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Saturday 13 January 2018

Tune of the Day: The Parson in Boots

Traditional English jig

The earliest appearance of this melody is in the 1770 music manuscript collection of Northumbrian musician William Vickers. It was printed in numerous collections during the 19th century.