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Thread #133214 Message #3021794
Posted By: Jack Campin
02-Nov-10 - 01:56 PM
Thread Name: Tune Req: 'Where have you been all the night?'
Subject: RE: Tune Req: 'Where have you been all the night?'
"Moll Brook" is "Malbrouk s'en va-t-en guerre", which turns up under all sorts of spellings in old manuscripts.
I'd guess that "Harlequin Hamlet" is just the "Harlequin Reel" of the 1780s, though there were other "Harlequin" tunes.