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5. “Yankey doodle” and “La belle Gertrude”

June 7, 2011

“Yankey doodle” and “La belle Gertrude.” Manuscript, in an unidentified hand, undated

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“Yankey doodle” and “La belle Gertrude”
Manuscript, in an unidentified hand, undated
In: Music book

Box 183, folder 944

Princess Augusta and others compiled this volume of manuscript music during the late eighteenth century. Contents include “The Princess Royals minuet—1788,” six minuets for the King’s birthday in 1788, and an early version of Yankee doodle.

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