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BEGIN THE DANCE. English, Country Dance Tune (6/8 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune also appears in Longman, Lukey, & Broderip's Bride's Favourite Collection of 200 Select Country Dances, Cotillons (c. 1776).

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Skillern (Skillern's Twenty-Four Country Dances for the Year 1782), p. 10. Thompson (Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 5), 1788; No. 179, p. 89.

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