Brisk and Airy (1)

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BRISK AND AIRY [1]. English, Country Dance Tune (6/4 time). C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The dance and tune were first published in John Young's Second Volume of the Dancing Master [1], first edition (London, 1710), and was retained in the subsequent editions of the volume, through the final one of 1728. It was also published in Walsh and Randall's New Country Dancing Master, Second Book (London, 1710) and in Walsh's Second Book of the Compleat Country Dancing-Master, editions of 1719, 1735 and 1749.

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