X:1 T:Dance, The T:Wives of Torphichan M:6/8 L:1/8 S:William Vickers' music manuscript collection (Northumbria, 1770) K:D A|F2D DFA|ECE G2E|F2D DFA|DED f2d| ga/g/f/e/ fg/f/e/d/|eEE E2A|F2A Bd/c/B/A/|dDD D2:| |:g|fef def|gaf eaf|fef def|gbg f2d| gag fgf|eEE E2A|F2A Bd/c/B/A/|dDD D2:||
DANCE, THE. AKA and see "Wives of Torphichan." English, Jig (6/8 time). England, Northumberland. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The jig was printed as "Wives of Torphichan/Torphican" in mid-18th century collections issued by London publishers John Johnson and David Rutherford, and, in Edinburgh, by Robert Bremner.