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DISSEMBLING LOVE. AKA and see "Lost Heart (The)". English, Country Dance Tune (6/8 time). D Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). ABBB. The melody was first printed by London publisher John Playford in his English Dancing Master [1] (1651, p. 40, "Longways for six") and was retained in the long-running series through the 8th edition of 1690. Playford gives "The Lost Heart" as an alternate title.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Barlow (Complete Country Dance Tunes from Playford's Dancing Master), 1985; No. 21, p. 21. Barnes (English Country Dance Tunes), 1986. Raven (English Country Dance Tunes), 1984; p. 43 (a facsimile copy of Playford's printing). Sharp (Country Dance Tunes), 1909; p. 65.

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