Figure 3 (The)
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FIGURE THREE, THE. AKA - "Figure (The)." English, Country Dance Tune (cut time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody also appears in Northumbrian musician William Vickers' 1770 dance tune collection as "The Figer" (The Figure).
Source for notated version: William Vickers' 1770 music manuscript collection (Northumberland) [Seattle], where it appears as "The Figer."
Seattle/Vickers (Great Northern Tune Book, part 3), 1987; No. 411, p. 118.
Thompson (Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 2), 1765; No. 145.