Mary and Dorothy (The)
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MARY AND DOROTHY, THE. English, Country Dance Tune (6/4 or 6/8 time). E Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (Sharp): AAB (Barnes). The tune dates to 1726 and was printed by London publisher John Young in the Third Volume of the Dancing Master , 2nd edition (p. 63). Young was heir to the Playford publishing concerns. The longways dance and tune were printed in the 2nd edition only, and do not appear elsewhere.
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: Barnes (English Country Dance Tunes), 1986. Sharp (Country Dance Tunes), 1909; p. 54.