Millison's Jegge

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MILLISON'S JEGGE. English, Jig. D Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. "Millison's Jig" appears in the first edition of John Playford's English Dancing Master (London, 1651), and was retained in subsequent editions through the 7th (1686). The jig is similar to Playford's "Black Nag (1) (The)," introduced in the 3rd edition of the Dancing Master (1657).

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Barlow (Complete Country Dances from Playford's Dancing Master), 1985; No. 63, p. 30. Barnes (English Country Dance Tunes, vol. 2), 2005; p. 63 (appears as "Impropriety", the name of a 1999 dance by Brooke Friendly and Chris Sackett set to the tune).

Recorded sources: PARK PRKMC31, Maddy Prior & the Carnival Band - "Hang Up Sorrow and Care" (1995).




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