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NEW ANYTHING. AKA - "New Any Thing." English, Country Dance Tune (cut time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody was published in London by John Young, heir to the Playford publishing concerns, in The Second Volume of the Dancing Master [1] (1710, p. 68). It was retained in all four editions of the work, the last published in 1728. The country dance instructions and melody also appear in Walsh & Hare's The Second Book of the Compleat Country Dancing-Master (London, 1718), John Walsh's The Second Book of the Compleat Country Dancing Master, 3rd Edition (1735) and son John Walsh's 1749 re-publication of the latter volume.

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