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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  (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 Jr.'s 1749 re-publication of the latter volume.