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X:1 T:New Anything M:C| L:1/8 R:Country Dance B:Playford DM 1710 K:D FG|A2d2A2d2|A3G F2d2|ABAG FdcB|AGFE D2 FG| A2d2A2d2|A3G F2d2|AdcB AGFE|D4-D2:| |:cd|e2c2A2 cd|efed c2A2|a2f2d2fg|abag f2 ed| cdef gBcd|efed c2A2|afdf e2c2|d4-d2:|]

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

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Offord (John of the Green: Ye Cheshire Way), 1985; p. 106.

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