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PICKING OF/UP STICKS. English, Country Dance Tune (6/8 time). D Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). One part. The melody and dance instructions were published by Playford under this title in his English Dancing Master (1651).

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Barlow (Complete Country Dance Tunes from Playford's Dancing Master), 1985; No. 80, p. 33. Karpeles & Schofield (A Selection of 100 English Folk Dance Airs), 1951; p. 18. Raven (English Country Dance Tunes), 1984; p. 38 (Playford facsimile).

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