Riddle (1) (The)
X:1 % T:The Riddle  B:J. Johnson Choice Collection, Vol. 6, no. 137, 1751 Z:vmp.Steve Mansfield 2015 www.village-music-project.org.uk M:6/8 L:1/8 K:A e | dcB A2e | abg aec | dfd cec | B3- B2d | cBA edc | fed agf | edc BAG | A3- A2:| |: f | eGA Bcd | edc B2d | cBA edc | Tf3 e2g | f/g/af ece | fdf ecA | c/d/ec BEG | A3- A2:|]
RIDDLE , THE. English, Country Dance Tune and Jig (6/8 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody, with country dance instructions, was published in London by John Walsh in his Compleat Country Dancing-Master, Volume the Third (c. 1749) and by John Johnson in A Choice Collection of Favourite Country Dances, vol. 6 (1751).