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X:1 T:Sellenger's Round [2]. (p)1657.PLFD1.129 T:Beginning Of The World. (p)1657.PLFD1.129, The M:6/8 L:1/8 B:Playford, Dancing Master,3rd Ed.,1657 O:England;London H:1657. Z:Chris Partington <www.cpartington.plus> K:Gmix G|G>AB GAB|c>de/^f/ g>fe|fga gaf|e3c2:| |:c|eg2e2c|Bd2B>AG|Bcd e^fg|^f3d>e=f| e>dc/d/ B>AG|c>de d>cB|ABG g>e/^f|g3-g2:|



SELENGER'S ROUND [2]. AKA and see "Beginning of the World (The)." English, Country Dance Tune (6/4 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB'. This jig, along with instructions for a country dance, was first published by London music publisher John Playford in his Dancing Master 3rd edition (1657) and was retained in the long-running Dancing Master series through the 8th edtion of 1690. Commencing with the Dancing Master 4th edition (1670) "Beginning of the World" was added as an alternate title.


Additional notes



Printed sources : - Playford (Dancing Master, 3rd edition), 1657; p. 132.

Recorded sources : - Antilles (Island) AN-7003, Kirkpatrick & Hutchings - "The Compleat Dancing Master" (1973. Appears as "The Beginning of the World").




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