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WHEN AS THE GREEKS DID ENTERPRISE. AKA and see "Troy Town,” "Queen Dido." English, Air (3/2 time). G Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. The air, which Chappell (1859) thinks is the original "Troy Town,” appears in Forbes' Songs and Fancies (1666), which contains songs "most of which are considerably older than the publication itself." Kidson (Groves) says the Welsh melody “Brenhines Dido” (Queen Dido) is “a very imperfect remembrance” of the ballad air “Troy Town” or “Queen Dido.”

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Chappell (Popular Music of the Olden Time, vol. 1), 1859; p. 184.

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