X: 1 T:Whirligig . (p)1651.PLFD1.103, The M:6/4 L:1/4 Q:3/4=100 S:Playford, Dancing Master,1st Ed.,1651. O:England;London H:1651. Z:Chris Partington. K:D A2Ad2e|f>gae>fg|fa2A>Bc|df2e3:| |:eg2gaf|e>fgc>fe|d>cBA>ag|f3e>ag| eg2ce2|d>cBA>fe|f>gab>ag|ae2d3:|
WHIRLIGIG . English, Country Dance Tune (6/4 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody appears in John Playford's (1623-1686) first edition of his English Dancing Master published in London in 1651 (p. 11) along with dance instructions for a longways dance for three couples.