Young Fox (The)
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YOUNG FOX. English, Jig. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The jig was first published in John Hinton’s periodical Universal Magazine of Knowledge and Pleasure (London, 1756), followed by printings in Charles and Samuel Thompson’s first country dance collection (London, 1757) and John Johnson’s 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 8 (London, 1758). “Young Fox” is one of the "missing tunes" from William Vickers' 1770 Northumbrian dance tune manuscript.
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: Thompson (Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 1), 1757; No. 105.