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X:1 T:Young Phillis M:3/2 L:1/8 S:John Young’s Dancing Master, second volume (3rd edition, 1718) K:F f4 c2 d2c2 BA|G2A2 BAGF F2c2|f4 d2 ef g2 fe|d2e2 fedc c4:| |:c2e4 f2g2 ab|a2 gf efed ^c2a2|B2g2 A2f2G2d2|^c2d2e2 c2d2e2| f4 c2 d2c2 BA|G2a2 bagf e2 dc|d2g2c2f2B2f2|e2f2g2 fe f4:|]

YOUNG PHILLIS. English, Country Dance Tune (3/2 time). F Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. “Young Phillis” appears in London publisher John Young’s Second Volume of the Dancing Master series, but not until the third edition of 1718 (it was retained for the fourth edition of 1728, the end of the series). London publisher John Walsh picked up the tune for his Second Book of the Compleat Country Dancing Master (1719).

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Barnes (English Country Dance Tunes, vol. 2), 2005; p. 148.

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