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YOUNG SIR SOLOMON. AKA - "Young Sir Solamon." English, Country Dance Tune and Jig (6/4 time). C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. The tune and dance instructions ("Longways for as many as will") were first published by Henry Playford in his Dancing Master [1], 9th edition, 2nd supplement, of 1698. It was retained in the long-running Dancing Master series of editions through the 18th and final issue of 1728, published by John Young, heir to the Playford music publishing concerns. It was also published by rival London music publisher John Walsh in his The Compleat Country-Dancing Master, editions of 1719, 1731 and 1754.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Walsh (Complete Country Dancing-Master, Volume the Fourth), London, 1740; No. 168.

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