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X:1 T:Buonaparte's Expedition M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Country Dance B:T. Skillern - Twenty-Four New Country Dances for the Year 1799 (p. 8) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:C G|c>dce|(dcc).e|(dcc).e|g3G|c>dce|(dccc) |A>GAB|c3:||:g|(gec).a|(fdB).g|(ecA).f| (dBG).G|c>dce|d(cc)e|A>GAB|c3:|]

BONAPART(E)'S EXPEDITION. English, March or Country Dance Tune (2/4 time). G Major (Peacock): C Major (Skillern). Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. The melody was perhaps once the air for a song.

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Printed sources : - Thomas Skillern (Twenty Four New Country Dances for the Year 1799), 1799; p. 8. Peacock (Favorite Collection of Tunes with Variations), c. 1805; No. 18, p. 6.

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