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X:1 T:Cassano Jig T:Cassino M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig B:Elias Howe – Musician’s Omnibus Nos. 6 & 7 (Boston, 1880-1882, p. 604) B: http://ks4.imslp.net/files/imglnks/usimg/c/c7/IMSLP601433-PMLP562790-ONeill_Rare_Medium_M40_M8_v6.7_text.pdf Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G A|B2A B2A|GAG GAB|c2B c2B|ABA A2B| cde edc|Bcd dcB|ABc B2A|G2G G2:| |:G|ded dBG|e2e e2z|cdc cBA|d2d d2z| G2A B2G|d2B g2d|edc BcA|G2G G2:|]



CASSANO JIG. AKA and see "Cacina," "Cassino." English, American; Jig and March (6/8 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Under the title "The Cassano" the melody was printed by Thomas Cahusac inNew and Complete Instructions for the Oboe or Hoboy, c. 1790 (p. 21), however, Boston publisher Elias Howe probably had the tune for his Musician's Omnibus Nos. 6 & 7 (1880-1882) from a New England source, Norris and Sawyer's The Village Fifer (Exeter, N.H., 1808). In the latter, the tune title is simply "Casano" without an article. English versions under the "Cassino" title predate American sources, dating to the latter 19th century.


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Printed sources : - Elias Howe (Musician’s Omnibus Nos. 6 & 7), Boston, 1880-1882; p. 604.






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