Challenge Breakdown (The)
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CHALLENGE BREAKDOWN, THE. Scottish, Hornpipe. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody twists in and out of four keys, hence the title (a 'challenge' to play or accompany).
Printed source: Honeyman (Strathspey, Reel and Hornpipe Tutor), 1898; p. 47. Milne (Middleton’s Selection of Strathspeys, Reels &c. for the Violin), 1870; p. 47.