Chlopicki Waltz

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CHLOPICKI WALTZ. American (?), Waltz (3/4 time). A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCC. Perhaps named in honor of Joseph Chlopicki (1771-1854), a Polish soldier and patriot who served under Napoleon and was made a general by Emperor Alexander (Russian). He became a dictator in the Polish insurrection of 1830-1831, and died in exile in Cracow.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Saunders (New and Complete Instructor for the Violin), Boston, 1847; No. 2, p. 50.

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