X:1 T:Elfin Waltz L:1/8 M:3/8 S:Elias Howe - Diamond School for the Violin (c. 1861) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G DGB|c2F|GBe|d3|DGB|d2F|AGB|D2d| DGB|c2F|GBe|d3|dcB|^GA>B|cD B/>A/|G2z|| d|dGe|dBd|gfe|d3|dGe|dBd|gfe|d2d|| DGB|c2F|GBe|d3|dcB|^GA>B|cD B/>A/|G2g| d3|f/e/d/c/B/A/|G2g|d3|f/e/d/c/B/A/|G2z:||
ELFEN/ELFIN WALTZ, THE. AKA and see "Cotillion (2) (The)." English, Scottish, American; Waltz. A Major (Raven): G Major (Kerr, Trim). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB (Raven, Trim): AA'BB'C (Kerr). Composed by the Bohemian composer, conductor and violinist Joseph Labitzky (1802-1881). Labitzky composed some 300 dance pieces during his career as conductor and soloist in Europe and England, where he was extremely popular. See also Ira Ford's version as "The Cotillion."