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X:1 T:Fanny’s Delight [2] M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Reel B:Saunders – New and Complete Instructor for the Violin (Boston, 1847, No. 43, p. 60) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G T(g/f/)|g G2 B/G/|F/A/D/F/ G(B/c/)|d/B/e/d/ c/B/A/G/|F/A/ D2 T(g/f/)| gG B/G/|F/A/D/F/ g(b/g/)|a/f/e/d/ g/e/d/^c/|ddd:| (d/c/)|B/g/B/c/ d(c/B/)|c/a/A/B/ c(B/A/)|B/d/e/d/ c/B/A/G/|F/A/ D2(g/a/)| b/g/f/g/ d/g/f/g/|b/g/f/g/ e/g/f/g/|d/g/e/g/ d/B/c/A/|Ggg||

FANNY'S DELIGHT [2]. American, Reel. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. The reel appears in Providence, Rhode Island, violinist, music teacher and dance fiddler George Saunders violin tutor, and influential volume printed in Boston, Mass., in 1847. Saunders placed his initials above every tune in the book that he composed, but not this one, which was unattributed. It was one of several tunes from Saunders' popular tutor entered note-for-note into the music manuscript copybook of musician M.E. Eames, frontispiece dated Aug. 22nd, 1859 (p. 51). Seattle musician Vivian Williams finds the tune to be a version of "Quindaro Hornpipe."

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Printed sources : - Saunders (New and Complete Tutor for the Violin), 1847; No. 43, p. 60.

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