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GLOBETROTTER'S JIG. Canadian, Jig. C Major ('A' part) & G Major ('B' part). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB'. Composed by Maritime TV and radio fiddler Don Messer. It was first published as the first tune in Don Messer's Barn Dance Breakdowns: Violin and Piano (G.V. Thompson, 1954).

Source for notated version: Messer (Don Messer's Barn Dance Breakdowns: Violin and Piano), 1954; No. 1. Messer (Anthology of Favorite Fiddle Tunes), 1980; No. 155, p. 104.

Printed sources:

Recorded sources: APEX 9-26412, Don Messer & His Islanders. Apex AL 1613, "The Best of Don Messer and his Islanders, vol. 6." Voyager VRCD 341, Joe Pancerzewski: Legendary Northwest Fiddler" (learned at the Western Canada Championship Contest at Swift Current, Saskatchewan). Voyager VRLP 306-S, Joe Pancerzewski: The Fiddling Engineer" (1971).

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