Gustavus Galop (1)

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X:1 % T:Gustavus Galop [1], The T:Masquerade, The C:Auber M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Galop B:Cameron’s Selection of Violin Music (1859, p. 28) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Bb F|F(B/c/) BF|F(B/c/) BF|FBFd|Bg f2| e(g/^f) ge|d(f/=e/) fd|ce/d/ ec|dBB:| |:f|.b.a.g.f|.b.a.g.f|.b.a.g.f|ecce| .a.g.f.e|.a.g.f.e|.a.g.f.e|dBB!D.C.!:|]



GUSTAVUS GALOP [1]. AKA - "Masquerade (The)." English, Galop (2/4 time). B Flat Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB.
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The melody is from French composer Daniel Auber's (1782-1871) opera Gustavus the Third, or, The Masked Ball (1833), from the ball scene. Music from the opera was arranged into a fashionable set of quadrilles, of which the galop entitled "The Masquerade" was the finale.


Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Cameron (Cameron's Selection of Violin Music), 1859; p. 28.

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