J. Mullen's Schottisch

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J. MULLEN'S SCHOTTISCH. American, Schottisch (2/4 time). A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. J.J. Mullen a some-time and long-time member of the minstrel troup Buckley's Serenaders when they opened in New York December 22, l862, at the Palace of Music, Fourteenth Street, near Sixth Avenue, part of the Cremione Gardens. At the time the company consisted of R. Bishop and G. Swaine Buckley, Dave Read, J. A. Palmer, August Asche, Julia Gould, G. Lonsdale, H. Leake, J. J. Mullen, G. Clarence, and J. Smith. In 1852 Mullen is recorded as having been featured in the "Fanny Bloomer Dance" in the second part of the act, in which he (dressed as a female) parodied the latest fashion in women's clothing. In 1854 he played the part of "Liza" in the Buckleys' Burlesque opera Somnambula" at the Coliseum in New York.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Buckley (Buckely's New Banjo Method), 1860; p. 74.

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