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X:1 T:Dance in Fanny's Love T:Little Fanny's Love [2] M:C L:1/8 B:Edward Riley – “Riley’s Flute Melodies vol. 1” (New York, 1814, No. 172, p. 45) B: Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D b2|a<f fe d>e dA|B<cA<d Bd ab|a<f fe d>e df|e<a a>^g a2:| |:a2|a>g g>e f>g a>f|g>e e>c d>e fA|B<d A<d B<d A<b|a>f f>e d2:|]

LITTLE FANNY'S LOVE [2]. AKA - "Dance in Fanny's Love." English, Reel (cut or 2/4 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody was presumably part of the late 18th century ballet called The Scotch Ghost; or, Little Fanny's Love staged at Drury Lane in 1796. It starred Signora Bossi del Caro in the role of Fanny.

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Edward Riley (Riley’s Flute Melodies vol. 1), New York, 1814; No. 172, p. 45. Tegg (Analysis of the London Ballroom), 1825; p. 79. Kennedy (Traditional Dance Music of Britain and Ireland: Reels and Rants), 1997; No. 104, p. 26.

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