Sans Souci Hornpipe

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X:1 T:Sans Souci M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Hornpipe S:Ryan’s Mammoth Collection (1883) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Bb d/e/ | f/b/a/g/ f/d/e/=e/ | g/f/d/B/ F/G/F/E/ | D/F/B/d/ g/f/e/d/ | c/e/a/g/ f/d/e/=e/ | f/b/a/g/ f/d/e/=e/ | g/f/d/B/ F/G/F/E/ | D/F/B/d/ f/e/c/A/ | BeB :| |: A/B/ | c/F/A/c/ f/g/f/=e/ | d/G/B/d/ g/a/g/f/ | =e/c/e/g/ b/g/=e/d/ | d/c/=B/c/ A(A/B/) | c/F/A/c/ f/g/f/=e/ | d/G/B/d/ g/a/g/f/ | =e/g/b/g/ e/c/B/G/ | FAF:|

SANS SOUCI HORNPIPE. American, Hornpipe (2/4 time). B Flat Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Sans Souci = 'carefree'. One of several tunes credited to G.L. Tracy in Ryan’s Mammoth Collection (1883). George Lowell Tracy (1855-1921) was a young man who later composed light opera and music composition books, according to musicologist Charles Wolfe (The Devil’s Box).

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Cole (1000 Fiddle Tunes), 1940; p. 95. Ryan’s Mammoth Collection, 1883; p. 129.

Recorded sources: -

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