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VIRTUOSO [1], THE. American (?), "Fancy Hornpipe." F Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BB'. The tune is listed as a "fancy hornpipe" in Harding's 1905 collection, possibly referring to the tune's use as a vehicle for stage clog dancers.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Hardings All-Round Collection, 1905; No. 9, p. 3. Knowles (Northern Frisk), 1988; No. 58.

Recorded sources: Maeve Donnelly - "The Independence Suite - Trad Music from Ireland, Scotland & Cape Breton" ().

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