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Comment by Rob MacKillop on July 10, 2012 at 4:54am

Bandurand Polka (1877)

Charley's Schottische (1877)

The Lily Mazourka (1868)

G. Swain Buckley's Celebrated Minor Jig - Dedicated to S. Thalberg (1868)

Videoed these before but on a fretted banjo. Not easy, but fun, on a fretless.

Comment by Al Smitley on July 10, 2012 at 6:34am

Very nice!  The 'B' part of Bandurand Polka seems to be common in several other tunes.......Flying Cloud Schottische, for one.

Comment by Paul Draper on July 10, 2012 at 6:48am

Wonderful Rob!  Great way to start my day!

Comment by Tim Twiss on July 10, 2012 at 8:13am

Nice. Charley's ? Is this from the Dobson Book?

Love all those tunes. Well played....it fits your elegant styling.

Comment by Rob MacKillop on July 10, 2012 at 9:18am

Thanks, guys. That's Dobson 77, not Buckley. That's what happens when you record straight after breakfast...

Don't know Flying Cloud Schottische

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