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An investigation from Scotland Yard revealed some mistakes. I repost this one as the corrected version. Ever stared a piece right in the face and read it wrong anyway? Ha! That's what I did. This one comes from the Phil Rice Book of 1858, and the arrangement is credited to a young Frank Converse, whose career lasted into the end of the century. Funky, sublte, and subject to many interpretations. (PS...the title is correct now also).

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Comment by Rob MacKillop on August 16, 2009 at 11:57am
LOL. Much better!

Now play Essence of Old Virginny from Converse's Analytical, page 70. It would be interesting to compare the two. [That's not an order, by the way!]

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