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This one is rather obscure, and found in the Dan Emmett manuscript collection, listed as no. 12 in his own handwriting. It has some funky syncopated figures.

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Comment by Paul Draper on January 2, 2014 at 8:14am
Very nice Tim. That arpeggio at the beginning looks pretty tricky. Thanks for posting the scores.
Comment by Tim Twiss on January 2, 2014 at 8:17am

Thanks Paul. Actually not....you have 2 open strings to use - one at each end of it. Articulate with a slur...and it slides right out from under the fingers.

Comment by Paul Draper on January 2, 2014 at 8:22am
Looking forward to trying it when I get back home...
Comment by Mark Weems on January 2, 2014 at 10:56am

Nice tune!

Comment by Strumelia on January 2, 2014 at 5:33pm

Nice, Tim.  I agree, nice to see the actual notation, too.   :)

Comment by Al Smitley on January 2, 2014 at 9:08pm

It's good to see you're back.  Minnick's is my favorite of your recent postings.

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