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dance noted down at the 'French Rocks' in 1851, by a competent musician—is a tune as regular as any devised by a French ballet composer, and, it may be added, bearing a curious and not remote resemblance to a style which has always been popu­lar in French music, and which has been carried to perfection by Gounod, in certain movements of his music to 'Sappho,' 'Ulysse,' and 'Philemon and Baucis.'
Ex. G.
Something bolder and more vigorous is the next specimen—a never-ending, still-beginning tune—in great request at festivals, and which, if not helped, as may be suspected, by notation, must rank high in any collection of Hindoo music : —

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