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X: 1 T: Aggie's R: mazurka M: 3/4 L: 1/8 K: Dmaj A2 |\ d2 d>c d>e | f2 d>A F>G | (3ABA A>F A>B | B>A G>F E>^d | e2 e>^d e>f | g2 e>d d>c | (3cdc B2 G>B | B2 A>G (3FGA | d2- d>c d>e | f2 d>A F>G | A2- A>F A>B | B>A G>F E2 | (3efe e2 (3^def | g>f e>d d>c | (3ABA B2 c2 | d2- d3/ || |: e/ f>g |\ (3fgf d2 fg | (3fgf d2 f>g | a2 a>f g>f | (3efe e>^d e>f | (3efe c2 e>f | (3efe A2 e>f | g2 g>e f>e |[1 d2- d3/ :|[2 d4 |]



AGGIE'S MAZURKA. AKA - "Aggie's Waltz." AKA and see "Valse du coq." Canadian, Irish; Mazurka and Waltz (3/4 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune entered Irish tradition from the playing of Seamus Egan, who recorded it in 1996. However, Egan obtained the tune fromfiddler Ron Fromanger, from Newfoundland. It is cognate with a waltz entitled "Valse du coq," recorded by Montreal fiddler Joseph Allard (1873-1947) in 1930, and this may be the ultimate source of the tune. See also Michael Coleman's related waltz "Men of the West (1)."


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Recorded sources : - Shanachie 34015, Seamus Egan - "Traditional Music of Ireland" (1986). Sharon Shannon - "Renegade" (2006).




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