Alford Weaver (The)

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ALFORD WEAVER, THE. Scottish, Reel (cut time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. Composed by fiddle-composer and dancing master J. Scott Skinner (1843-1927). It evidently is a immitative piece, meant to portray in sound the clacking of a loom, as indicated in the notation. One supposes that Skinner was able to play the note and make the clacking sound on the violin at the same time.

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Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Skinner (The Logie Collection), 1888; p. 94.

Recorded sources: -



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