Black Hills Waltz (The)

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BLACK HILLS WALTZ. American, Waltz (3/4 time). USA, Arizona. A Major. AEae tuning (fiddle). AB (Silberberg): AABB (Shumway). Snowflake, Arizona, fiddler Kenner Kartchner (1886-1970) said, "it goes at least back to 1890." There was a "Black Hills Waltz" composed in 1877 by H.R. Marcyes, but it is a different melody than Kartchner's "Black Hills Waltz."

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - Kenner C. Kartchner (Arizona) [Shumway].

Printed sources : - Shumway (Frontier Fiddler), 1990; p. 265. Silberberg (Tunes I Learned at Tractor Tavern), 2002; p. 11.

Recorded sources: -County 2730, Rafe Stefanini - "Glory on the Big String." Okehdodee OK75003, Kenner Karchner - "The New Beehive Songster vol. 1: Early Recordings of Pioneer Folk Music." Rounder CD 0359, Skip Gorman - "Lonesome Prairie Love" (1996).

See also listing at:
Hear Kenner Kartchner's 1943 home recording at Slippery Hill [1]



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