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DULCIE BELL. English, Waltz. Played on solo duclicmer, plucked with the fingernails (rather than wool covered beaters), by Hingham, Norfolk, musician Billy Cooper (1893-1964). It was a tune he learned from his father who had been a locally renowned dulcimer and concertina player, and bandmaster and euphonium player with the Hingham and Watton band. It is thought his father may have composed the tune.

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Recorded sources: Topic TSCD607, Billy Cooper, Walter & Daisy Bulwer - "English Country Music" (2000. Originally recorded 1962). Veteran VT150CD, "Heel and Toe."




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