Elsmith Four Step

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X:1 T: Elsmith Four Step S: Grant Lamb (1915-1981, Portage la Prairie, Manitoba) M:C L:1/8 R:Reel D:Voyager VRCD 312, Grant Lamb - "Tunes from Home" (1974) F:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/elsmith-four-step Z:Transribed by Andrew Kuntz K:F (3A/_B/=B/|c=Bcd (c/d/c)A FD|C/D/C FA c2 (c/=B/d)|{d}c/=B/c GA BB3c/d/| cA F/^F/G A3(3A/_B/=B/|c=Bcd (c/d/c)A FD|C/D/C FA c2 (3c/d/_e/| e^def e=d c/d/e|fefg f2||(3f/d/e/|ff2 g/f/ ed d/e/d | c=BTcA F3 G/A/|BABA G2c2|FF2 G/A/ c3 de| ff2 g/f/ ed d/e/d |c=BTcA F3 G/A/|BABc d2e2 |gf (3f/e/g/ f2||



ELSMITH FOUR STEP. Canadian, Four-Step. Canada, Manitoba. F Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. Elsmith is a place-name in the Province of Manitoba, near Bagot, commemorating one of the pioneering families in the area. Source Grant Lamb recalled "There was a district in our area called after a family of Smiths. I went to many dances there and they always played this tune"[1].

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : -

Recorded sources: -Voyager VRCD 312, Grant Lamb - "Tunes from Home" (1974)

See also listing at:
Hear Grant Lamb's 1974 recording at Slippery Hill [1]



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  1. Liner notes to Voyager Records VRCD 312 (1974).