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X:1 T:Farewell Waltz N:From the playing of fiddler Lonnie Robertson (Mo.) M:3/4 L:1/8 Q:"" R:Waltz N:Parts reversed from the "Farewell Waltz" in Christeson's N:"Old Time Fiddler's Repertory vol. 2" (1986, No. 220). D:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/farewell-waltz D:Caney Mountain Records CLP 229, Lonnie Robertson - "Country Fiddling" Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:C g ^fa|g2e2c2|A4 c2|A2-AG E2|G2-Gg ^fa| g2e2c2|G2A2_B2|=B2- Ba- g2|B4 a^g|a2f2d2| A2B2 cd|(B2- Bd/B/) A2|G6|[G6d6] |[G6_e6] |ea ge cA| G2E2ga|g2-e2c2|A4c2|A4E2|G6| cd ef g2|-a6|ab ab ab|c'6|c6|d4 cd|e2 (cd/c/ A2)| G2E2F2|G2 ed eG|F2d2d2|[E6c6]|[E6c6]|| GF|[C2E2]-[CE][CD]- [C2E2]|G,A, B,C DG|[C2E2]-[CE][CD]- [C2E2]|G,A, B,C DG| [C6E6]|([C2E2]F2)G2|[E6c6]|[E2c2]E2G2|c2E2G2| c2E2[E2c2]|+slide+[G6B6]|[G2B2]- [GB]c B2|F6|G,A, B,C DE|F6| G,2B,2D2|B2A2G2|F2G2D2|EA GE CA,|G,A, B,C DG| E2- ED- E2|G,A, B,C DG|E6|E2F2G2|c6|c2B2c2| +slide+[e2e2]-[ee][de]- [e2e2]|d4 ((3cdc)|[A6A6]-|[A2A2]-[AA]A [^GA]-[AA]|cd cB AG|B2 A2 EF| GA GE CE|A2 G2EF|G2 ed eG|F2d2d2|[E6c6]|[E6c6]||



FAREWELL WALTZ. AKA and see "Over the Waves." American, Waltz. USA, Ky. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). ABB. Kentucky fiddler Doc Robert's version of "Over the Waves." R.P. Christeson (1984) remarked on the melody: "...(it) was an accompanist's nightmare. It has poor phrasing, an excessive number of measures, and was improperly structured." Christeson reworked the tune for his volume, improving the line to his taste.


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Printed sources : - R.P. Christeson (Old Time Fiddlers Repertory, vol. 2), 1984; No. 200, p. 154.

Recorded sources : - Caney Mountain Records CLP 229, Lonnie Robertson - "Country Fiddling." Conqueror 7766 (78 RPM), Doc Roberts (Ky.). Gennett 6717 (78 RPM), Doc Roberts (Ky.).

See also listing at :
Hear Lonnie Robertson's recording at Slippery Hill [1]



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