Florence Killen's Waltz

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X:648 T:Florence Killen's Waltz C:Cliff Manley S:Learned from Lucien Mathieu M:3/4 L:1/8 Z:As played by Lucien Mathieu at Maine Fiddle Camp, 8/09 Z:For more tunes, discussion of the tunes, and other Z:traditional music and dance resources, go to Z:<http://tunes.nhcountrydance.com>. K:G [| B,>A, |\ "G" G,>B, D>G B>d |"G" e2 d2 B>d |"G" e2 d2 A>G |"D" F4 F>E | "D7" D>F A>d f>a |"D7" f2 e2 d2 |"D7" A2 B2 c2 |"G" B4 B,>A,| "G"G,>B, D>G B>d |"G" e2 d2 B>A |"G7" G2 A2 B2 |"C" c4 e2 | "C" g3 a g>e |"G" d2 B2 B>d |"D7" c2 F2 A2 |"G" G3 d e>f|] [|"G" g2 f2 g2 |"G".d2 "+"e2 G2 |"Am" F4 F>G |"D7" F4 A>d | "Am" f4 d2 |"D7" A2 B2 c2 |"G" B4 B>c |"G" B3 d e>f| "G"g2 f2 g2 |"G7" d2 B2 G2 |"C" c3 B c>d |"C#dim" e3 g f>e | "G"d2 B2 B2 |"D7" {d}c2 F2 A2|"G" G4 |]



FLORENCE KILLEN'S WALTZ. AKA and see "Gotell's Waltz." Canadian, Waltz. Canada, Prince Edward Island. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB'. Composed by Nova Scotia champion fiddler Clifford Manley in honor of Nova Scotia musician Florence Killen[1]. Manly was a 2013 inductee into the Nova Scotia Country Music Hall of Fame and was a frequent contestant in the Canadian Open Old-time Fiddle Championships in Shelburne, Quebec, including three consecutive first-place finishes in his age group from 2002 to 2004.

The alternate title, "Gotell's Waltz" (for a local fiddling family) is from south Kings County, PEI. See also Florence Killen's own composition "River John Sunset Waltz."


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - Eddy Arsenault (b. 1921, St. Chrysostom, East Prince County, Prince Edward Island) [Perlman].

Printed sources : - Perlman (The Fiddle Music of Prince Edward Island), 1996; p. 167.






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