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GLENN TOWLE. New England, Contra Dance Tune (2/4 time). A Major or G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCC. Composed by musician and caller Dudley Laufman (Canterbury, New Hampshire) in memory to a young dancer who died in his teens. Donna Hebert remarks that the tune is used in New England for the contra dance Market Lass (see Market Lass).

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Fiddler Magazine, vol. 11, No. 2, 2004; p. 42. Hinds/Hebert (Grumbling Old Woman), 1981; p. 19. Sweet (Fifer's Delight), 1964/1981; p. 62.

Recorded sources: F&W Records 5, Canterbury Country Dance Orchestra - "Mistwold."




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