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GREEN MOUNTAIN PETRONELLA. New England; Polka or Country Dance. G Major (Brody, Miller & Perron/1983, Phillips, Spadaro, Sweet): F Major (Miller & Perron/1978). Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB (Miller & Perron/1978): AABB (Brody, Miller & Perron/1983, Phillips, Spadaro, Sweet). Canterbury, New Hampshire caller and musician Dudley Laufman has been credited with finding and disseminating this tune.

Source for notated version: Rodney Miller (Antrim, N.H.) [Phillips]; David Sullivan [Spadaro].

Printed sources: Brody (Fiddler's Fakebook), 1983; p. 126. Miller & Perron (101 Polkas), 1978; No. 73. Miller & Perron (New England Fiddler's Repertoire), 1983; No. 97. Phillips (Traditional American Fiddle Tunes, vol. 1), 1994; p. 105. Spadaro (10 Cents a Dance), 1980; p. 41. Sweet (Fifer's Delight), 1964/1981; p. 45.

Recorded sources: Fretless 119, Rodney and Randy Miller – "Castles in the Air." Alcazar Dance Series FR 204, Rodney and Randy Miller – "New England Chestnuts, Vol. II" (1981).

See also listing at:
Jane Keefer's Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [1]




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