Annotation:Honeymoon Waltz (1)

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HONEYMOON WALTZ [1]. Canadian, American; Waltz. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. "Honeymoon Waltz" was recorded on 78 RPM in 1932 by Hugh "Hughie" A. MacDonald, sometimes known as "The Polka King." MacDonald was born in Lanark, Antigonish County, Nova Scotia, and was one of the first fiddlers to record Scottish fiddle music. He died in 1976. There are several tunes called "Honeymoon Waltz," including Victor Arden's (1893-1962) 1919 "Honeymoon Waltz" (with words by Ray Sherwood).

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Messer (Anthology of Favorite Fiddle Tunes), 1980; No. 175, p. 121.

Recorded sources: Document 8043, Doc Roberts (reissue). Gennett 7017 (78 RPM), Doc Roberts (Ky.).

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