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LANEY TUNIN' HIS FIDDLE. American, Breakdown. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Composed by Mrs. Sarah Armstrong, inspired by her Uncle Laney, "the most accomplished fiddler in the family, and the one who knew the greatest store of old music" (Bayard).

Sarah (Gray) Armstrong

Source for notated version: Mrs. Sarah Armstrong, (near) Derry, Pennsylvania, November 18, 1943 [Bayard].

Printed sources: Bayard (Hill Country Tunes), 1944; No. 29.

Recorded sources: Todd Clewell - "Sarah Armstrong's Tunes" (2004).

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