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X:1 T:Loggieville Two-Step C:Matilda Murdoch (Miramichi, New Brunswick) M:2/4 L:1/8 F:https://district6fiddleclass.files.wordpress.com/2017/07/loggieville-two-step-d.pdf N:Based on record of Ivan Hicks, Friendly Fiddling, The Maritime Way N:'C' part added by Puslinch Fiddle Orchestra K:D Ad|:ff/f/ fa|dd/d/ df|AA/A/ Ad|(F2 F)G/F/| EE/E/ EF|1 G2 FE|FF/F/ FG|A2 Ad:|2 GA Bc|ddd dd|d2 A,B,|| |:DD/D/ DE|FD A,D|FF/F/ FG|A2 Ad| cd cB|1 G>F EG|B>c BA|F2 A,B,:|2 AG FE|DD/D/ DD|D2 DG|| K:G |:BB/B/ Bd|GG/G/ GB|DD/D/ DG|B,2 BC/B,/| A,A,/A,/ A,B,|1 C2 B,A,|B,B,/B,/ B,C|D2 DG:|2 CD EF|GGG GG|G2||



Matilda Murdoch (1920-1999)
LOGGIEVILLE TWO-STEP. Canadian, Two-Step (2/4 time). Canada, New Brunswick. D Major ('A' and 'B' parts) & G Major. ('C' part). Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BB'CC'. "Loggieville Two-Step" was composed by New Brunswick fiddler and composer Matilda Murdoch (1920-2019), of Miramichi. She learned to play the fiddle as a child and played and performed throughout her life, and her compositions numbered into the hundreds. Many of her tunes were 'covered' by other musicians, including Don Messer. She was inducted into the Order of Canada and the Order of New Brunswick and received a lifetime achievement award from Music New Brunswick in 2016.


Additional notes



Printed sources : - Bill Guest (The Bill Guest Anthology of Fiddle Tunes), 1985; p. 45.

Recorded sources : - St. John's, NL, Canada : Research Center for the Study of Music, Media, & Place, Memorial University, Matilda Murdoch - "Bellow & bows: historic recordings of traditional fiddle & accordion music from across Canada/Soufflets & archets: enregistrements historiques de musique tradtionelle pour violon et accordeon du Canada" (2012. Various artists)




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