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MAGIC FOOT. American; Reel, Barndance. A Major: G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). ABB'CDD. Composed by American guitar and mandolin player Russ Barenberg (b. 1950), a Grammy-nominated performer. The tune has been adapted to a number of styles of music, including Québécois, as the syncopation is compatible with the style.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources:

Recorded sources: Russ Barenberg - "Moving Pictures" (1988). Sharon Shannon - "Spellbound: The Best Of Sharon Shannon" (1999). Mary Staunton - "Bright Early Mornings."

See also listing at:
Jane Keefer's Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [1]
Hear/see the tune played by Sharon Shannon, Aly Bain, Russ Barenberg, et al on youtube.com [2]




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