Annotation:Marilla's Lesson

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MARILLA'S LESSON. AKA and see "Columbia." AKA - "Marillo's Lesson," "Morella’s Lesson," "Murillo's Lesson." Old-Time, Listening Piece (cut time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BAA'. "Marilla's/Marillo's Lesson" is a shape-note hymn (see Annotation:Murillo's Lesson for more. Herbert Halpert recorded the hymn in 1939 in Meridian, Mississippi, from the singing of the congregation of the New Hope Baptist Church.

Source for notated version: Jere Canote [Phillips].

Printed sources: Phillips (Traditional American Fiddle Tunes), vol. 2, 1995; p. 83.

Recorded sources:

See also listing at:
Jane Keefer's Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [1]
Hear the shape-note hymn being sung on [2]

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