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 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 youtube.com [2]




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