Mermentau Waltz

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MERMENTAU WALTZ. Cajun, Waltz. USA, southwestern Louisiana. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). One part. Raymond Francois (1990) identifies this as a relatively modern song originally recorded by Dunice P. Theriot. Mermentau, an Indian name, is a town in southwest Louisiana on the banks of the Mermentau River. See also note for "Valse de Quatre-Vingt-Dix-Neuf Ans."

Source for notated version: Barry Cormier (La.) [Francois].

Printed sources: Francois (Yé Yaille, Chère!), 1990; pp. 419-421.

Recorded sources: Bayou Classics BC-3000, Dunice P. Theriot.

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