Moselle (2)

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X:1 T:Moselle [2] S:John Hartford (1937-2001, Mo.) M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel D:Play Me Something Quick and Devilish F:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/moselle-0 N:According to Howard Marshall, the tune is from the N:eastern Missouri upper Ozarks, from the 1950's. Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:G d'6 ef|gfga g2fg|bafd edef|gfga b2(b2| d'2)d'2d'2ef|gfga gefg|bafd edef|gedB G2(b2| d'2)d'2d'2 ef|gfga gefg|bafd edef|g2(f/g/f) edBA| d'2d'2d'2ef|gfga g2fg|bafd edef|g6|| e2|d2 de d2g2|BcdB GABG|FGAB cAFD|GFGA Bcd2| d2 de degd|BcdB GABG|FGAB cedc|BdAF G2[G2B2]-| [G2B2]d2 degd|B2dB GABG|FGAB cdAF|GFGA BABc| d3e dead|BcdB GABG|FGAB cedc|(B/c/B) AF G4||



MOSELLE [2]. American, Reel or Quadrille (cut time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. A different tune than "Mosselle (1)," although Howard Marshall [1] says that the tunes are both from the same eastern Missouri upper Ozarks region. John Hartford's "Mosselle (2)" was collected in the 1950's.

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Recorded sources: - Voyager Records VRCD 377, John Hartford - "Play Me Something Quick and Devilish" (2013. Various artists).



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  1. Howard Marshall, "Play Me Something Quick and Devilish", 2013; p. 145.