Nancy's Waltz

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NANCY'S WALTZ. American, Waltz. A Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BB. Composed in 1980 by Chris Romaine (Silver Spring, Maryland) for Nancy Morris, "a good dance and music friend." Played at Pinewoods (music and dance camp) in 1981, where it was picked up by fiddler Rodney Miller and others.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Matthiesen (The Waltz Book), 1992; p. 38.

Recorded sources: Canadian Broadcasting Corp. NMAS 1972, Natalie MacMaster - "Fit as a Fiddle" (1993). Dorian DOR-90247, Ensemble Galilei - "The Mystic and the Muse" (1996). Rounder 0193, Rodney Miller - "Airplang" (1985).

See also listing at:
Alan Snyder's Cape Breton Fiddle Recordings Index [1]
Hear a piano accordion version on youtube.com [2]




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