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NORWAY SCHOTTISCHE. American, Schottische. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BB'. The title appears in a repertoire list of Maine fiddler Mellie Dunham. The elderly Dunham was Henry Ford's champion fiddler in the late 1920's, and received quite a bit of press because of the association; it helped that Dunham looked every inch the stereotypical old-time fiddler. The melody was composed by Dunham (b. 1853), who lived his life in Norway, Maine; hence the title.
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: Dunham (Mellie Duham's Fiddlin' Dance Tunes), 1926; No. 3, p. 4.