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PEDESTAL, THE. Canadian, Clog. C Major ('A' part) & A Minor ('B' part). Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (Messer): AA'BB' (Bégin, Hardings). See note for "Statue (The)" for more.
Source for notated version: fiddler Dawson Girdwood (Perth, Ottawa Valley, Ontario) [Bégin].
Printed sources: Bégin (Fiddle Music from the Ottawa Valley: Dawson Girdwood), 1985; No. 53, p. 62. Hardings All Round Collection, 1905; No. 164, p. 52. Messer (Way Down East), 1948; No. 86. Messer (Anthology of Favorite Fiddle Tunes), 1980; No. 162, p. 110.
Recorded sources: Don Messer & His Islanders - "Goin' to the Barn Dance" (1961)