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X:1 T:Peter's Jacket M:4/4 L:1/8 R:Schottische S:Frank Thomas (southwestern Pa., mid-20th century) B:Bayard - Dance to the Fiddle, March to the Fife (1981, No. 123) K:G (3DEF|G>DG>D G>AB>c|d2 d>e d>cB>A|G>GB>d A>dB>G|\ M:2/4 D2 (3DEF| M:4/4 G>DG>D G>AB>c|d2 d>e d>cB>A|G>D B>d A>dB>G|D2 E>F G2|| (3ABc|d>Ad>A d2 f>g|a2 a>b agfe|d>Ad>d f>ae>d|\ M:2/4 A2 (3ABc| M:4/4 d>Ad>a d2 f>g|a2 a>b agfe|d2 d>d f>ad>B|A2 A2d2||



PETER'S JACKET. American, Schottische (4/4 time). USA, southwestern Pa. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. The second strain sounds like it may originally have modulated to 'D' major.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - Frank Thomas (elderly fiddler and blacksmith from Somerset County, Pa., 1946; who learned it from another blacksmith in Somerset) [Bayard].

Printed sources : - Bayard (Dance to the Fiddle), 1981; No. 123, p. 68.

Recorded sources: -



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