Phaeton Waltz

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PHAETON WALTZ. American (?), Waltz. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCC. Unknown provenance. A Phaeton was a type of late 18th and early 19th century fashionable carriage [1].

Park Phaeton with a Pair of Cream Pontes in Charge of a Stable Lad with a Dog, 1780, by George Stubbs.

As with many tunes from the Saunders volume, "Phaeton Waltz" was entered into the music manuscript copybook of American musician M.E. Eames, dated 1859.



Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Saunders (New and Complete Instructor for the Violin), Boston, 1847; No. 46, p. 61.

Recorded sources:




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