Port Arthur Waltz

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PORT ARTHUR WALTZ (Valse de Port Arthur). Cajun, Waltz. USA, southwestern Louisiana. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BB' (Phillips): One part (Francois). A related tune is "Lake Arthur Waltz."

Harry Choates (1922–1951)

Sources for notated versions: Harry Choates [1] (Cow Island, La.) [Phillips]; Aldus Roger & Phillip Alleman (La.) [Francois].

Printed sources: Francois (Yé Yaille, Chère!), 1990; pp. 448–449. Phillips (Fiddle Case Tunebook: Old Time Southern), 1989; p. 34.

Recorded sources: Arhoolie 5027, Harry Choates – "The Fiddle King of Cajun Swing – Original Recordings 1946–1949." Gold Star Records 1319 (78 RPM), Harry Choates (1946).

See also listing at:
Hear Harry Choates' recording on youtube.com [2]
Heat the Balfa Brother's recording on youtube.com [3]




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