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PRETTY BABY. AKA and see "Snyder's Clock" (first strain only), "National Schottische," "Military Schottische," "Russische Polka," "Doppelpolka." American, Polka (4/4 time). USA, southwestern Pa. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BB'. An international tune, states Bayard (1981), popular as a polka or schottische from the early 1840's onward.

Source for notated version: Levi Hall (elderly fiddler from Fayette County, Pa., 1944) [Bayard].

Printed sources: Bayard (Dance to the Fiddle), 1981; No. 431, p. 407.

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