Ralph Page's Jig

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RALPH PAGE JIG. New England, Jig. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Composed by Englishman Ken Hillyer, it honors his friend, the New England dance caller Ralph Page. Hillyer was the fiddler in a dance band called The Southerners (1970-1984). The Southerners toured the United States in 1974, primarily to play for Ralph Page at his camp in Keene, New Hampshire and also recorded an LP of tunes played for Page's contra dances (The Southerners - "Play Ralph Page"). See also his "Ken Hillyer's Jig" and "Whose Jig?."

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Page (The Ralph Page Book of Contras), 1969; p. 3.

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