Rustic Dance (1)

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X:1 % T:Rustic Dance [1] S:Walter Neal (fiddler from southwestern Pa., 1952) M:4/4 L:1/8 B:Bayard - Dance to the Fiddle, March to the Fife (1981, No. 52) K:D de|f2dd f2dd|gfed cdeg|f2 fa gfed|cABc d2|| fg|a2 af b2 ba|g2 ge a2 ag|fefa gfed|cABc d2||



RUSTIC DANCE [1]. AKA and see "Old Molly Hare," "Fairy Dance/Reel," & quot;Largo's Fairy Dance." American, Reel and March (2/4 and 4/4 time). USA, southwestern Pa. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. A very popular tune, originally Scottish but widespread in a number of traditions. Penn State Univ. professor Samuel Bayard collected it in southwestern Pennsylvania from both fifers and fiddlers.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - Walter Neal (fiddler from Armstrong County, Pa., 1952) and Hiram Horner (fifer from Westmoreland and Fayette Counties, Pa., 1963) [Bayard].

Printed sources : - Bayard (Dance to the Fiddle), 1981; No. 52A-B, p. 38.

Recorded sources: -



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