Annotation:Rye Whiskey Waltz

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X:1 T:Rye Whiskey Waltz M:3/4 L:1/8 R:Air or Waltz N:AEac# tuning, play notation as if in standard tuning N:"+" = pizzicato note B:E.F. Adam - Old Time Fiddlers Favorite Barn Dance Tunes (St. Louis, B:1928, No. 72, p. 27 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Amix ([Ae]B|[c2e2]) (cB)AB|[A2e2][D2A2] ([Ae]B|[c2e2]) c2 (3BcB|[A4e4] (AB|[c2e2]) ((3BcB A2)|((3[EA]FE D2) D2|([E2A2]G2) AG(E|[G4A4]):| K:Ador DB,|[G,D]-[B,D] [B,2D2][B,2D2]|[G,D]-[CE][C2E2][C2E2]|[G,D]-[B,D] [B,2D2][B,2D2]|[A,4D4] DB,|[G,D]-[B,D][B,2D2][B,2D2]|[G,D]-[CE][C2E2][C2E2]|[G,D]-[B,D] [B,2D2][B,2D2]|[B,4G4]:| K:Amix ([Ae]B|[c2e2]) (cB)AB|[A2e2][D2A2] ([Ae]B|[c2e2]) c2 (3BcB|[A4e4] (AB|[c2e2]) ((3BcB A2)|((3[EA]FE D2) D2|([E2A2]G2) AG(E|[G4A4]):| |:G,2|"+"e2 "+"A2 "+"D2|"+"e2 "+"A2 "+"D2|([G,E]G2) (EG)(E|[G,4D4]) G,2|"+"e2 "+"A2 "+"D2|"+"e2 "+"A2 "+"D2|([G,E]G2) (AG)(E|[G,4G4]):|

RYE WHISKEY WALTZ. American, Air or Waltz (3/4 time). A Mixolydian (Adam): G Major. AEac# or GDgd tuning (fiddle). ABAC. A slow listening piece, loosely based on the widespread song/tune "Rye Whiskey (1)." "Rye Whiskey Waltz" is from the playing of fiddler Hugh Farr, accompanied by his brother Karl on guitar. The Farr Brothers (including brother Glenn) were originally from central Texas, born into a musical family. The family moved to California in the mid-1920's, following the building trade. Hugh and Karl eventually became a members of the popular group The Sons of the Pioneers.

Additional notes

Printed sources : - E.F. Adam (Old Time Fiddlers Favorite Barn Dance Tunes), St. Louis, 1928; No. 72, p. 27.

Recorded sources : - John Edwards Memorial Foundation ‎JEMF-107, The Farr Brothers - "Texas Crapshooter" (1978). Soundmark Records, The Farr Brothers - "Texas Crapshooter: 1934-1940 Transcription Recordings" (1978. Various artists).

See also listing at :
Hear the Farr Brothers' recording on youtube. com [1] and at Slippery Hill [2]

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