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SADLER’S ASCENT. English, Waltz (3/4 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA’BB’. James Sadler (1753-1828) was the first Englishman and second individual to make an ascent in a hot-air balloon in England in 1784 (he was preceded by a few weeks by a Tuscan named Vincenzo Lunardi). See note for "Sadler's Balloon" for more.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Kennedy (Fiddler’s Tune-Book: Slip Jigs and Waltzes), 1999; No. 172, p. 45.

Recorded sources: -



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