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X:1 T:Saxon Waltz, The M:3/8 L:1/8 R:Waltz B:John Parry - "The Sapphonian No. 5" (1826, p. 56) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G (G/F/)|GGG|GD (B/^A/)|BBB|BG (d/^c/)|ddd|dB g/f/| gef|[G2D2B2g2]:||:(d/^c/)|dda|fd (d/^c/)|ddb| .g.d (c/B/)|ca B/^A/|(Bg) (A/^G/)|AeG|(G/F/).E/.D/(E/F/)| GGG|GD (B/^A/)|ddd|.d.B g/f/|gef|[G2D2B2g2]!fine!:| |:(C,A,)|C/B,/C/D/(E/=F/)|G/^F/G/A/B/G/|(c/B/)c/d/(e/f/)| (g/a/)g/=f/(e/d/)|(c/B/)c/d/e/c/|(A/^G/)A/B/c/A/|(G/A/)G/=F/E/D/|C2!D.C.!:|]

SAXON WALTZ. English, Waltz (3/8 or 3/4 time). G Major: C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. There are a number of 'Saxon Waltz' tunes in various keys in the first half of the 19th century. The Saxon Waltz was not a specific waltz step, but rather was a generic name for a waltz with a German provenance.

Additional notes
Source for notated version : - an MS collection by fiddler Lawrence Leadley, 1827-1897 (Helperby, Yorkshire) [Merryweather & Seattle].

Printed sources : - Merryweather & Seattle (The Fiddler of Helperby), 1994; No. 94, p. 53.

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