Shannon Waltz (2)

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X:1 T:Shannon Waltz [2] S:Red Williams (Dallas, Tx.) M:3/4 L:1/8 R:Waltz B:Christeson - Old Time Fiddlers Repertory vol. 2 (1984, No. 213, p. 169) K:F (3C=B,C|A,4 C=B,|_B,4 D2|C4 (3=B,CD|CD FG Ac|d4 (3Acd| d2 D2^D2|[E6c6]-|[E4c4] EG|E6|D4 G,2|C6-| C4 (3DEG|[E6c6]|[G4c4] [^G2c2]|[A6c6]-|[A4c4]||



SHANNON WALTZ [2]. American, Waltz (3/4 time). F Major (Christeson, Phillips): G Major (Hebert/Hinds). Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. Donna Hinds (ne' Hebert) notes that, according to Tim Woodbridge of Hartford, Ct., this tune was originally from Canadian fiddler Don Messer, though the source Woodbridge had it from was from Texas. It has become a fiddle contest standard.

Additional notes

Sources for notated versions: - Red Williams (Dallas, Tx.) [Christeson]; Ron West (Vt.) [Phillips].

Printed sources : - Christeson (Old Time Fiddlers Repertory, vol. 2), 1984; No. 213, p. 163. Hinds/Hebert (Grumbling Old Woman), 1981; p. 30. Phillips (Traditional American Fiddle Tunes), vol. 2, 1995; p. 307.

Recorded sources: -Arc LP A520, Al Cherny "North American Fiddle Champion." Condor 977 1489, "Graham & Eleanor Townsend Live at Barre, Vermont." Fretless 101, "The Campbell Family: Champion Fiddlers." Fretless 132, "Ron West: Vermont Fiddler." MCA Records MCAD 4037, “The Very Best of Don Messer” (1994). Voyager 347 "Vivian and Phil Williams Live" (1998).



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