Annotation:Shepherd Boy (The)

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X:1 T:Shepherd Boy, The M:2/4 L:1/8 B:Bayard - Dance to the Fiddle (1981, No 361) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D !fermata!d/c/|Be AF|G>A B/c/d|e>c AA/G/|F/G/A/F/ Dd/c/| Be {AB}AF|G>A B/c/d|e>c A/G/F/A/|G{GA}G/F/ G|| d|gg/g/ ge|ff/f/ fd|ee/d/ e/f/g/g/|fd d2| B/A/B/d/ e>c|(3A/B/A/ FA dc/d/|eA {AB}A/G/F/A/ |G{GA}G/F/ G||

SHEPHERD BOY, THE. American, March (2/4 time). USA, southwestern Pa. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. Bayard's note for the tune reads: "A Monessen (Pa.) Band tune", referring to a martial (fife?) band from southwestern Pennsylvania. He was unable to trace this tune of unknown origin.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - Hiram Horner (fifer from Westmoreland and Fayette Counties, Pa., 1944) [Bayard].

Printed sources : - Bayard (Dance to the Fiddle), 1981; No. 361, pp. 356-357.

Recorded sources: -

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