Silver Lake Waltz
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SILVER LAKE WALTZ. USA (Mid-Atlantic, Western/Pacific). A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABABACC. Composed by John C. Scherpf, a prominent German-American composer in the mid nineteenth century; first published in New York in 1845 and re-published in many editions afterwards. This version is from a music manuscript created by Joseph E. Sedlak, originally from Bohemia, who was a musician, music instructor, and dance band leader in Portland, Oregon in the 1860's and 1870's.