Annotation:Swallowtail Jig (1)

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X: 1 T: 45. SWALLOW TAIL B: Sam Bayard, "Hill Country Tunes" 1945 #45 S: Played by Irvin Yaugher Jr., Mt. Independence, PA, Oct 19 1943. Learned from Bill Lowry, a local fiddler, now deceased. R: jig M: 6/8 L: 1/8 Z: 2010 John Chambers <> F: K: Ador e- |\ efe AGA | efe edB | ded GFG | ded dze | efe AGA | efe gzf | efe edB | A3 A2 || e | ef^g a2b |[M:9/8] a^/ge g3 d3 |[M:6/8] ef^g a2b |[M:9/8] a^/ge a2z d3 | [M:6/8] ef^g a2b | a^/ge gz2 | G>Bd edB | A3 A2 |]

SWALLOWTAIL JIG [1], THE. Irish, American; Jig (6/8 time). USA, western Pennsylvainia. A Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (Bayard): AABB (Carlin, Phillips). See Bayard's (1944) note for "annotation:Red Brick House in Georgia Town" for extensive notes on this tune family.

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Source for notated version : - The tune was played by fiddler Irvin Yaugher Jr., Mt. Independence, southwestern Pa., Oct. 19, 1943--Yaugher himself had the tune from Bill Lowry, a local fiddler [Bayard]; fiddler Tom McCreesh with Fennig's All Star String Band (N.Y.) [Phillips].

Printed sources : - Bayard (Hill Country Tunes), 1944; No. 45. (appears as "Swallow Tail"). Carlin (Master Collection of Dance Music for the Violin), 1984; No. 238, p. 138. Phillips (Traditional American Fiddle Tunes vol. 2), 1995; p. 381.

Recorded sources : - S

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