Swower Creek (1)

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X:1 T:Swower Creek [1] M:4/4 L:1/8 R:Hornpipe B:Bayard – Dance to the Fiddle, March to the Fife (1981; No. 306 K:G G,>B,D>G B>GD>B,|C>EG>c e>cA>F|D>FA>d fdA>F|1 G>FG>A (3BAG D<B,:|2 G2g2g2|| d2|b>f g>e d>cB>A|G>DG>B d2 c/d/c/B/|A>A f>g a>gf>e|d>f (3edc B2d2| b>f g>e d>cB>A|G>D G>B d2 c/d/c/B/|A>g f>e d>c B/c/B/A/|G2g2g2||



SWOWER CREEK [1]. AKA and see "Harlequin Hornpipe (1)," "Constitution Hornpipe (2)." American, Hornpipe. USA, southwestern Pa. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'B. Bayard (1981) speculates the title could be a corruption of the Pennsylvania Dutch name Schwaber (pronounced “SWOH-wer”). He also thinks "Men from Ulster (The)" could be a related tune."


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - Samuel Losch (fiddler from Juniata County, Pa., 1930's) [Bayard].

Printed sources : - Bayard (Dance to the Fiddle), 1981; No. 306, p. 259.






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