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X:1 T:Tunes from Home N:From the playing of fiddler Bob Walters (1888-1960, Burt County, Neb.), N:from a 1950 field recording by R.P. Christeson M:C| L:1/8 R:Schottische N:Play AA'BBAA'CC', etc. D:Univ. of Missouri, Bob Walters - "Old Time Fiddlers' Repertory" (1976) D:https://www.slippery-hill.com/content/tunes-home-schottische Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:G (3DEF|G>AB>A G2G2|B>dg>B d2d>g|f2 A>B c>Bc>e|d>BG>A B2 {c}B>A| G>AB>A G2G2|B>dg>B d2d>g|f2A>B d>cA>F|1G2g2g2:|2 G2g2g3|| |:(a/g/)|(3ege c>e g>fg>e|d>BG>B d2d2|D2 FA c>AF>A|G>FG>A d2d2| (3ege c>e g>fg>e|d>BG>B d2d2|D2 FA c>AF>A|1G2G2G2:|2G2G2G3|| K:C ((3B,/C/D/|:E>)Gc2 E>G c2|{Bc}B>AA>^G A4|D>FA2 D>FA2|A>GG>^F G3 (G/=F/| E)>Gc2 E>G c2|{Bc}B>AA>^G A4| +slide+B>cB>A G>fe>d|1c2c2c4:|2 c2c2c2||



TUNES FROM HOME SCHOTTISCHE (Hemlands Toner). AKA - "Gamle Ole Mattis" (Old Ole Mattis Schottische)," "Gamal Svensk Schottische," "Midsommar Dansen". American (originally Swedish), Schottische (whole time). USA. G Major ('A' a,d 'B' parts), C Major ('C' part). Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BB'AA'CC'. The melody is a Scandinavian (Swedish?) schottische that entered fairly intact into American Mid-West fiddling tradition, popularized by Bob Walters, Lonnie Robertson and others. It was recorded around 1917 or 1918 for Columbia records in New York by an unidentified accordion duo, later recorded in New York for Victor by the Jahrl Instrumental Quartet in 1923. "Gamle Ole Mattie" (Old Ole Mattis Schottische) is a closely related tune, recorded by ethnic Swedish musicians in the U.S. in the 1960's.


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - Bob Walters (Burt County, Nebraska) [Christeson].

Printed sources : - R.P. Christeson (Old Time Fiddlers Repertory, vol. 1), 1973; No. 209, p. 158. Kenny Hall And Vykki Mende Gray (Kenny's Hall's Music Book),

Recorded sources : - Caney Mountain Records CLP233, Lonnie Robertson - "Fiddle Tunes--Ozark Style, vol. 2" (1980). Columbia E3930 (78 RPM), Handklaverduett/Accordion duet (1918). Univ. of Missouri Press, Bob Walters - "Old Time Fiddler's Repertory" (1976). Victor V-10-A (78 RPM), Jahrl Instrumental Quartet (1929).

See also listing at :
Hear Bob Walters home recording at Slippery Hill [1]
Hear/see fiddler Charlie Walden play the tune at youtube.com [2]
Hear the Jahrl Quintet's recording at youtube.com [3]



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