Valse des Fruges

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VALSE DES FRUGES (Fruge's Waltz). Cajun, Waltz. USA, Louisiana. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB(Vocal), etc. An old tune whose lyrics have probably been forgotten, remarks Raymond Francois (1990). A related song is "Old Country Waltz (1)" ("but not the one Lawrence Walker recorded.")

Source for notated version: fiddlers Dennis McGee (1893-1989, Eunice, La.) and Ernest Fruge (Grand Marais, La.) [Francois].

Printed sources: Francois (Yé Yaille, Chère), 1990; p. 140.

Recorded sources: Swallow Records SW-6030, Dennis McGee - "La Vieille Musique acadienne" (1977).




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