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WALPOLE COTTAGE. English, March (cut time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). ABC. A dance and tune composed by English collector, composer and researcher Pat Shuldham-Shaw (1917-1977), in honor of Grace Duff Meikle and her friend and colleague Leonie Morris. Meikle, who died in 1982, was a student of Cecil Sharp, and a member and officer of the English Folk Dance and Song Society. "Walpole Cottage" was the name of their house in Chipstead, Surrey.
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: Page, Northern Junket, vol. 10, No. 7, March 1971; p. 26.
Recorded sources: Front Hall FHR 010, Bill Spence and Fennig's All Stars "The Hammered Dulcimer Strikes Again" (1977).
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