Annotation:Waltz the Hall

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WALTZ THE HALL. Old-Time, Reel or Two-Step (4/4 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BB. A square dance tune recorded in 1929 in Richmond, Indiana, by Kentucky fiddler Doc Roberts, with guitarist Asa Martin who also provided square dance calls. "Waltz the Hall" is a dance figure in which one takes one's partner and prominades around the outside of the set.

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Recorded sources: Document 8043, "Fiddlin Doc Roberts Vol. 2 1928 - 1930" (1999). Supertone SPT 9670, Fiddlin' Doc Roberts (1929).

See also listing at:
Jane Keefer's Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [1]
See Austin Rogers' strandard notation transcription [2]
Hear Doc Roberts 78 RPM recording [3]

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