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WENLOCK EDGE. English, Waltz (6/8 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. A modern composition by guitarist Michael Raven. Wenlock Edge, a significant geographical and geological landmark in Shropshire, runs from Much Wenlock to Ludlow. It is a limestone escarpment, heavily wooded with naturally regenerated hardwoods.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Raven (English Country Dance Tunes), 1984; p. 197.

Recorded sources: Wild Goose WGS 320, Old Swan Band – “Swan-Upmanship” (2004).




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