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WILLOW WALTZ. American, Waltz. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'B. A modern composition by Michigan dance fiddler and farmer Les Raber (1911-2000), originally from Allegan County. According to Les’s daughter, Judy Raber Burns, he wrote Willow Waltz when he was 18 years old, around 1930.
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: Johnson (The Kitchen Musician's Occasional: Waltz, Air and Misc., No. 1), 1991; p. 13. Raber (Come Dance with Me), 2003.
Recorded sources: Buzzard 2001, Dan Levenson - "Light of the Moon" (1997).