Baltzell's Tune

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 Theme code Index    153H5 7263
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    United States
 Meter/Rhythm    Jig/Quadrille
 Key/Tonic of    C
 Accidental    NONE
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    6/8
 History    USA(Great Lakes/Northern Tier)
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Stacy Phillips
 Book/Manuscript title    Traditional American Fiddle Tunes vol. 2
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 359
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1995
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   ()   

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BALTZELL'S TUNE. American, Jig. D Major. Standard tuning. AABB. Named for Ohio fiddler John Baltzell (1860-1940), who recorded in the 1920's, beginning in 1923 for the Edison label (only 3 months after Fiddlin' John Carson waxed the very first fiddle record). Source for notated version: Rollie Hammon [Phillips].

Printed source: Phillips (Traditional American Fiddle Tunes), vol. 2, 1995; pg. 359.