By the Fireside (1)

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 Theme code Index    51H6H5H 6H76H5H
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    Don Messer
 Region    Canada
 Genre/Style    Down-East/Maritime
 Meter/Rhythm    Polka
 Key/Tonic of    C
 Accidental    NONE
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/4
 History    
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Don Messer
 Book/Manuscript title    Anthology of Favorite Fiddle Tunes
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 103, p. 66
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1980
 Artist    Don Messer and His Islanders
 Title of recording    Favorite Polka/By the Fireside
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Apex 26220-B (78rpm)
 Year recorded    1942
 Media    
 Score   ()   


BY THE FIRESIDE [1] Canadian, Polka. C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Composed by Canadian radio and TV fiddler Don Messer, originally from Prince Edward Island.

Don Messer

Printed source: Messer (Anthology of Favorite Fiddle Tunes), 1980; No. 103, p. 66.

See also listing at:
Hear Don Messer's 1942 recording at the Internet Archive [1]


X:1
T: By the Fireside
R: Polka
C: Don Messer
M:2/4
K:C
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