Cruel Master

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 Theme code Index    5L114 7bL7bL7bL5L
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    Lewis Thomasson
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Old-Time, Texas/Oklahoma
 Meter/Rhythm    March/Marche
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Mixolydian
 Time signature    2/4
 History    USA(Southwest)
 Structure    AAB
 Book/Manuscript title    
 Tune and/or Page number    
 Year of publication/Date of MS    
 Artist    Lewis Thomasson
 Title of recording    Old Texas Fiddle Tunes Played the Old Way
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Old Blue Records 501
 Year recorded    c. 1969
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Cruel Master N:"Ballydesmond Polka"? N:From the playing of Texas fiddler and guitarist Lewis Thomasson, brother of the N:better-known fiddler Benny Thomasson, both sons of fiddler N:Lewis Thomasson (1874 - 1924). Lewis Jr's style has little of the influence of N:western swing or contest style. M:2/4 L:1/8 R:March N:AEae tuning (fiddle) Q:"Moderate" D:Old Blue Records CD-501, Lewis Thomasson - "Old Texas Fiddle Tunes Played the Old Way" (c, 1969 or 1971). D: Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:Amix E>[A,A] [A,A]A/-B/| (A/B/d)-d2|[GA]>[EA] [GA]>A| [G2A2] ([EA]<[DA])| E<A [A,A](A/B/)|(A/B/d)-d2|(3efg (3edB |A2-A2:|| (3ef^g (3aga|{=c'}(3ba=g a2(g/a/|(3e)-ef (3gga|g2-ge/d/| (3efg (3aga|(3bag a>g|(3efg (3edB| A2-A(A-| [Ae])>a a2| abag a>(g|[Ae])>f [Ag]>[Aa]|[A2g2][Ae]d| (3efg (3aga|(3bag a>g|(3efg (3edB| A2 A2:|]