Mudcat Café Message Lyrics & Knowledge Personal Pages Record Shop Auction Links Radio & Media Kids Membership Help
The Mudcat Cafeawe



User Name Thread Name Subject Posted
GUEST,Songster Bob Help ID this fiddle tune (15) RE: Help ID this fiddle tune 23 May 08


It sounds a lot like the tune that's usually called "The Schottisch" among midwestern fiddlers, and "Rustic Dance" in other places. It's exceedingly common, but doesn't seem to have another name that sticks to it.

I tabbed a version of it on banjo, as played by a traditional player, for my Master's Thesis, back in 1978. I'd have to look up the thesis to recall the player's name and locale, and the thesis is in a file cabinet somewhere.

Bob


Post to this Thread -

Back to the Main Forum Page

By clicking on the User Name, you will requery the forum for that user. You will see everything that he or she has posted with that Mudcat name.

By clicking on the Thread Name, you will be sent to the Forum on that thread as if you selected it from the main Mudcat Forum page.

By clicking on the Subject, you will also go to the thread as if you selected it from the original Forum page, but also go directly to that particular message.

By clicking on the Date (Posted), you will dig out every message posted that day.

Try it all, you will see.