Wednesday Night Waltz

As played by Doc Roberts from the Kentucky region

Waltz in C and F

From the Doc Roberts Collection

2 files for this tune:

Melody-Only Transcription (PDF)
MIDI

Source:

78rpm record

Comments:

Wednesday Night Waltz was most famously recorded by the Leake County Revelers (transcription here), who played it in D and transitioned out of the waltz temp to play a quickstep part in the middle of it.  Roberts played it in C and F, and omitted the quickstep part.  He began with an introduction in F, and then started with the main tune's A part in C.  He went back to F for the B part, and then ended with a variation of the A part in C.  This isn't a very difficult waltz, but there are some potentially tricky double-stops.


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