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As played by Eck Robertson from the Texas region

Waltz in G

From the Eck Robertson Collection

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Melody-Only Transcription (PDF)
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Field Recording of Eck Robertson


The only word I can think of to describe Robertson’s version of this well-known tune is “overwrought.” It is horrendously overwrought. After the second repetition, the meter switches from waltz time to 4/4 for a macabre ragtime rendition of the A part.

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Texas Fiddle

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