Garfield’s Death March

As played by Melvin Wine from the West Virginia region

March in G

From the Melvin Wine Collection

3 files for this tune:

Melody-Only Transcription (PDF)
Full Transcription (PDF)


Field recording available on the CD/DVD set "One More Time": The Life and Music of Melvin Wine from the Augusta Heritage Center


This is a quite lively and happy-sounding tune for a death march. The tune is structured ABA, but Wine played an extra A part the first time through. This tune is crooked, with the A and B parts both featuring two extra beats where they transition to the next part. (Again, the first time through is an outlier, where Wine added to beats to the transition from the A part to the B part.)

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