Boswell's Fancy

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Boswell's Fancy

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 Theme code Index   1233 4445L
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Contra
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 History    
 Structure    AABBC
 Editor/Compiler    Susan Songer
 Book/Manuscript title    Portland Collection vol. 1
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 36
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1997
 Artist    
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    


BOSWELL'S FANCY. American, Reel. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBC.

Source for notated version: The tune's source origins are somewhat vague; Susan Songer (Portland Collection) got it from Alan Garren, and was told he may have had it from fiddler Michael Meyer, who may have learned it from Bob Childs, who remembers acquiring the tune in the state of Maine.

Printed source: Songer (Portland Collection), 1997; p. 36.


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