Spookendykes Waltz

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Time Signature: 3.4

Key of Tune: G

Tune Type: Waltz

Number of Bars: 64

Description:

http://bushtraditions.wiki/tunes/index.php/Spookendykes_Waltz
Notes: George Davis is the source for parts A & B. Mick Pilley for parts A & C.
History: Spookendyke was a German miner in the Mudgee area who used to play this tune. He was known as ‘Strike-a-light’ by the other miners. The original version by de Hugard has 9 bars in each of the last three lines.

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Informant(s): George Davis & Mick Pilley, Mudgee, NSW

Collector(s): John Meredith Collection - NLA

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