Chez Seychelles waltz

Chez Seychelles has been added to 3 tunebooks.

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Two settings

1
X: 1
T: Chez Seychelles
R: waltz
M: 3/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
cdc|:B3 cdc|B3 cde|f2 fedc|B3 cdc|
B3 AFG|ABAGFE|1 D3 cdc:|2 D3 EFG||
|:A2 f2 e2|e2 d3 A|BdBAF=F|E3 FAB|
c2 e3 c|d2 c2 B2|ABcBAG|F3 EFG|
A2 f2 e2|e2 d3 A|BdBABA|B6|
Bdefed|BABABd|c2 BAGA|F3 cdc||
2
X: 2
T: Chez Seychelles
R: waltz
M: 3/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
dc|:B3 d dc|B2 Bc de|f2 fe dc|B3 d dc|
B3 A FG|AB AG FE|1 D2 Dd dc:|2 D2 AB AF||
d2 f2 A2|d3 d BA|d2 e2 d2|c3 c BA|ce eA BA|ce eA BA|
cd cB AG|F3 A BA|d2 f2 A2|d3 d BA|d2 e2 f2|
g6|g2 ga ge|f2 gf ed|c2 BA Bc|d4||

Three comments

Chez Seychelles, X:2

I was captivated by this tune at a session in Edinburgh, must have been 25 years ago. Shortly afterwards I was sent a tape by an amateur American band with what they called "Satchell’s Waltz" (probably a corruption of "Seychelles"). Well, I never made the connection until now. Crivvens! I’ll post "Satchell’s Waltz" for interest, but it’s as if it were half-remembered. I’ve always liked it, though.

Re: Chez Seychelles

Often played more sprightly, as a mazurka, with the emphasis on the 2-3 beats instead of the the first beat as a waltz usually is played. At least from my playing and dancing experience with this tune.

Here is the version I learned many years ago.

https://youtu.be/qun3Xi4pUPg