The Sailor’s Wife mazurka

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Two settings

1
X: 1
T: The Sailor's Wife
R: mazurka
M: 3/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmin
A, |: DEF E2D | d2e f2g | agf edc | AcA GEC |
DEF E2D | d2e f2g | afd efe | d3 d3 :|
|: fga fga | fga agf | efg efg | efg gfe |
fga agf | efg gfe | fdf e=ce | d3 d3 :|
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2
X: 2
T: The Sailor's Wife
R: mazurka
M: 3/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmin
A, |: DEF E2D | d2e f2g | agf edc | AcA GEC |\
| DEF E2D | d2e f2g | afd efe | d3 d3 :|
|: fga fga | fga agf | efg efg | efg gfe |\
| fga agf | efg gfe | fdf e=ce | d3 d3 :|
# Added by cilla .

Three comments

This lovely unknown tune

I learned this sweet but sad tune in Edinburgh around 1982 when I lived there for the year. I wish I knew it’s name. I’ve been playing it ever since. It’s not really a mazurka, but it’s not a waltz either. Maybe a dirge?

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Anybody know this tune’s name?

I learned it in Edinburgh in 1982, but I’m so bad at remembering names. Hope the key is right, too, not so great at that either. But I love this tune. Also, does anyone know what type of tune it is (air, waltz?) I love this site, you all are a wealth of information, and I’m learning lots following the discussions. Well here it is, it took me all day to figure out the ABCs…

X: 1
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Dm
O: Scottish
S: The Folk Song Society, Edinburgh @ 1982
A, |: DEF E2D | d2e f2g | agf edc | AcA GEC |\
| DEF E2D | d2e f2g | afd efe | d3 d3 :|
|: fga fga | fga agf | efg efg | efg gfe |\
| fga agf | efg gfe | fdf e=ce | d3 d3 :|

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