Swedish waltz

Also known as James Bryan’s.

There are 14 recordings of this tune.

Swedish has been added to 28 tunebooks.

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Three settings

1
X: 1
T: Swedish
R: waltz
M: 3/4
L: 1/8
K: Cmaj
zef|g2e2c2|G2E2C2|FE FG AB|A4 BA|GA Bc de|d3A AB|cB cd ef|g4 ef|
g2e2c2|G2E2C2|FE FG AB|A4 BA|GA Bc de|f2A2B2|c2 cB cd|c3:|
|:d ef|gf ed cB|cB AG AB|c2E3F|G4 ef|gf ed cB|c2 B(c c2)|d3 G ce|d4 ef|
g2 e(c c2)|d(f f2) f2|e(d d2) c2|A3 B cd|e3 f ec|d2 de dB|c2 cB c2|c3:|
2
X: 2
T: Swedish
R: waltz
M: 3/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
zfg|a2f2d2|A2F2D2|GF GA Bc|B4 cB|AB cd ef|e3B Bc|dc de fg|a4 fg|
a2f2d2|A2F2D2|GF GA Bc|B4 cB|AB cd ef|g2B2c2|d2 dc de|d3:|
|:e fg|ag fe dc|dc BA Bc|d2F3G|A4 fg|ag fe dc|d2 c(d d2)|e3 A df|e4 fg|
a2 f(d d2)|e(g g2) g2|f(e e2) d2|B3 c de|f3 g fd|e2 ef ec|d2 dc d2|d3:|
# Added by JACKB .
3
X: 3
T: Swedish
R: waltz
M: 3/4
L: 1/8
K: Cmaj
fg|:a2fd3|A2F2D2|GF GA Bc|B4 cB|
AB cd ef|e2 B2 c2|dc de fg|a3 g fg|
a2fd3|A2F2D2|GF GA Bc|B4 cB|
AB cd ef|g2B2c2|d2 dc de|d4:|
fg|:ag fe dc|dc BA Bc|d2F3G|A4 fg|
ag fe dc|d2 c2 d2|e3 ^d ef|e4 fg|
a2 f2 d2|g3 d gd|f3 e d2|B3 c de|
fA fa fd|Ac eg ec|d2 dc de|d4:|

Six comments

This tune is beautifully played by James Bryan on his album “The First of May.” It is listed as “Swedish Waltz.”

James Bryan

Haha thats funny coz i know a lad called james bryan…he aint a musican though!

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Re: Swedish

Is the key signature inX:3 correct? Sounds odd to my ear, and very different from X:1 & X:2.

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Re: Swedish

Bazza, try it in D Major, that’s the likely key of X: 3.

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