Långdans Från Sollerön waltz

Also known as Långdans Från Sollerön, Line-dance From Solleron, Long-dance From Solleron.

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Långdans Från Sollerön has been added to 28 tunebooks.

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Three settings

X: 1
T: Långdans Från Sollerön
R: waltz
M: 3/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmin
|:^cB|"Dm" A2 ^c2 d2|"A7" e3 g "Dm" f2|d2 fe d^c|d3 ^c A2|
"Dm" A2 ^c3 d|"A7" e3 g "Dm" f2|d2 fe d^c|d4:|
|:df|"Dm" .a2 .g2 "A7" .e2|g2 ge "Dm" f2|f2 a2 "A7" g2|e2 ge "Dm" f2|d2 fe d^c|d4:|
"2nd instrument, D - f"
|:AG|F2 A2 FG|A^c ec d2|F2 DE FG|F2 B2 AG|
F2 A2 F2|B2 AE D2|F2 DE B2|AF D2:|
|:A^c|.f2 .e2 .^c2|A^c ec d2|DE F2 B2|B2 A^c d2|B2 D2 AF|D4:|
X: 2
T: Långdans Från Sollerön
R: waltz
M: 3/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmin
|:AG [A2E2] [AF][GA]|A^c ec [d2D2]|F2 DE FG|F2 B2 AG|
F2 [A2E2] [A2F2]|B2 A^c [d2D2]|F2 D2 B2|AG FE [A2D2]:|
|:.[f2A2] .[e2A2] .^c2|A^c ec d2|DE F2 B2-|B2 A^c [d2D2]|[B2D2] [A2D2] [A-G][AE]|[A4F4][A2D2]:|
X: 3
T: Långdans Från Sollerön
R: waltz
M: 3/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmin
d2 f2 e2|d4 d2|:"A"A2 ^c2 "Dm"d2|"A"e3 g "Dm"f2|d2 fe "A7"d^c|
"Dm"d3 ^c "A"A2-|A2 ^c2 "Dm"d2|"Gdim"e3 "A7"g "Dm"f2|d2 "Bb"fe "A7(b9)"d^c|"Dm"d6:|
|:"Dm"a2 "A"g2 e2|g3 e "Dm"f2|f2 a2 "Gm"g2|"Gdim"e2 "A7"ge "Dm"f2|"Bb"d2 "A"f2 e2|"Dm"d4 d2:|
[B2D2-] [D2A2] [BA-][EA]|[A4F4] [D2A2]|:AG [A2E2] [FA]G|A^c ec d2|F2 DE FG|
F2 B2 [D-A][GD]|F2 [E2A2-] [F2A2]|[B2F2] A^c d2|F2 D2 B2|AG FE D2:|
|:[A2f2] [A2e2] ^c2|A^c ec d2|DE F2 B2-|B2 A^c d2|[B2D2-] [D2A2] [GA-] [AE]|[F4A4] [D2A2]:|
z6|z6|:D2 E2 F2|A4 A2|A2 F2 A2|
D4 FE|D2 E2 D2|G2 A4|A2 B2 G2|F2 A2 F2:|
|:D2 E2 A2|E4 A2|A3 ^c d2|G2 A4|F2 E2 ^C2|D6:|
# Added by Bazza .

Ten comments

“Långdans Från Sollerön” ~ from several discussion to this!

Sorry Kenny and slainte ~ it’s Swedish! However, I and others have actually played this in a session that was primarily Irish…

Here’s the root causes ~

Discussion: Northern Stars & Northern Lights ~ music for long nights
# Posted on February 23rd 2008 by ceolachan

Discussion: nordic folk music
# Posted on February 21st 2008 by jasbas

Discussion: Looking For Good Music
# Posted on February 20th 2008 by muellehn

Discussion: Whistle question - The Masons Apron ~ Steve Shaw
# Posted on February 18th 2008 by jamascc

Toward the end, as it went ‘a little’ off topic:

“Though, there are some harmonic minor tunes scattered on site here… Alright everybody, here comes Steve, harmonic minor tunes from here on out…” 😉

# Posted on February 22nd 2008 by ceolachan

“Långdans Från Sollerön” ~ another 2nd part

I’m not sure where I found this second part, somewhere online I suspect, possibly from Richard Robinson’s massive collection of ABCs or John Chambers’ Tunefinder? 😏 ~

Richard Robinson’s Tunebook ~

JC’s (John Chambers’) tunefinder ~

X: 2
T: Long-dance From Solleron
M: 3/4
L: 1/8
R: Swedish country dance
K: d minor
“2nd part / instrument”
|: AG [A2E2] [AF][GA] | A^c ec [d2D2] | F2 DE FG | F2 B2 AG |
F2 [A2E2] [A2F2] | B2 A^c [d2D2] | F2 D2 B2 | AG FE [A2D2] :|
|: .[f2A2] .[e2A2] .^c2 | A^c ec d2 | DE F2 B2- | B2 A^c [d2D2] | [B2D2] [A2D2] [A-G][AE] | [A4F4][A2D2] :|

“Långdans Från Sollerön” ~ a printed source

“Swedish Fiddle Music”
compiled by Ben Paley
Dragonfly Music, 1993
ISBN: 1-872277-16-0

Page 42, tune #36 (of 53) ~ “Långdans Från Sollerön” (with another 2nd part)

“36. This is an extremely old tune. Play it ‘very’ slowly, and if the phrasing never exactly makes sense, at least you’ll get used to it. I like this one a lot” ~ Ben Paley

Nice tune, thanks for posting it

Re: Long-dance From Solleron

Långdans means “line dance” in Swedish, not “long dance”.

Långdans Från Sollerön

This is a further version of a tune that is on the site, this one with an introductory phrase, and a second line by Alm-Nils Ersson. (The 3rd line is mine, for what it’s worth, as are the chords; take them or leave them). Tempo marking in the collection where I found it: crotchet =120. And it’s not really a waltz despite being in 3/4 time, but that’s the nearest category on offer here.

I know it’s not Irish, but the site seems to tolerate some of this Swedish stuff - and this has been known to go down well in a session, being a jolly nice tune and fairly easy to pick up. (Even easier if you put it in Am).

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Re: Long-dance From Solleron

Hmmm, but not ‘line-dance’ in a cowboy-boots-and-Stetson-hat sort of way. I wouldn’t put it in a set with, say, ‘Achey Breaky Heart’.

(See also: ‘Långdans från Sollerön’: another setting, but with Swedish vowels in the title: sorry, I didn’t spot how to add it on this page before I’d posted it).

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“Långdans Från Sollerön”

Back to how it was ‘originally’ submitted, before someone else edited it and changed the title… 😏 However, in some entries, online and in print, some folk do write it up as ‘long’ dance, ‘long’ dances, in a ‘line’ sort of way. Sometimes translating takes liberties, not always wrongly, or at least not completely off course…