"Trip to Bavaria"

Ron.Mackey

Message 14532 · 12 Nov 1998 22:55:25 · Fixed-width font · Whole thread

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> Ian Price <XxxXxxxx@xxxxxxxxxx.xxx> writes:
>
> > That's "The Happy Wanderer" (which is a "Quickstep"). Never ever saw the
> > dance done to that tune, although it's just about possible (with a
> > stretch).
>
> I'm not really an authority as far as German folk songs in English
> translation are concerned, but speaking from the point of view of a
> native, I also think you would be more likely to encounter that tune in
> a set for the Irish Rover!
>
> About the Trip to Bavaria tune: This is well-known in these parts as a
> song under the title of `Die Fischerin vom Bodensee' (The Bodensee
> fisher-woman).> --
> Anselm Lingnau
>
Looks like I got that wrong or else I am remembering a certain band
that did this sort of thing.

>
>
Cheers, Ron :)

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