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Draper's Maggot

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Size: 2,076kb, uploaded 7/31/2011 7:58:26 AM
Genre: Traditional / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time


Played on a mandola-type lute made by Stefan Sobell which I strung to play as a 5-string banjo. Draper's Maggot is an English Country Dance Tune in 3/4 time; first appears in 13th edition of the Playford's Dancing Master (1706). I found Draper's Maggot in Michael Raven's One Thousand English Country Dance Tunes, written in D; I'm playing it in key F using fCFCD tuning. The word "maggot" derives from the Italian magioletta, meaning a plaything or something of slight or small consequence. Hope you enjoy. Please join in the discussion on Sound Off. Thanks for listening. PauL banjocrazy.com

1 comment on “Draper's Maggot”

Carlaway Says:
Sunday, July 31, 2011 @2:06:44 PM

That was beautiful. The tune really drew me in. Thanks for posting.

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