Sarah Armstrong

Sarah Armstrong's Tune played by Modal Tease.

Key of D, the chords are D, G, and A. Two parts. Play each part twice. Written by Sarah Armstrong from Pennsylvania.

  • Fancy solo fiddle by Gary Sizemore [utoob].
  • Slow instructional video for fiddle [utoob].
  • Beginner fiddle & banjo [utoob] get off to a slow start.
  • The obligatory young fiddler playing it better than we do [utoob].
  • Printed music [abc notation].
  • Order a Sarah Armstrong CD or T-shirt [Todd Clewell].
  • Read the book about Sarah Armstrong's tunes.

Chords

Here is a simple version using only quarter notes for saw stroke bowing in key of D. Fiddle Fingers Notation.

Low part (play this twice).

E|----|----|----|----|----|----|----|----||
A|----|----|----|-010|----|----|000-|----||
D|----|-020|1122|1---|----|-020|---3|2100||
G|1122|1---|----|----|1122|1---|----|----||

High part (play this twice).

E|----|----|----|----|----|----|----|----||
A|333-|----|0130|----|333-|----|0130|----||
D|---2|111-|----|210-|---2|111-|----|210-||
G|----|----|----|----|----|----|----|----||