The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #169754   Message #4104461
Posted By: Steve Gardham
03-May-21 - 09:20 AM
Thread Name: 'Shenandoah' rhythm/meter
Subject: RE: 'Shenandoah' rhythm/meter
Gibb, FWIW, I'm completely with you on your 3.57 conclusions. Most of the later publishers were producing material for middle class singers to perform and authenticity was only a secondary consideration. In it's most basic terms they were publishing with 'singing' in mind, not working conditions.