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Minor edits to introduction post

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1 parent 3986926 commit 224f26f23eff2cef3b1cd2a9e4ba1566d92cd924 Rob Stenson committed Apr 12, 2011
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@@ -14,7 +14,7 @@ That might be a confusing description. Who are these people exactly? They are no
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- <span>"Old Molly Hare" is a tune I learned from my dad, though he never sang any lyrics with it. This is me (Rob Stenson) playing it on my <a href="#">Enoch Tradesman</a> banjo. It's half-fretted, but I don't think I used any of the frets here.</span>
+ <span>"Over the Waterfall" is a tune I learned from my dad. This is me (Rob Stenson) playing it on banjo. (There will be a solo recording like this featured with each interview.)</span>
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A fiddle tune on this website is just a little melody, probably old (could be real old), but not necessarily.
-If you're playing a fiddle tune, you're probably holding a fiddle, or a banjo, or a guitar, or a mandolin I suppose, or a bass fiddle, or maybe a Chinese fiddle, or a synthesizer, or even just plain singing. To be honest, it could be any instrument, as long as you know how to play it.
+If you're playing a fiddle tune, you're probably holding a fiddle, or a banjo, or a guitar, or a mandolin, or a bass fiddle, or maybe a Chinese fiddle, or a synthesizer, or even just plain singing. To be honest, it could be any instrument, as long as you know how to play it.
Sometimes these tunes don't have a name, sometimes they have too many. Sometimes two tunes share one name and no notes. Sometimes parts of tunes show up in other tunes, one tune cross-pollinated with another by a forgetful fiddler. (Tunes are flowers attracting pickers? Could be a good metaphor.)
-In any event, pickers are pretty sure they know where they picked up the tune they're about to play. Or not. No big deal. Nobody cares if you get it all note for note, nobody agrees on the notes anyhow. There are a million versions out there, one from Indiana or Kentucky, one from San Antonio or St. Louis, Montreal or Maine. Maybe your dad was the only person you ever heard play it quite that way and you've got absolutely no idea where he the hell he picked it up. Maybe you just heard it on a CD or a TV show — not everyone can be descended from tune-bred mountaineers. (I know I wasn't.)
+In any event, pickers are pretty sure they know where they picked up the tune they're about to play. Or not. No big deal. Nobody cares if you get it all note for note, nobody agrees on the notes anyhow. There are a million versions out there, one from Indiana or Kentucky, one from San Antonio or St. Louis, Montreal or Maine. Maybe your dad was the only person you ever heard play it quite that way and you've got absolutely no idea where he the hell he picked it up. Or you just heard it on a CD or a TV show — not everyone can be descended from tune-bred mountaineers. (I know I wasn't.)
<span>What kind of music is this exactly?</span>

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