Measure the Music: Neos Pervolianos

By Jake Padilla

This traditional Greek folk song, Neos Pervolianos, is a curious one. In measure 26 you’ll find the bowed string instrument playing a slightly altered but very familiar riff from an American folk song. Can you recognize it??
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As a hint I’ll give you the measure from the American folk classic!
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Remember, camp with caution; you don’t want to end up hearing this tune¬†played by an inbred in the middle of the woods¬†(wink wink).