Harrison Sett Figure 1

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X:1 T:Harrison Sett, Figure 1 M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Quadrille N:The quadrille set was perhaps named for William Henry N:Harrison (1773-1841), military figure, politician, and ninth President N:of the United States B:Elias Howe – Second Part of the Musician’s Companion (1843, p. 78) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:C C|CG,E C2C|CG,E C2g|gae egc|cBc d2C| CG,E C2C|G,CE G2c|cec Gce|dcd c2|| g|gfe gfe|gc’c’ c’2g|gec gec|GGG G2g| gfe gfe|gc’c’ c’2G|BGC G,G,G,|CCC C2!D.C.!|| c|c2B A2B|A2G F2G|ABA cBA|GGG G2c| c2B A2B|A2G F2G|AcF GFG|FFF F2!D.C.!||



HARRISON SETT FIGURE 1. American, Quadrille (6/8 time). C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). ABAC. Elias Howe's quadrille set, the six figure "Harrison Sett", was perhaps named in honor of William Henry Harrison a military figure, politician, and ninth President of the United States, who began his term in 1841. It was cut short, however, only 31 days into his term when he developed a fever (perhaps typhoid or pneumonia) and expired. He was a member of the Whig party, the first one elected to the highest office.


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Printed sources : - Elias Howe (Second Part of the Musician's Companion), 1843; p. 78.






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