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X:1 T:Hi Bell M:2/4 L:1/8 S:fifer Thomas Hoge (1944, southwestern Pa.) B:Bayard - Dance to the Fiddle, March to the Fife (No. 294) K:D D>F AA|B/A/B/c/ dd|D>F AA|E/D/E/F/ E>E| D>F AA|B/A/B/c/ dd|d>e f/g/f/e/|dc d2|| gf e/d/e/f/|gf e2|gf e/f/e/d/|cA A2| gf e/d/e/f/|gf e>fe>d|gf e/f/e/d/|cA/B/ A/G/F/E/||

HI BELL. AKA and see "Pretty Polly (5)," "Peter Kutz." American, March (2/4 time). USA, southwestern Pa. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. Bayard (1981) identifies this as an international tune, originally French, and having two main versions, an earlier one and a later one. The earlier tune was known in versions variously titled "Weaver's March (1) (The)," "Gallant Weaver (The)," "Twenty First of August," "(Glorious) First of August (The)," "Tenth of June (The)," "Frisky Jenny," "Charles of Sweden," and "Come Jolly Bacchus." The form which may or may not have been "later" was popular in France and the British Isles during the 1800's and appears in several French sources; in America it was called "Cheat (The)," "Cheat or Swing," or "Coquette (3)." See Bayard's note (1981, p. 250) for the tune for more information.

Additional notes
Source for notated version : - (fifer Thomas Hoge, Greene County, Pa., 1944) [Bayard].

Printed sources : - Bayard (Dance to the Fiddle), 1981; No. 294C, p. 250.

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