Jefferson's March

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X:1 T:Jefferson's March M:C L:1/8 R:March S:Single sheet publication printed in Philadelphia by George Willig at 185 Market Street N:"Peformed at the Grand Procession at Philadelphia on the 4th of March, 1801" Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:C G>G|c2 c>c cz/c/ d/c/B/c/|d2 d>d d2 G>G|g2f2e2d2|c2c>c c2 G>G| c3G c>e g>e|d2 d>d d2 G>G|c3 G c>eg>e|d2 d>d d2z2|d3e d2c2| B3c B2A2|G4 ^F4|G4 e2 c>e|d4 c>BA>c|B4 c2 A>c|B2A2G2^F2| G2 G>G G2:||:g3f e2d2|^c2 [D2_B2] [C2A2] [_B,2G2]|f2 e2 d2 ^c2|d2 d>d d2z2| f3e d2=c2|B2[C2A2][B,G2][A,2F2]|e2 d2 c2c2|c2c>c c2 E>G|c2 c>c cz G>B| dz d>d dz G>c|ez e>e e>gf>e|d2 d>d dz G>G|g3 f e>dc>B| .A.E.F.G .A.B.c.d|e2d2c2B2|c2 c>c c2z2:||

JEFFERSON'S MARCH. American, March (whole time). C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. A march composed in honor of the election victory of Thomas Jefferson as 3rd president of the United States, in 1801. The march was printed on a single-sheet by Philadelphia publisher George Willig (185 Market Street), with the heading: "Performed a the Grand Procession at Philadelphia on the 4th of March, 1801." The march appears in subsequent period publications, such as T. Olmstead's Martial Music. A Collection of Marches, published in Albany in 1807 by Daniel Steele, and G.E. Blake's Gentleman's Amusement, No. 2 (Philadelphia, 1824).

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Elias Howe (Second Part of the Musician’s Companion), 1843; p. 18.

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