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LEANDER. American, Air (6/8 time). A Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. An air by Jeremiah Ingalls (1764-1838), from The Original Sacred Harp (Denson Revision), employed as a march or jig for contra dancing. Ingalls was choirmaster of the Old Meeting House at Newbury, Vermont, for twenty years, during which time he published a tune book called Christian Harmony (1805), which preserved spirituals, folk hymns and fuging melodies [1].

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Miller (Fiddler's Throne), 2004; No. 69, p. 52.

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