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MISSISSIPPI HORNPIPE. American; Hornpipe, Reel. USA. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. One of several tunes in Ryan’s Mammoth credited to Frank Livingston. Nothing is known of Livingston, although he may have been a journeyman composer in Boston or New York (as were other contributors to the volume).

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Brody (Fiddler’s Fakebook), 1983; pg. 191. Cole (1000 Fiddle Tunes), 1940; p. 102. Ryan’s Mammoth Collection, 1883; p. 137.

Recorded sources: Flying Fish 021, Buddy Spicher "American Sampler." Edison 50900 (78 RPM), Joseph Samuels, 1920 (appears as 4th tune of "Miss Johnson's Party Medley").




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