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MONONGAHELA COLLEGE. AKA and see "Taylor's Quickstep (1)," "Dandy Jim o' Caroline (2)." American, March. USA; southwestern Pa., Albemarle County, Va. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. A once very well-known fife march from southwestern Pa. Bayard (1981) sees this piece as a condensed or contracted form of a longer piece, probably "The Templehouse (Reel)." Monongahela College is an institution of learning in Greene County, western Pennsylvania.
Sources for notated versions: Hiram Horner (fifer from Westmoreland and Fayette Counties, Pa., 1944), Samuel Palmer (Fayette County, Pa., 1944), Mount Pleasant Tablatures, Hoge MS. [Bayard].
Printed sources: Bayard (Dance to the Fiddle), 1981; no. 226, pp. 183–185.
Southern Folklore Quarterly, vol. 6, p. 10.