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PETER PIPER. American, Two-Step. A 1905 two-step composed by S.R. Henry, recorded by the Happy Hayseeds, the Lamb brothers, Fred, Ivan, Logan, and Orson. Henry's piece was a companion to his "Polly Prim", and is a syncopated dance rather than a rag. See also Henry's compositions "Colored Major March (The)" and "By Heck!."

A closeup of the graphic from the original sheet music
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Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Hall & Gray (Kenny Hall's Music Book: Old Time Music), 2011; p. 106. Parker (Ragtime for Fiddle & Mandolin).

Recorded sources: Voyager VRLP 328-S, "Kenny Hall and the Long Haul String Band" (1980. Learned from the Happy Hayseeds).




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