President Grant's Hornpipe

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PRESIDENT GRANT'S HORNPIPE. American, New England; Hornpipe. B Flat Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The composition is credited to Harry Carleton in Ryan's Mammoth Collection (1883), as are a number of other compositions in the volume. Nothing is definitively known about Carleton, and the name may have been a pseudonym.

Ulysses S. Grant (1822-1885), President of the United States 1869-1877

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Cole (1000 Fiddle Tunes), 1940; p. 102. Miller & Perron (New England Fiddler’s Repertoire), 1983; No. 101. Ryan’s Mammoth Collection, 1883; p. 137.

Recorded sources: -Shanachie 14001, "The Early Recordings of Angus Chisholm" (Cape Breton) {appears as "President Grant"}.

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