Republican Set (The)

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X:1 T:Republican Set, The T:Doc Boyd's Jig T:Old Jubiter M:6/8 L:1/8 S:Frank King (1960, southwestern Pa.) B:Bayard - Dance to the Fiddle, March to the Fife (1981, No. 526) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D (3A/B/c/|dcd AFA|dfb a2f|efg ABc|def A2 B/c/| dcd AFA|dfb a2f|efg ABc|dfe d2|| (3f/g/a/|bab baf|afa agf|gfg gfg|a3 f2 (3f/g/a/| bab baf|afa agf|efg ABc|dfe d2||

REPUBLICAN SET, THE. AKA and see "Doc Boyd's Jig," "Old Jubiter," "Reel de I'île Bizard," "Reel du forgeron (2)." American, Canadian; Jig or March (6/8 time). USA, southwestern Pa., Michigan. D Major (Bayard-King): G Major (Bayard-Horner). Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. A jig of unknown provenance. Paul Gifford notes the tune has been collected from Michigan sources, and Montreal fiddler Joseph Allard recorded it in the early 1930's as "<incipit title="load:bizard" width=850 link=" de I'île Bizard">Reel de I'île Bizard</incipit>." Ira Ford included a version in his Traditional Music in America (1940) as "<incipit title="load:jubiter" width=850 link=" Jubiter">Old Jubiter</incipit>"--a collection of largely tunes he encountered in Missouri, but which came from a variety of source from widespread areas.

Additional notes

Sources for notated versions: - Frank King (fiddler and fifer from Westmoreland County, Pa., 1960) and Old Amzi Eccles via Hiram Horner (fifers from Westmoreland and Fayette Counties, Pa., 1960) [Bayard].

Printed sources : - Bayard (Dance to the Fiddle), 1981; No. 526A-B, pp. 471-472.

Recorded sources: -

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