Saratoga Hornpipe (3)

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X:1 T:Saratoga Hornpipe [3] M:4/4 L:1/8 R:Hornpipe S:Steffy (1949) B:Bayard – Dance to the Fiddle, March to the Fife (1981, No. 285) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G de/f/|g2f2g2d2|edcB dB G2|A2F2D2 AB/A/|GABe dBG e/f/| g3g/a/ g2f2|ecec dBGz|A2 Ac A2 FA|ddAB G3|| F/E/|[G,2E2][B,D][B,D] [B,2D2][B,D]A,|G,B,[G,D]B [DA]G G2|[D2A2] FA [D2A2]FA|ABdf ed d>E| [G,2E2][B,D]D [G,2D2][B,D]A,|G,B,[G,D]TB {B}AG-[G,2G2]|Bdef ged2|AF G2G2||



SARATOGA HORNPIPE [3]. AKA - "Queer's Hornpipe" (Pa.). American, Hornpipe. USA, southwestern Pa. G Major (Bayard): A Major (Bayard). Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. The first strain of the tune appears also in "Kitty O'Neill (3)," "Old Time Straight Jig," "Away Back" (Don Messer), and "Snapping Jig" (Septimus Winner, 1883), "Duncan's Reel (1)," "Little Billy Wilson," (or “Billy Wilson,” an alternate title for “Ace of Spades”) and an untitled breakdown in Christeson (1973, No. 37). See also the Missouri “A & E Rag.”

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - fiddlers Steffy (Pa., 1949), Wilbur Neal (Jefferson County, Pa., 1948), and Harry Queer (Westmoreland County, Pa., 1957) [Bayard].

Printed sources : - Bayard (Dance to the Fiddle, March to the Fife), 1981; No. 285A C, pp. 238 239.

Recorded sources: -



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