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X:1 T:Shenandoah I:From the music manuscript collection of James Wiliam Conwell, a I:martial-band instructor from Philadelphia, via fifer Hiram Horner, I:transcribed by Bayard in 1944 M:2/4 L:1/8 R:March N:Usually known as "York Fusiliers" B:Bayard - Dance to the Fiddle (1981, No. 248) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D A/F/|D2 FA|de/f/ ge|fdcd|e/d/c/B/ A/G/F/E/|D2 FA|de/f/ ge| fd e/d/c|d3::(3A/B/c/|de/f/ ge|fa a>g|fa dc/d/|e/d/c/B/ Az| edd>d|faa2|fa/g/ fe|d3::A/G/|FA AA/A/|GB/B/ BB/B/|AGFA| dd e/d/B/A/|FA/A/ AA|GB/B/ BB|AGFE|D3::d/B/|A2 F/A/d/B/|A2 F/A/d/c/| BAGF|E/D/E/F/ Ed/B/|A2 FA/d/B/|A2 F/A/ zg|fd e/d/c|d3:|

SHENANDOAH. AKA and see "York Fusileers (The)." American, March (2/4 time). USA, southwestern Pa. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCCDD. A fife march almost always known as "York Fusiliers." It comes from the music manuscript collection of martial-band instructor James William ("Jim Will") Conwell of Philadelphia, from where it was obtained by Bayard's source, fifer Hiram Horner. Bayard says Conwell's ms. collection contained material copied from older printed collections, but where this title for the tune came from is a mystery.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - Hiram Horner (fifer from Westmoreland and Fayette Counties, Pa., 1944; learned from Philadelphia, Pa., martial band instructor and fife major "Jim Will" Conwell) [Bayard].

Printed sources : - Bayard (Dance to the Fiddle), 1981; No. 248, p. 210.

Recorded sources: -

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