Bells of Newport

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 Also known as    Bells of New York (The)
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Contra
 Meter/Rhythm    Country Dance
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 History    USA(New England)
 Book/Manuscript title    Murphy manuscript
 Tune and/or Page number    
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1790
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BELLS OF NEWPORT. The tune appears in the Murphy Manuscript (p. 20) written in Newport, Rhode Island, in 1790, the Gurden Trubull manuscript (Stonington, Conn.) of c. 180?, and in the Kingsley Manuscript (p. 22) of 1795 (where it appears as "The Bells of New York").