Crown Point (1)

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 Theme code Index    5531 45L11L
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Contra
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/4
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:Ira Ford
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Traditional Music in America
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 94
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1940
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   ()   

CROWN POINT [1]. American, Reel. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Crown Point is the name of a Colonial fort in upper New York, famous during the French and Indian War. Ford has another tune, perhaps a companion piece of sorts called "Ticonderoga" (a neighboring New York fort).

Printed source: Ford (Traditional Music in America), 1940; p. 94.

T:Crown Point [1]
B:Ira Ford - Traditional Music in Amercia (1940)
Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion
B/c/|de/c/ dc/A/|B/d/A/F/ GA/B/|c/d/A/F/ DE/F/|G/E/D/B,/ G,B/c/|
de/c/ dc/A/|B/d/A/F/ GA/B/|c/d/B/c/ A/F/D/A/|G2 G:|
|:e/f/|ga fd|e/f/e/d/ BG/A/|Be e/f/e/d/|BA Ae/f/|
gabf|a/b/a/g/ eA/B/|c/d/B/c/ A/F/D/A/|(G2 G):||

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