Custer's Last Charge

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 Theme code Index    3333 1H334
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 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Old-Time
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/4
 History    USA(Southwest)
 Structure    AABBC
 Editor/Compiler    Marion Thede
 Book/Manuscript title    Fiddle Book (The)
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 79
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1967
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CUSTER'S LAST CHARGE. Old-Time, Piece. USA, Oklahoma. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBC. Source J.S. Price associated the tune with Custer's defeat at the battle of the Little Big Horn, 1876. There was an old song called "Custer's Last Charge."

Source for notated version: J.S. Price (Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma) [Thede].

Printed source: Thede (The Fiddle Book), 1967; p. 79.


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