Land of Washington

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 Theme code Index    5L155 2211
 Also known as    American Quadrille Figure 3, Drum and Fife March
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Military
 Meter/Rhythm    March/Marche
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    6/8
 History    USA(Mid Atlantic), USA(Western/Pacific)
 Structure    ABCA'
 Editor/Compiler    Vivian T. Williams
 Book/Manuscript title    The Aurora Violin Manuscripts
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 106
 Year of publication/Date of MS    2016
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Land of Washington T:American Quadrille Figure 3 C: Z:V.T. Williams N:From the J.E. Sedlak manuscript, Portland, Oregon 1863. It also appears N:in the Aurora colony 1880 manuscript. N:This melody was originally the "Drum and Fife March," dating from the N:Revolutionary War. In 1843 composer Francis Henry Brown published his arrangement N:to go with the poem "Land of Washington" by George Pope Morris. N:Quadrille sets made up of popular songs were very common in the 19th century. The N:American Quadrille was originally published by famous bandleader Jullien in 1853. M:6/8 K:G D|DEF GBe|d2Bd2B|A2A ABA|G3-G2d|def gbe'| d'2bd'2d'|^c'ba gfe|d3-d2||D|d_ed cAF|D2_ED2d| g2g _bag|g3fz D|d_ed cAF|D2_ED2D|G2G _BAG| d3-d2=B||d2de2e|d2d dcB|A2A AGA|B3-B2B|d2de2e| d2d dcB|A2A ABA|G3-G2!D.C.!y||"Coda"D|DEF GBe|d2Bd2B| A2A ABA|G3-G2d|def gbe'|d'2bd'2b|a2a aba|g3-g2|]