Road to Boston

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 Theme code Index    3H3H3H2H 5H3H2H2H
 Also known as    Boston March, Exhibition March No. 2, General Greene's March (2), March to Boston, On the Road to Boston, Reel des vagues, Road to London, We are on the march to Boston
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Canada, United States
 Genre/Style    Contra, Down-East/Maritime, Military
 Meter/Rhythm    Jig/Quadrille, March/Marche
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    6/8
 History    USA(Mid Atlantic), USA(New England), CANADA(Maritimes/English)
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:A.F. Hopkins
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:The American Veteran Fifer
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 56
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1905
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
Road to Boston

Played by: Ryan Bigelow
Source: Soundcloud
Image: The Boston massacre
 Score   (1)   
Roadto Boston

X:1 T:We are on the march to Boston M:2/4 L:1/8 S:William Morris music manuscript collection (1776-1777) N:Morris was a fifer with Captain Tucker's Company, New N:Jersey's First Regiment, Hunterdon County Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G B2 BA/B/|cBAG|FGAB|G/F/G/A/ GA|B2 BA/B/|cBAG|FGAB|G2G2:| |:d2 dc/d/|edcB| c2 cB/c/|dcBA|B2 BA/B/|cBAG|FGA/c/B/A/|G2G2:|]

X:1 T:Boston March T:Road to Boston M:2/4 L:1/8 R:March B:A. Robinson Jr. - ”Massachusetts collection of martial musick: containing a B:plain, easy and concise introduction to the grounds of martial musick” B:(Exeter, 1820, p. 63) B: Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D V:1 f2 fe/f/|gfed|cdef|dAFA|f2 fe/f/|gfed|cdef|d2d2:| |:a2 ag/a/|bagf|g2 gf/g/|agfe|f2 fe/f/|gfed|cdef|d2d2:| V:2 B2BA/B/|edcd|EFGA |FFDF|d2 dc/d/|edcB|EFGA|F2F2:| |:f2 fe/f/|gfed|e2 ed/e/|fedc|d2 dc/d/|edcd|EFGA|F2F2:|

X:1 T:Road to Boston M:C| L:1/8 K:D Ade|f4 f2ef|g2f2e2e/f/d|c2d2e2f2|d2A2F2A2|f6 ef|g2f2e2d2|c2d2e2c2|d6:| |:fg|a4 a2^ga|b2a2gaf2|g6 fg|a2g2f2e2|f4 f2ef|g2f2e2d2|c2d2e2c2|d2A2d2:|]

X:56 T:On The Road To Boston B:American Veteran Fifer #56 N:"As played by the N.A.of C.W.M. leading the G.A.R. Parade at Boston Aug. 16th 1904, A.F.Hopkins Fife Major" M:2/4 L:1/8 Q:1/8=180 K:D t=8 f2 fe/f/ | gfed | cdef | d2 AF/A/ |f2 fe/f/ | gfed | cdef | d2 d2 :| |: a2 ag/a/ | bagf | g2 gf/g/ | agfe |f2 fe/f/ | gfed | cdef | d2 d2 :|

X:762 T:N 3 (die Nr. 3 des 2. teiles) C:Urheber unbekannt C:Erstbeleg: 1773 (Datum in der Quelle) C:Datierung dieser Quelle: 1784 fr\"uhestens (Datum in der Quelle) O:Aufzeichnungsort: Oberfranken, Seibis nahe Lichtenberg S:Notenhandschrift, bezeichnet und datiert: "Heinrich Nicol Philipp zu Seibis den 30 Junius 1784", Archiv des Haus Marteau, Lichtenberg (Oberfranken). Transkription nach einer Fotokopie im Besitz von Stefan Straubinger, S. 35, Nr. 3 (die 2. Nr. 3 Z:Erfassung von Noten: (in abc) Wascher, Simon L:1/16 M:2/4 K:F ionisch a4 a4 | gab2a2g2 | f2e2f2g2 | e2fefg f3 |\ a4 a4 | gab2a2g2 | f2e2f2g2 | e2 {e}f4x2 :| |:\ %kein auftakt c'4 c'4 | bc'd'2c'2b2 | =a2 b4x2 | d'2>c'2d'c'b |\ a2g2 a4 | gab2a2g2 | f2e2f2g2 | e2{e}f6 :| %%text Aus Simon Waschers TradArchiv

X:1 T:Reel des Vagues M:2/4 L:1/8 N:A version of "Road to Boston" B:J.A. Boucher – “Le Repertoire du Violoneux” (1933, No. 96, p. 48) B:“Le Repertoire du Violoneux” (Nouvelle édition 2018 par Jean Duval) [1] K:D DF Ad|f2 fe/f/|gf ed|cd e/d/e/g/|fd AF|DF Ad|f2 fe/f/|[M:3/4]gf ef dz:| |:[M:2/4]a2a2|a2 ag/a/ |ba gf|g2 gf/g/|ag fe|f2 fe/f/| gf ed|cd e/d/e/g/|fd AF|DF Ad|f2 fe/f/|[M:3/4]gf ef d z3:|