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GOVERNOR KING'S MARCH. American, March (4/4 time). USA, southwestern Pennsylvania. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. An old fifer's tune, remarks Samuel Bayard. However, not exclusively, as Boston publisher Elias Howe included it in his "Diamond School for the Violin" (1861). See note (Bayard, 1944) for "Old Man and Old Woman Scoldin' (The)".

Source for notated version: Hiram Horner (fifer from Westmoreland and Fayette Counties, Pa., 1944) [Bayard].

Printed sources: Bayard (Dance to the Fiddle), 1981; No. 153, pp. 88-89. Howe (Diamond School For the Violin), 1861; p. 24.

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