Up the Pond

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Up the Pond

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 Also known as    Banks of Newfoundland (1)
 Composer/Core Source    Francis Forbes
 Region    Canada
 Genre/Style    Down-East/Maritime
 Meter/Rhythm    Jig/Quadrille
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 Time signature    6/8
 History    CANADA(Maritimes/English)
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"Up the Pond" is an alternate title for Francis Forbes' 1820 composition "The Banks of Newfoundland." It takes its name from associations with the race held by the Royal St. John's Regatta, North America's oldest continuing sporting event.