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 Theme code Index    1H1H1H3H 2H2H2H4H
 Also known as    Exhibition March No. 1, Matelotte, Morning Fair, Texarkana Hornpipe, Golden Farmer (The), Tomorrow Morning, Black Horse (1)
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Contra, Military
 Meter/Rhythm    March/Marche
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 History    USA(Mid Atlantic)
 Structure    AB, AA'BB
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:William Sidney Mount
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:William Sidney Mount manuscript collection
 Tune and/or Page number    
 Year of publication/Date of MS    mid-19th century
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Washington’s March [1] M:C L:1/8 S:William Sidney Mount (1807-1868) manuscripts N:Mount dates his manuscript page for this tune “Stony Brook (Long Island, New York). N:August 30th 1843.” At the top right of the page is the note “Old Music.” Professor N:Samuel Bayard (1981) describes this tune as an “international tune” often played as a N:march, although sometimes utilized for dancing. He finds that it appears twice in N:Glasgow publisher James Aird’s Selections of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs N:782), Vol. II, No. 152 (the tune does not seem related to my ear), and Vol. III, No. N:544. Kennedy (vol. 2) gives it as “The Golden Farmer.” Somewhat distanced Irish N:hornpipe versions appear in O’Neill’s Music of Ireland as “Tomorrow Morning” and in N:the Roche Collection (vol. II) as “The Black Horse.” Continental versions can be N:found in Boehme (1886, No. 345) given as a Dutch Dance, in Forestier & Anderson N:Norway Music Album, 1881, No. 5, pg. 114) as a wedding march, and in the Journel N:of the Welsh Folk Song Society (Vol. 2, Pt. 1, p. 40) in a vocal set. Bayard’s own N:version was collected in the field from a Juniata County, Pennsylvania, fiddler named N:Samuel Losch in the 1930’s. Other American versions are printed in Ford (“Exhibition N:March No. 1”) and in Ryan’s Mammoth Collection (1883) as the hornpipes “Morning N:Fair” and “Texarkana.” Z:Transcribed and annotated by Andrew Kuntz K:D AB/c/ | d2 dd d2 (f>d) | e2 e>e e2 g>e | f2 ff fagf | edcB AGFD | dAFA dfed | ecAc egfe | (f/g/a) fd e/f/g ec | d2 d>d d2 || fg | agfg aagf | gfef ggfe | fede fagf | edcB AGFE | dAFA dfed |ecAc egfe | (f/g/a) fd (e/f/g) ec | d2 d>d d2 ||