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Charlestown Quadrilles No. 5

From The G.W. Bennet Manuscript - Huronia Museum, Midland. The "Off To Charlestown Quadrilles" was a set of five dance tunes arranged by British composer Charles D'Albert in about 1860. The melodies were all existing popular tunes from the British Isles ...

England Quadrilles No. 1 - Hunting The Hare

From The G.W. Bennett Manuscript - 1860 The first two parts of this tune are from an Irish jig called "Hunting The Hare" aka "Room for Company" (Folk Tune Finder) The third part may be another (as yet unidentified) tune grafted on to make up the length r...

England Quadrilles No. 3

From the G.W. Bennett Manuscript - 1860 The second figure of a quadrille. The first part of the tune is "On dit qui a quinze ans" - Jackson Wyresdale, Lancashire 1823 (Folk Tune Finder) The very last part (in C) is the song "Oh Dear What Can The Matter B...

England Quadrilles No. 4

G.W. Bennett Manuscript - 1860 An attractive unidentified tune for the fourth figure of a quadrille.

England Quadrilles No. 5

G.W. Bennett Manuscript - 1860 This tune is a glorious mash-up of three famous pieces. "The Downfall of Paris" - an 18th century march that evolved into the Appalachian fiddle tune "Mississippi Sawyer", "See The Conquering Hero Comes" - from Handel's ...

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