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Title Fiddler's Dance Tune Book 1872
Catalog Number 2009.1.3
Object Name Manuscript
Scope & Content This fiddler's dance tune book consists of hand-written notation on preprinted staff lines. There are 94 pages, most of which are filled with notation. The music appears to have been written in several manuscript hands.

Inscribed on the inside front cover of the book:

Allen B. Wison, Solon Maine
Thur. July 4, 1872

H.B. Baker
Moscow, Me.
Dec. 24, 1888

Following is a list of contents by page (pages are numbered in pencil at top)

p1...No 1, No 2, No 3, No 4.
p2...No 1, No 2, No 3, No 4, No 5
p3...No 1, No 2, No 3, No 4, No 5
p4...Set of Cotill[i]ons No 1, No 2, No 3, No 4, No 5
p5...No 1 Set in G, No 2, No 3, No 4
p6...No 1, No 2, No 3, No 4
p7...No 3, W77 No 4
p8...Unnamed
p9...Cotillion No 1, No 2, No 3, No 4
p10..Cotillion No 1, No 2, No 3, No 4 (inscribed at bottom of page: A.B Wilson, Solon, Maine)
p11..No 1, No 2, No 3, No 4
p12..Cotillion No 1, No 2, No 3, No 4
p13..[blank]
p14..Military Sett Cotillions No 1, No 2, No 3, No 4
p15..[continues No 4 above at top of page]
p16..[blank]
p17..Three unnamed tunes
p18..Continues last tune from prev. page, No 5, Troy Set, No 4
p19..Two unnamed tunes
p20..Four unnamed tunes
p21..Four unnamed tunes - Sett
p22..Unnamed tunes [notation halfway down "From Fales Music"
p23..Two unnamed tunes
p24..Three unnamed tunes
p25..Two unnamed tunes; Polka 1
p26..Three unnamed tunes
p27..One unnamed tune
p28..Three unnamed tunes
p29..Two unnamed tunes
p30..No 2, down from top of the page
p31-40 are blank
p41..One unnamed tune
p42..E. Judkins Hornpipe, Baltimore Hornpipe, Rhine, Hornpipe, Cincinnati Hornpipe, Liverpool Hornpipe
p43..Beedes Hornpipe, Sacket Harbor Hornpipe, Lord Nelsons Hornpipe, Colis(?) Hornpipe, A. Philbrooks Hornpipe, Jones Hornpipe
p44..Tempest, Flowers of Edinburgh, Douglass Favorites, Hob or Knob, Hulls Victory, Haste to the Wedding
p45..Paddy ORafferty, Morias Return From Scotland, Jumbo Jum, Keleesyes Hornpipe
p46..Irish Washerwoman, Kinlock, Drunken Sailor, College Hornpipe, Constitution Hornpipe, Rustic Reel
p47..Montezuma Hornpipe, Trip to Ireland, Bunker Hill Hornpipe, Keith's Hornpipe,Max Hawkes's Favorite, Over the Water to Charlie,
p48..Fishers Hornpipe, Money Musk, Hornpipe, Ostinellis Reel
p49..Magruders Waltz, Cornet Waltz, Forest Waltz, Kate Karney Waltz
p50..Waltz No 1, Brattleboro Waltz, Musicians Waltz, Cinderella Waltz, Spanish Waltz
p51..Egyptian Waltz, Dartmouth Waltz, Von Webers Waltz, Aurora Waltz, Belvidere Waltz
p52..Union Waltz, Swiss Waltz, Dundee Waltz, Steamboat Waltz, Copenhagen Waltz, Brunswick Waltz
p53..Hungarian Waltz, Waltz A
p54..W C, German Waltz
p55..Alpine Waltz, Peoples Favorite Waltz, New England Wa[l]tz
p56..Bohemian Waltz, Rifle Waltz, German Waltz
p57..Miss Smileys Waltz, Ole Bull Waltz, Old Capt. Sutter
p58..Unnamed tune
p59..No 1, No 2, No 3, No 4
p60..Unnamed tune
p61..W D, Polka A
p62..Unnamed tune, Waltz in C, Waltz
p63..Pooko(?) B, Unnamed tune, Waltz No 4
p64..Unnamed tune, Polka by Straus
p65..Waltz, Polka, Reel
p66..Polka C, Polka D, Waltz by Fales
p67..Unnamed tune
p68..[blank]
p69..Ocean House Waltz
..unnumbered pages 70ff are blank except for one unnamed tune
p78..March in Norma (for two violins), March
p79..Unnamed tune, Highland March, Highland March No 2, Champions March
p80..Roderick Dhus March, Somerville March, Grand March in Nathalie
p81..Bonaparte Crossing the Rhine, March to Boston, Washington March
p82 to 87 are blank
p88..Cornet in A, No 2, No 3, No 4
p89..[blank]
p90..Village Quick Step
p91..Fairbanks Quick Step, Chinese Galopade, German Q.S., Unnamed tune
p92..No 1 Quick Step (post horn Bb), Gibsons Q.S, Munich Q.S.
p93..Unnamed tune, Polka No 1, Polka No 2, No 3 Polka
p94..Joinville Polka, Huffner(?) Gallopade, Duncan Gallopade, Jewetts Galopade


Collection Goodrich-Hall Collection
People Wilson, Allen B
Baker, Horatio Bardwell