Subject: G.W. Bennett Manuscript

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About George Wilkins Bennett

The G. W. Bennett Manuscript is part of the collection of the Huronia Museum in Midland. It contains a mix of dance music (British Isles and American) , and hymns arranged for instruments. It appears to have been started when Bennett was still in England ...

Boatman Dance - Serenader's Quadrille No. 4

From The G.W. Bennett Manuscript - Midland, 1860 An American minstrel-era song and dance tune attributed to Dan Emmett and published in 1843. This piece was incredibly popular throughout the middle years of the 19th century. It's about the boatmen who op...

Charlestown Quadrilles No.1

From The G. W. Bennet Manuscript, 1860 - in the 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 ...

Charlestown Quadrilles No. 2

From the G.W. Bennett Manuscript, 1860 - Huronia Museum, Midland This tune was written out as if it was in C in the manuscript. I'm pretty sure this was just an oversight. I have added the F# to the key signature, but left it otherwise unchanged. Accordi...

Charlestown Quadrilles No. 3

From the G.W. Bennett Manuscript - Huronia Museum, Midland. According to other sources this tune in the Charlestown Quadrille Set was called "T'was On A Sunday Morning".

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