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Decisions of the Superior Courts of New South Wales, 1788-1899

Up the Pond

In 1820, when Francis Forbes was Chief Justice of Newfoundland, he wrote a small piece of music called ``The Banks of Newfoundland".  It is also known as ``Up the Pond," and is played on Regatta Day each year in St John's, the capital of Newfoundland.  The regatta is said to be the oldest, continuously running sporting event in North America.

To hear a short extract from this music, click on the icon below.  This extract from the music is taken from a CD called ``Fiddle Me This," by Christina Smith.  It is published by Singsong Inc, Newfoundland, Canada.


Published by the Division of Law, Macquarie University