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Old Dan Tucker


Old Dan Tucker

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 Theme code Index   1H1H1H1H 1H1H56
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Old-Time
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/4
 History    
 Structure    AB, AABB'
 Editor/Compiler    Gumbo Chaff
 Book/Manuscript title    The Complete Preceptor for the Banjo
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 7
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1851
 Artist    
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 PDF Score    (1)   
Old Dan Tucker


Old Dan Tucker






X:1 T:Old Dan Tucker M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Air B:Gumbo Chaff - The Complete Preceptor for the Banjo (1851, p. 7) N: A later edition of the earliest known banjo tutor, published in 1848. It was written by Elias Howe, whose pseudonym Gumbo Chaff N:is taken from Thomas Dartmouth Rice's 1834 blackface character. The 1851 edition was published in Boston by Oliver Ditson. N:In 1850 Howe sold some of his works to Ditson (this one among them) and agreed not to publish similar works for ten years. Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D (3A/B/c/|dd (3ddd|dddA|dd df|AA BA|dd(3ddd| dd dA|dd df|AABA||f f/f/ f2|edBd|e e/e/ e2 | AABA|f f/f/ f2|edBd|ed/e/ fe|d2||

X:112 T:Old Dan Tucker B:American Veteran Fifer (1902, No. 112) M:2/4 L:1/8 Q:1/8=180 K:D t=8 ((3A/B/c/) | dddA | dd dA/A/ | ddef | AABc | dddA | dd dA/A/ | ddef | AA B:| |: d | f>f f2 | ed Bd | e>e ef | AA Bd | f>f a2 | fd Bd | e>e ef |[1AA B :|[2 Ac d2 |