Crow Sett Figure 2

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X:1 T:Crow Sett Figure 2 T:(Old) Uncle Ned C:Stephen Foster M:2/4 L:1/8 N:A cotillion set made up of minstrel song tunes. S:Isaac Homan manuscript (mid-19th century, Bellport, S:Long Island, NY, Book 2, p. 18) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:A (3A/B/c/|.c.c .d.d|e/>f/e/>c/ .A.B|c(3c/c/c/ {d}c/>B/A/>c/|A/<a/g/f/ e/d/c/B/| .c.c .d.d|e/f/e/c/ AB|c/d/c/A/ B/c/B/G/|AcA|| A/B/|:c/A/B/c/ d/B/c/d/|e/c/d/e/ f/g/a/f/|e/A/c/f/ e/d/B/G/|1 (A/e/)(d/e/) (f/e/)(d/B/):|2 Ac (e/4f/4g/4a/4) A||



CROW SETT FIGURE 3. AKA and see "Old Uncle Ned." American, Air and Cotillion part (2/4 time). A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). ABB'. The melody is a dance adaptation of songwriter Stephen Foster's minstrel song "Old Uncle Ned," written in 1848 for William Roark of the Sable Harmonists. It was included in the mid-19th century music manuscript collection of musician and ship-builder Isaac Homan, of Bellport, Long Island, who employed it as the 2nd figure of a cotillion set ("The Crow Sett") comprised of adapted minstrel song tunes.


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