Dutchman's Corner Jig

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X:1 T:Dutchman's Corner Jig M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Reel B:James Buckley -- Buckley's New Banjo Method (1860, p. 67) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G D|:Gc/E/ B/G/A/E/|c/B/c/e/ d/B/A/F/|Gc/G/ B/G/A/G/|1 z/a/g/e/ d/B/A/F/:|2 G z z2|| |:B/d/c/e/ d/f/e/g/|f/d/g/e/ d/g/e/c/|B/d/c/e/ d/f/e/g/|1 f/d/g/e/ d/B/A/G/:|2 g/b/g/e/ d/B/A/G/|| |:z/a/g/e/ d/B/A/G/|B/G/c/e/ d/B/A/G/|z/a/g/e/ d/B/A/G/|B/G/c/e/ d/B/A/G/| z/a/g/e/ d/B/A/G/|B/G/c/e/ d/B/A/G/|z/a/g/e/ d/B/A/G/|B/G/A/F/ G/e/f/g/!D.C.!:|]

DUTCHMAN'S CORNER JIG. AKA and see "Jig Dutchman's Corner." American, Schottische or Reel (2/4 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BB'CC. The word 'Jig' in the title refers to a "Straight Jig" also called a "Sand Jig", which refers to a syncopated, duple time tune for a solo dance akin to a step dance or soft-shoe (precursors to tap-dancing).

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Buckley (Buckley's New Banjo Method), 1860, p. 67. Howe (1000 Jigs and Reels), 1867; p. 53. Elias Howe (Musician’s Omnibus Nos. 6 & 7), Boston, 1880-1882; p. 641.

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