Jig Dutchman's Corner

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JIG DUTCHMAN'S CORNER. AKA - "Dutchman's Corner Jig." American, Schottische. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BB. Blackface minstrel Dan Emmett composed this tune, called "Dutchman's Corner" (the word 'jig' in the title refers to a solo stage dance, for which this was the vehicle). It appears in James Buckley's banjo tutor of 1860 [1], albeit without composer attribution.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Buckley (Buckley's New Banjo Method), 1860, p. 66. Howe (Musician's Omnibus No. 1), c. 1862; p. 397. Howe (1000 Jigs and Reels), c. 1867; p. 53.

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