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X:1 T:Split Wood Hornpipe C:Zeke Backus M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Hornpipe B:Coes Album of Jigs and Reels, something new, for professional and amateur violinists, B:leaders of orchestras, quadrille bands, and clog, reel and jig dancers; consisting of a B:Grand Collection of entirely New and Original Clog-Hornpipes, Reels, jigs, B:Scotch Reels, Irish Reels and Jigs, Waltzes, Walk-Arounds, etc. (1876, p. 43) N:Coes performed with the San Francisco Minstrels in California from 1852 to 1859. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:F c/B/|A/F/A/c/ f/g/a/f/|d/b/g/e/ f/e/d/c/|A/F/E/F/ D/F/C/F/|E/F/G/A/ B/d/c/B/| A/F/A/c/ f/g/a/f/|d/b/g/e/ f/d/c/B/|A/c/B/d/ c/e/g/b/|a/g/f/e/ g:| |:(a/b/)|c'/a/f/d/ b/g/e/c/|a/f/d/B/ g/e/c/B/|A/B/c/d/ e/f/g/a/|b/a/g/^f/ g/a/=b/^b/| c'/a/f/d/ b/g/e/c|a/f/d/B/ g/e/c/B/|A/B/c/d/ e/f/g/e/|f/a/f/e/ f:|]



SPLIT WOOD HORNPIPE. American, Hornpipe (2/4 time). F Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. "Split Wood Hornpipe" is attributed to blackface minstrel fiddler Zeke Backus by George H. Coes.


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Printed sources : - George H. Coes (Coes Album of Jigs and Reels, something new, for professional and amateur violinists, leaders of orchestras, quadrille bands, and clog, reel and jig dancers; consisting of a Grand Collection of entirely New and Original Clog-Hornpipes, Reels, jigs, Scotch Reels, Irish Reels and Jigs, Waltzes, Walk-Arounds, etc.), 1876; p. 43. Laybourn (Köhlers' Violin Repository), 1881-1885; p. 165.






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