Sugar in the Gourd (7)

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X:1 T:Sugar in the Gourd [7] M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Reel B:Elias Howe – Second Part of the Musician’s Companion (1843, p. 63) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:F V:1 (A/c/)|(d/c/).c/.c/ cA/c/|(d/c/).c/.c/ ca/g/|(g/f/)(f/e/) (e/d/)(d/c/)|(c/B/).B/.B/ B(G/B/)| (c/B/).B/.B/ B(G/B/)|(c/B/).B/.B/ B(g/f/)|(f/e/)(e/d/) (d/c/)(c/B/)|.B/.A/.A/.A/ A:| |:c/A/|B/c/d/B/ G/A/B/G/|A/B/c/A/ F/A/c/A/|B/c/d/B/ G/A/B/G/|A/B/c/A/ EC| (F/E/)(G/F/) (A/G/)(B/A/)|(c/B/)(d/c/) ed/f/|c/d/B/G/ A/c/B/G/|(G/F/).F/.F/ F2:| V:2 z|(B/A/).A/.A/ AF/A/|(B/A/).A/.A/ Af/e/|e/d/d/c/ (c/B/)(B/A/)|(A/G/).G/.G/ G(E/G/)| A/G/.G/.G/ G(E/G/)|(A/G/).G/.G/ G(e/d/)|(d/c/)(c/B/) (B/A/)(A/G/)|G/F/F/F/ F:| z|G/A/B/G/ E/F/G/E/|F/G/A/F/ D/F/A/F/|G/A/B/G/ E/F/G/E/|F/G/A/F/ GE| (A/G/)(B/A/) (E/E/)(G/F/)|A/G/B/A/ cB/d/|A/B/G/E/ F/A/G/E/|B/A/A/A/ .A2:|]



SUGAR IN THE GOURD [7]. American; March (2/4 time). F Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Howe includes the tune in a section of marches and quicksteps, but it could also be played as a gallop or a reel.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Elias Howe (Second Part of the Musician’s Companion), 1843; p. 63. Howe (1000 Jigs and Reels), c. 1867; p. 47.

Recorded sources: -



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