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 Theme code Index    1547bL 3b511
 Also known as    Back Side Albany, Backside Albany, Boyne Water (1), Seige of Plattsburg (The)
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Contra, Minstrel
 Meter/Rhythm    March/Marche, Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    E
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Dorian
 Time signature    2/4
 History    USA(Mid Atlantic)
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Elias Howe
 Book/Manuscript title    Second Part of the Musician's Companion
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 56
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1843
 Artist    John McCutcheon
 Title of recording    Fine Times at Our House
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Greenhays GR 710
 Year recorded    1982
 Media    
 Score   ()   





X:1 T:Back Side of Albany M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Minstrel tune B:Elias Howe – Second Part of the Musician’s Companion (1843, p. 56) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D EB/B/ B/c/d/B/|A/G/F/E/ DE/F/|GF/E/ B/A/G/F/|E2 Ee| EB B/c/d/B/|A/G/F/E/ DE/F/|GE B/A/G/F/|E>E E2:| |:B>c de|dB A>A|(Be)(ef)|(ed)B>c| d/c/d/e/ dB|A/G/F/E/ DE/F/|GE B/A/G/F/|E>F E2:|

X:1 T:Back Side of Albany M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Reel B:Gumbo Chaff - The Complete Preceptor for the Banjo (1851, p. 8) N: A later edition of the earliest known banjo tutor, published in 1848. It was written by Elias Howe, whose pseudonym Gumbo Chaff N:is taken from Thomas Dartmouth Rice's 1834 blackface character. The 1851 edition was published in Boston by Oliver Ditson. N:In 1850 Howe sold some of his works to Ditson (this one among them) and agreed not to publish similar works for ten years. Z:AK/FIddler's Companion K:Edor EB/B/ B/c/d/B/|A/G/F/E/ DE/F/|G/F/E/ B/A/G/F/|E2 Ee| EB B/c/d/B/|A/G/F?E/ DE/F/|GE B/A/G/F/ |EE E2|| B>c de|dB A>A|Beef|edB>c| d/c/d/e/ dB|A/G/F/E/ DE/F/|GE B/A/G/F/|E>F E2||

X:2 T:Back Side of Albany M:2/4 L:1/8 R:March S:Howe - 1000 Jigs and Reels (c. 1867) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Edor EB/B/ B/c/d/B/ | A/G/F/E/ DE/F/ | GF/E/ B/A/G/F/ | E2 E z | EB B/c/d/B/ | A/G/F/E/ DE/F/ | GE B/A/G/F/ | E>E E2 :| |: B>c de | dB A>A | (Be) (ef) | (ed) B>c | d/c/d/e/ dB | A/G/F/E/ DE/F/ | GE B/A/G/F/ | E>F E2 :||