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 Theme code Index    5L122 155L3
 Also known as    Black Joke (1) (The)
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Contra
 Meter/Rhythm    Jig/Quadrille
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    3 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    6/8
 History    USA(New England)
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Elias Howe
 Book/Manuscript title    Musician's Omnibus Nos. 6 & 7
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 646
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1880-1882
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Black Jake N:An odd version of "Black Joke [1]", perhaps adapted for contra dancing. M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig B:Elias Howe – Musician’s Omnibus Nos. 6 & 7 (Boston, 1880-1882, p. 646) B: Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:A G/F/|E2A AGA|BcB B2A|Ace ecA|Edc cAG/F/| E2A AGA|BcB B2A|Ace ecA|BEG A2:| |:A|d2d edc|fdf fed|cde efg|agf edc|dfa agf| edc B2A|f2f edc|Bdc BAG|Ace ecA|BEG A2:|]