Boatman's Dance (1)

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 Theme code Index    6565 6553
 Also known as    Boatsman (2), Dance Boatman Dance (1)
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England
 Genre/Style    English, Minstrel, Morris
 Meter/Rhythm    Country Dance, Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/4, 2/2
 History    ENGLAND(North West)
 Structure    AB
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:Gumbo Chaff
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:The Complete Preceptor for the Banjo
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 8
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1851
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
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X:1 T:Boatman's Dance [1] M:2/4 L:1/8 B:Gumbo Chaff - The Complete Preceptor for the Banjo (1851, p. 9) 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:G d|ee d>B|ee d>d|ee d>B|dd B>d| ee dB|ee d>d|ee d>B|dd B>G| BG A>B|d2 zd|B>G A>B|G2 zG| BG A>B|dd GG/A/|Bd/d/ AB/B/|G2G2| g2 gg|ag e2|G/B/e/d/ Bd/d/|AB Gz||

X:0773 T:Boteman's Danse. Roose.0773, De T:Boatman's Dance [1]. Roose.0773 M:2/4 L:1/8 Q:1/4=100 N:A mistrel song/tune N: N:The Roose version may be a better match for published piano sets of tunes B:J.Roose MS, Manchester, 1850 Z:Village Music Project. Rob Lands 2019 K:G D | BB A>D | BB A>D | BB AF | AE FD |\ BB A>D | BB A>D | BB AF | AE FD | F2ED | A3B | BA EF | D3E |\ FF EF/G/ | AA DE | FF E/D/E/F/ | D2FA | d3d>d | ed B2 | Ad AD/E/ | FE DF/A/ |\ d3d>c | ed B2 | Ad A/F/D/E/ | .F.E.D|]

X:1 T:Boatman's Dance [1] M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Minstrel tune S:Philip Carolan music manuscript collection N:Philip Carolan (c. 1839-1910, Crossmolina, County Mayo), a musically literate N:farmer and fiddler who compiled his ms. probably during 1863-1873. S:Angela Buckley, thesis, “A Critical Edition of the Irish Music Manuscripts of S:Philip Carolan c. 1839-1910, vol. 2”, Waterford Institute of Technology, S:2007, p. 63. Carolan ms. 1, No. 184. K:G B/d/|ee dB/d/|ee d>d |ee dB|AB GB/d/|ee dB|ee d>d| ee dB|1 A>B G:|2 A>B G2||:B>B A>B|d3e|dBA>B G3 z| B>B AB/c/|d3 e|gf/g/ e/d/c/B/|B>A G2::g2- gf/g/|ag e2| d/d/d/d/ ed/B/|AB G2|g2-gf/g/ ag e2|d/d/d/d/ e/e/d/B/|1 AB G2:|2 AB G||

X:2 T:Boatman's Dance [1] S:Charles Pool 2009 M:2/2 L:1/4 R:Reel K:D G | [BG] [BG] [A3/2F3/2] [A/F/] | [BG] [BG] [A3/2F3/2] [A/F/] | [BG] [BG] [AF] F | E [AD] [A3/2D3/2] G| [BG] [BG] [A3/2F3/2] [A/F/] | [BG] [BG] [A3/2F3/2] [A/F/] | [BG] [BG] [AF] F | E [DD] [D3/2D3/2] E|| F2 EF | [A3D3] [AD] | F2 EF | D3 E |FF FE/F/ | AA AF/A/ | BA FE | [D2D2] [D2D2] || |:[d2G2] [B3/2G3/2] [G/B/] | [AD][AD] F2 | F/F/ E/E/ D/D/ E/E/ |FE [DD] z :| % Adlib Play D with 4th finger on G string for drone with open D string.