Boatsman (2)

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 Theme code Index    1H61H1H 2H1H65
 Also known as    Boatman's Dance (1), Dance Boatman Dance (1), Sailing Down the River on the O-hi-o, Ohio River
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Minstrel, Old-Time
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece, Polka
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    3 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/4
 History    USA(Upland South)
 Structure    AABBCC
 Editor/Compiler    Miles Krassen
 Book/Manuscript title    Appalachian Fiddle
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 69
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1973
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:De Boatman Dance M:2/4 L:1/8 N:Minstrel version K:F F| dd cF| dd cc| dd c3/2 A/2| AA A2| d d/2d/2 cc| dd c2| dc/2c/2 cA|GG/2-A/2 F2| A3/2 A/2 GF| c3 B| A3/2 A/2 GA| F3 G| AA G- A/2B/2| cc F F/2G/2|G B/2A/2 G| A/2G/2| F2 F z| f2 f3/2 f/2| gf d2| c/2c/2 c/2c/2 A/2A/2 c/2A/2|GA F2| f2 f3/2 f/2| gf d2| c/2c/2 c/2c/2 A/2A/2 c/2A/2| GA F2||

X:1 T:Boatsman [2] T:Boatman T:Boatman's Dance [1] N:From the playing of fiddler Melvin Wine (1909-2003, Copen, Braxton County, N:central West Virginia) on a Berea College performance video. N:Wine plays with a pronounced backbeat, often with double stops. M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel Q:"Quick" D:Marimac AHS2 (cass.), Melvin Wine - "Hannah at the Springhouse" (1989) D: D: Z:Andrew Kuntz K:A ((3efg|a2)fg a2af|beaa f2((3efg|a)gaf ecec|BB[Be]B A2((3efg| a2) aa a2 af|beaa f2((3efg|a)gaf ecec|BB-BA A2|| ag|fdfd A-cea|f(d[df])f e2aa|fdfd (Ac)ec|BBBB A2ag| fd[df]d A-cea|f(d[df])f e2ag|fd[df]d (Ac)ec|BBBA A2|| |:A2-|AA[ce]A B2 c2|J[e3e3] [ee] [ee]fed|cdec BABB |J[A3A3][AA][A2A2][A2A2]-| [AA2]A[ce]A B2c2|J[e3e3] [ee] [e2e2]aa|fdfd A-cec|BBBA A2:||

X:1 T:Dance, the Boatman Dance M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Air Q:"Spirited" B:Mrs. Joe Person - "A Collection of Popular Airs" (1889, p. 9-10) N:A piano version, played by Mrs. Joe Person on her N:medicine-hawking tours. Z:AK/Fiddlers Companion K:C {fa}.c'z .c'(3f/a/c'/|.d'.c' .a (d'/4c'/4b/4a/4|g/).g/.c'/.a/ g/e/ z/c/|de c2:| [ca][ca] [cg]>[cg]|[ca][ca] [cg]>[cg]|[ca][ca] [cg]e/c/| de cc/c/|a/c/a/c/ gg/c/|a/c/a/c/ gg/c/| a/c/c'/c/ g/c/e/c/|de c2|e>e dd/c/|e/c/g/c/ g/c/c'/c/|e>e de|c2 zc/d/| ee/c/ dd/c/|e/c/g/c/ g/c/c'/c/|e>e de|c2 z2||{fa}c' z (c'(3f/a/c'/)| d'c' a(d'/4c'/4b/4a/4|g/).g/.c'/.a/ g/e/ z/c/| de c2|c'/f/c'/f/ c'/f/c'/f/|d'/f/c'/f/ a(d'/4c'/4b/4a/4|g/).g/.c'/.a/ g/e/ z/c/| ce c2||[ca][ca] [cg]>[cg]|[ca][ca] [cg]>[cg]|[ca][ca] [cg]e/c/| de cc/c/|a/c/a/c/ gg/c/| a/c/a/c/ gg/c/|a/c/c'/c/ g/c/e/c/|de c2||e>e dd/c/|z/4 E/G/c/ e/g/c'/e'/| e>e de|z/ c/G/E/ B,G,|ee/c/ dd/c/|e/c/g/c/ g/c/c'/c/ |e>e de|c2 z2||

X:2 T:Boatman [2] M:C| L:1/8 K:A e2|aAfe a2 ae|beae f2 (3efg|agaf eccA|BB2B A2:| |:de|fdfd [c3e3]e|fdfd e2 ag|fdfd [c2e2]ec|B B2B A2:| |:EFAB [c3e3][ce]|BAcA e4|egfe cfec|B2 BB A4| EFAB [c3e3][ce]|BAc2 e3a|fedf edcA|B2 BB A2||