Commence Ye Darkies All

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 Theme code Index    51H55 51H55
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    W.D. Corrister
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Minstrel
 Meter/Rhythm    Jig/Quadrille, Quadrille/Kadrilj
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    3 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    6/8
 History    
 Structure    ABCD
 Editor/Compiler    Ira Ford
 Book/Manuscript title    Traditional Music in America
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 95
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1940
 Artist    
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Media    
 Score   ()   


Commence Ye Darkies All: Annotations


X:1
T:Commence Ye Darkies All
M:6/8
L:1/8
C:W.D. Corrister (1849)
Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion
K:A
c/d/|e2e a2a|(e3 e2)c/d/|e2e a2a|(e3 e2)g/a/|
g2f Bcd|f2e c2d|f2e dcB|(A3 A2)||
e|efe c2e|efe c2e|efe dcB|(c3 c2)e|
efe c2e|efe c2e|efe dcB|(A3 A2)||
c/d/|e2e a2a|(e3 e2)c/d/|e2e a2a|(e3 e2) g/a/|
g2f Bcd|f2e c2d|f2e dcB|(A3 A2)||
d/e/|f2f g2g|a2a aba|e2e efe|b2a f2d/f/|
f2f g2g|a2a aba|e2e egf|(d3 d2)||
X:1
T:Melodeon Sett by M, Titus No. 1
T:Commence  you Darkeys all
M:6/8
L:1/8
N:Part of a quadrille set fashioned from minstrel melodies
S:Isaac Homan manuscript (mid-19th century, Long Island, NY)
Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion
K:G
(Bc)|d2d g2g|(d2 d)Bc|d2d g2g|d3 dfg|
f3 ABc|(e2d) B2c|e2d cBA|G3||
GAB |c2e e2e|e3 eef|g2G G2G|G3 Azg|
f4 z2e|d2B c2A|G3 g2f|g3 z!D.C.!||
(Bc)(dcB)( gfe)|d3 c2(B/c/)|(dcB) (gfg)|A3 (B2c)|
(dcB) (gfe)|(dcB) AGF|GAB DEF|G3!D.C.!||

Commence Ye Darkies All: Annotations