Dancing on the Mountain

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 Theme code Index    552H6 1H513
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    George W. Allen
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Minstrel
 Meter/Rhythm    Schottische/Schottis/Jennkka/Reinlander
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/4
 History    USA(Mid Atlantic)
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    George W. Allen
 Book/Manuscript title    George W. Allen music manuscript collection
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 54
 Year of publication/Date of MS    late 19th century
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
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Dancing on the Mountain: Annotations

T:Dancing on the Mountain
R:Straight Jig
N:Allen appended the word “Darkie” after the title, meaning
N:the tune was meant for blackface minstrel use
B:George W. Allen – Clogs, Hornpipes, Reels & Jigs
S:From a handmade music manuscript book, date unknown (late 19th cent.)
Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion
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(3A/A/A/ A/>f/ e/>d/B/>c/|d/>B/A/>F/ D/>E/F/>A/|B/>c/d/>e/ f/>d/e/>c/|d/>B/A/>F/ D:|
|:f/>a/|g/>e/c/>A/ G/>E/A/>G/|F/>B/A/>F/ D/>A/F/>A/|B/>c/d/>e/ f/>b/a/>f/|e/>^d/e/>f/ e/>g/f/>a/|
g/>e/c/>A/ G/>E/A/>G/|F/>B/A/>F/ D/>A/F/>A/|B/>c/d/>e/ f/>d/e/>c/|d/>B/A/>F/ D!D.C.!:||

Dancing on the Mountain: Annotations