Down in Little Egypt

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 Theme code Index    1H656 1H656
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    Noah Beavers
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Old-Time
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double), Two-Step
 Key/Tonic of    C
 Accidental    NONE
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/2
 History    USA(Central)
 Structure    AA'B
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 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Down in Little Egypt N:From the playing of Chirps Smith, who learned it from N:Noah Beavers (1897-1990, Elkville, southern Illinois). N:Beavers, a farmer and coalminer, played for square dances N:since the age of twelve, and led his own square dance band for many years. M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel or Two-step Q:"Fast" D: Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:C AB|c2A2G2 AB|c2A2G2AB|c2B2c2d2|B2A2G2Bc| d2B2G2Bc|d2B2G2(3DEF|G2B2A2B2|1[E4c4][E2c2]:|2 [E4c4]|| G2c2|+slide+[e4e4][e4e4]-|[M:3/2][ee]e-a2g2e2 d2 c2|[M:C|]+slide+[A3A3]G F4-|F2d4c2| A-B3[B4g4]-|[B2g2][d4g4][^d2g2]|[e4e4][e4e4]-|[e2e2]G3Ac2| +slide+[e4e4][e4e4]-|[M:3/2][ee]e-a2g2e2 d2 c2|[M:C|]+slide+[A3A3]G F4-|F2d4c2| A-B3[B4g4]-|[B2g2][e4e4]d2|[E4c4][E3c3][_EB]-|[=E2c2]A2G2 ||