Gold Seekers Polka

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 Composer/Core Source    Biography:Charles E. Bray
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Old-Time
 Meter/Rhythm    Polka
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/4
 History    USA(Western/Pacific)
 Structure    AABBACCDC
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:Vivian T. Williams
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:The Aurora Violin Manuscripts
 Tune and/or Page number    pp. 62-63
 Year of publication/Date of MS    2016
 Artist    Biography:Vivian Williams et al.
 Title of recording    Tunes from the Aurora Violin Manuscripts
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Voyager 383
 Year recorded    2019
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X:1 T:Gold Seekers Polka C:Charles E. Bray N:From the Uniontown first violin manuscript, Uniontown, Washington, 1892, N:created by William Hamilton Ehlen and Henry Ehlen, members of the Aurora Colony N:in Oregon's Willamette Valley. There is also a second violin manuscript for this polka. N:Charles Bray (1844-1924) was a well-known bandleader and composer in Portland, N:Oregon from 1865 to 1885, when he moved to Seattle. M:2/4 K:D FAdf b2a2|g2c2 c2c2|GAce c'2b2|a2d2 d2d2|FAdf b2a2|gfgB f2e2| d2de dcBc|d2d2 d2z2:|\ K:A [ce][ce][ce]2 [cf][cf][cf]2|e2d2 [dg][dg][dg]2|fe^de fgab|c'4c'2c'2| c'2^bc' d'2c'2|b2a2 g2f2|fe^de e'3g|a2a2 a2z2:|\ K:D FAdf b2a2|g2c2 c2c2| GAce c'2b2|a2d2 d2d2|FAdf b2a2|gfgB f2e2|d2de dcBc|d2d2 d2z2|| K:G |:d3B e3B|d2^c2 =c3d|e2f2 g2a2|b4b2b2|b2e2 b3c'|b2a2 g2e2| ed^cd f2e2|edBed4|d3B e3B|d2^c2 =c3d|e2f2 g2a2|b4b2b2| b2e2 b3c'|b2a2 g2f2|ed^cd b3a|g2g2 g2z2!fine!:|e3f g2a2|b2c'2b4| agfa gfeg|f2B2 B2B2|e3f g2a2|b2c'2 b3a|ggg2 a2^a2|b2z2d'4!D.S.!y|]