Gumbo Chaff

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 Theme code Index    1H1H1H1H 5H6H4H2H
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 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Minstrel
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    C
 Accidental    NONE
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4, 2/4
 Structure    One part, AB
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:Oliver Ditson (pub.)
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:The Boston Collection of Instrumental Music
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 72
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1840
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
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X:1 T:Gumbo Chaff M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Minstrel tune B:Elias Howe – Second Part of the Musician’s Companion (1843, p. 56) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:A E|AA Ac/d/|ef/e/ dB|BB B/c/d/e/ |fg/f/ ec| ee a>e|ef/e/ ec|AA A/B/c/d/|1 ef/e/ e:|2 e/c/d/B/ A|| |:c/e/|dB BB/d/|cA Ac/e/|f/a/g/f/ e/d/c/B/|cAA A/e/| dB B/f/e/d/|cA Ac/e/|f/a/g/f/ e/d/c/B/|Aaa:|]

X: 1 T: GUMBO CHAFF B: Oliver Ditson "The Boston Collection of Instrumental Music" 1910 p.72 #1 F: M: 4/4 L: 1/8 K: C G>G |\ c2cc c2ce | ggag f2d2 |d2dd defg | aaba a2g2 | gggg c'2g2 | ggag g2ee |cccc cdef | g2ag f2de | ffdd d2gf | eccc c2ef |gc'ba gfed | eccc c2 |]

X:2 T:Gumbo Chaff M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Reel B:Gumbo Chaff - The Complete Preceptor for the Banjo (1851, p. 10) N: A later edition of the earliest known banjo tutor, published in 1848. It was written by Elias Howe, whose pseudonym Gumbo Chaff N:is taken from Thomas Dartmouth Rice's 1834 blackface character. The 1851 edition was published in Boston by Oliver Ditson. N:In 1850 Howe sold some of his works to Ditson (this one among them) and agreed not to publish similar works for ten years. Z:AK/FIddler's Companion K:G D|GG GB/c/|de/d/ cA|AA A/B/c/d|ef/e/ dB| dd g>d|de/d/ dB|GG G/A/B/c/|de/d/ d|| B/c/|cA AA/c/|BG GB/d/|e/g/f/e/ d/c/B/A/|BGG G/d/| cA A/e/d/c/ |BG GB/d/|e/g/f/e/ d/c/B/A/|Ggg!D.C.!||