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 Theme code Index    1H1H1H1H 5H6H4H2H
 Also known as    
 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
 History    
 Structure    One part, AB
 Editor/Compiler    Oliver Ditson (pub.)
 Book/Manuscript title    The Boston Collection of Instrumental Music
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 72
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1840
 Artist    
 Title of recording    
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Gumbo Chaff: Annotations


X: 1
T: GUMBO CHAFF
B: Oliver Ditson "The Boston Collection of Instrumental Music" 1910 p.72 #1
F: http://conquest.imslp.info/files/imglnks/usimg/8/8f/IMSLP175643-PMLP309456-bostoncollection00bost_bw.pdf
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.!||

Gumbo Chaff: Annotations