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 Theme code Index    3355L 5L231
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Minstrel
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece, Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/4
 History    
 Structure    AB
 Editor/Compiler    Gumbo Chaff
 Book/Manuscript title    The Complete Preceptor for the Banjo
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 14
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1851
 Artist    
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
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 Score   (1)   





X:1 T:Jim Brown M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Minstrel tune B:Elias Howe – Second Part of the Musician’s Companion (1843, p. 57) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G G/A/|B/G/G/G/ B/G/G/G/|dA/F/ D>D|D/E/F/G/ A/B/c/A/|B/G/A/F/ G:| |:D|G/B/d/f/ gg/g/|g/d/B/G/ D>D|D/E/F/G/ A/B/c/A/|B/G/A/F/ G:|

X:1 T:Jim Brown M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Reel B:Gumbo Chaff - The Complete Preceptor for the Banjo (1851, p. 14) 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 G/A/|B/G/G/G/ B/G/G/G/|dA/F/ D>D|D/E/F/G/ A/B/c/A/|B/G/A/F/ GG| B/G/G/G/ B/G/G/G/|dA/F/ D>D|D/E/F/G/ A/B/c/A/|B/G/A/F/ G|| D|G/B/d/f/ gg/g/|g/d/B/G/ D>D|D/E/F/G/ A/B/c/A/|B/G/A/F/ GD| G/B/d/f/ gg/g/|g/d/B/G/ D>D|D/E/F/G/ A/B/c/A/|B/G/A/F/ G:|]