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 Theme code Index    771H1H 7521
 Also known as    Jump Jim Crow
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Minstrel, Old-Time
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece, Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/4
 History    
 Structure    ABC
 Editor/Compiler    Elias Howe
 Book/Manuscript title    Second Part of the Musician's Companion
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 57
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1843
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 Score   (1)   





X:1 T:Jim Crow 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|f/>d/d/>d/ f/>a/a/>f/|g/f/e/f/ gz/g/|f/g/e/f/ d/e/f/d/|A/B/A/F/ GF/G/| AF/A/ BG/B/|c/B/A/B/ c2|B/c/d/B/ c/d/e/c/|dfg:| g/=f/|e/f/g/e/ f/g/a/f/|e/f/g/e/ d/B/A/G/|e/d/e/c/ f/g/a/f/|e/c/d/B/ cg/f/| e/f/g/e/ f/g/a/f/|e/f/g/e/ d/B/A/G/|e/d/e/c/ f/g/a/f/|e/c/d/B/ c!D.C.!||

X:1 T:Jim Crow M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Air B:Gumbo Chaff - The Complete Preceptor for the Banjo (1851, p. 7) 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|f/d/d/d/ f/a/a/f/|g/>f/e/f/ gz/g/|f/>g/e/>f/ d/>e/f/>d/|A/>B/A/>F/ G|| A|GB/G/ Ac/A/|B2G2 |c4|B/>c/d/B/ c/>d/e/c/|dfg||

X:2 T:Jim Crow. WHG.050 R:quadrille S:W.H.Giles MS,Bampton,Oxfordshire,1839p53 O:England H:donated by Mrs W.R.Kettlewell to VWML,Apr 1927. A:Bampton, Oxfordshire N:Jim Crow is written on p22, near the tune Jenny Jones. WHG.022. Z:PJHeadford - VMP 2009 M:C L:1/8 Q:2/4=70 K:G g|(fd).d.d fa.a.a|gfef g2zg|fgeg defd|ABAF G2zB| A>BcA cBcA|B2G2 c2zA|B>cdB cdec|d2f2 g2z|]

X:3 T:Jim Crow M:2/4 L:1/8 K:D d|c/A/A/B/ c/e/e/c/|d/c/B/c/ d>A|F/G/A/F/ G/A/B/G/|.A.c .d|| d|c/A/A/B/ c/e/e/c/|d/c/B/c/ d>d|c/d/B/c/ A/B/c/A/|E/F/E/C/ D2|| E/^D/E/F/ G/F/G/E/|FD G2|F/G/A/F/ G/A/B/G/|Ac d||