Jordan is a Hard Road to Travel

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 Theme code Index    1H71H7 1H1H, 1545 1540
 Also known as    T'Other Side of Jordan, Other Side of Jordan
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Old-Time
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece, Polka, Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/4
 History    
 Structure    AB, AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Elias Howe
 Book/Manuscript title    Musician's Omnibus No. 1
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 47
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1862
 Artist    
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Media    
 Score   ()   


Jordan is a Hard Road to Travel: Annotations


X:1
T:Jordan is a Hard Road
M:C
L:1/8
R:Contra Dance Tune
B:Elias Howe –  Musician’s Omnibus No. 1 (1862, p. 47)
Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion
K:G
d2|g>gg>g f2d2|g>gg>g fd|g>fg>f g>ba>g|fd z4d2|
(g>f)g>e g2d2|(e>d)e>c d2B2|c>Bc>c A2 d>c BG z4 D2||
G>FG>A B>cd>B|c>Bc>e> d3B|G>FG>A B>cd>B|cA z4d2|
G>FA>A B>cd>B| c>Bc>e g3g|f>dd>d d2 d>e|d>BA>B G2:|]
X:73
T:Jordan Is A Hard Road
B:American Veteran Fifer (1902, #73)
M:2/4
L:1/8
Q:1/8=180
K:G t=8
|: B/A/ | G/F/G/B/ dd | c/B/c/e/ d2 | G/F/G/B/ dd/d/ | c/A/ z z B/A/ |
G/F/G/B/ dd | c/B/c/e/ d (3d/e/f/ | gg/d/ e/f/d/c/ | B/G/zz :|
|: (3d/e/f/ | gg f>d | g/g/g/g/ f<d | gg/g/ f/g/a/g/ | f/d/ zz (3d/e/f/
| g/a/g/g/ fd/d/ | e/f/e/B/ dB/B/ | c/d/c/A/ B/e/d/c/ | B/G/ zz :|
X:1
T:T'Other Side of Jordan
M:2/4
L:1/8
B:Ford - Traditional Music of America (1940)
K:G
d|g2gg fd|gg/g/ fd|gg/g/ ga/g/|fd zd|
gg/g/ fd|ee/e/ dB|cc/c/ Ad/c/|BG z:|
|:D|GG/A/ Bd|c/B/c/e/ d2|GG/A/ Bd|cA zD|
GG/A/ Bd|c/B/c/d/ gg|fd d/e/d/c/|BG/G/ G:|]

Jordan is a Hard Road to Travel: Annotations