Life on the Ocean Wave

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 Theme code Index    5L133 4422
 Also known as    Ocean Waves, Over the Ocean Waves, After the Ball is Over
 Composer/Core Source    Henry Russell
 Region    England, United States
 Genre/Style    English
 Meter/Rhythm    Jig/Quadrille, March/Marche, Waltz/Valse/Vals
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    6/8
 History    
 Structure    One part, AABA, AA'BB, AA'BB'
 Editor/Compiler    James S. Kerr
 Book/Manuscript title    Merry Melodies vol. 1
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 28
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1875
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Life on the Ocean Wave: Annotations


X:1
T:A Life on the Ocean Wave
M:6/8
L:1/8
R:Country Dance Tune
B:Kerr - Merry Melodies vol. 1 (c. 1875, No. 2, p. 28)
Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion
K:D
A|ABc d2e|f3-fde|fef g2f|e3-e2c|
A2c e2f|g3-ffg|b2a gfe|d3-d2:||
d/c/|B2c d2e|f3-fdc|B2c d2 e|f3-f2f|
fff fff|fff fff|g3-(g/f/e/d/c/B/)|Ace a2!D.C.!||
X:2
T:Life on the Ocean Wave
T:First Two Ladies Cross Over
M:6/8
L:1/8
C:Epes Sargent & Henry Russell 1838
K:G
GFE|"G"DED G2 A|B3 B2 A|BAB c2 B|"D"A3 ABA|!
"D"DED F2 A|c3 e3|ded cBA|1 "G"B3:|2 "G"G3 G3||!
|:"G"ded B2 g|ded B2 d|"C"c2 B A2 B|c3 c3|!
"G"d2 d B2 d|"C"e2 f gfe|"D"ded cBA|1 "G"G3 G3:|2 "G"G3||
X:1
T:Life by de Galley Fire, A
T:Life on an Ocean Wave
M:6/8
L:1/8
R:Air
B:Gumbo Chaff - The Complete Preceptor for the Banjo (1851, p. 12)
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|DGG G2A|B-B2 G/A/|BBB c2B|A3 AAF|
D2F A2B|(c3 cd)d|e2d cBA|G3 zGF|
E2F G2A|(B3 BG)F|E2F G2A|(B3 B2)B|
BBB B2B|B3 B2B|BBB B2B|(c3 D2)D|
DGG G2A|(B3 B2) G/A/|BBB c2B|A3 AAF|
D2F A2B|(c3 cc)d|e2d cBA|G3-G2D|
D3-D2 D|D3-D2D|D2D D2D|G3 G2D|
D3-D2 D|D3D2D|D2D D2D|G6|G3z z2||
X:1
T:Life on the Ocean Wave
T:Ocean Waves
M:6/8
L:1/8
S:Shaw - Cowboy Dances  (1943)
Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion
K:D
A,2D D2E|(F3 F2)F|G2F G2F|(E3 E3)|
A,2E E2F|G3B3|ABA GFE|1 D6:|2 D3 z2 z||
|:A2A Afd|A2A Afd|c2c cBc|d2d dcB|
A2A Afd|A2A Afd| c2c cBc|d6:||

Life on the Ocean Wave: Annotations