Lilly of the Valley

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 Theme code Index    3351 3334
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Minstrel
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 Structure    ABCD
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:Gumbo Chaff
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:The Complete Preceptor for the Banjo
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 15
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1851
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
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T:Lilly of the Valley
B:Gumbo Chaff - The Complete Preceptor for the Banjo (1851, p. 15)
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
B|B2 BB d2GA|B4-BBcB|A A2A d3A|B4 z2z B|
B2 BB ddGG|B4 z[Ac][GB]|A d2A A2AA|D6 a||
B|B B2B cc2c|dddA Bd2B|BB BB cc cc|d3D d3F|GG z2 z2z||
G|GG dd|AA dd|GG dd|AA dd|
GG/G/ dd|GG dd|GG dd|AA dc|
B B2B c c2c|dd dA Bd2B|BB BB cc cc |d3 D d3F|GG z2 Z3||

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