Louisiana Belle

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 Theme code Index    3565 71H2H0
 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    2/4
 Structure    AAB
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:Gumbo Chaff
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:The Complete Preceptor for the Banjo
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 5
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1851
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
Lousiana Belle

Played by: Tom Roush
Source: Youtube
Image: Stephen Collins Foster, known as "the Father of American Music"
 Score   (1)   
Louisiana Belle

X:1 T:Louisiana Belle M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Minstrel Tune B:Gumbo Chaff - The Complete Preceptor for the Banjo (1851, p. 5) 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|Bd d/d/ z/d/|ee d z/d/|f>f g>g |a2 zd| Bd dd|ee/g/ d(3d/e/f/|g>g a>f|g2 z2:| g2d2|e z/e/d2|ee d<d|c>c B2| g2 d>d|e/e/e/e/ d2|ff/f/ g/g/g|a/a/a/f/ gz||

X:1 T:Louisianna Bell M:2/4 L:1/8 S:Isaac Homan manuscript (mid-19th century, Long Island, NY) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:A A|c.e.e.e|f/g/a/f/ e2|ggaa |b/a/g/f/ e/d/c/B/| c.e.e.e|f/g/a/g/ e2|e/f/g/a/ bc'|a3 || (3e/f/g/|b2 e2|ff e2|d/e/f/d/ c/d/e/c/|{c}B/^A/B/c/ B2| a2 e2|ff e2|(e/f/g/a/) bc'|a3!D.C.!||