Meeting (The)

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 Theme code Index    3H3H1H7 61H53
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Contra
 Meter/Rhythm    Polka, Quadrille/Kadrilj
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/4
 History    USA(Great Lakes/Northern Tier), USA(Western/Pacific)
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Vivian Williams
 Book/Manuscript title    The Peter Beemer Manuscript
 Tune and/or Page number    34
 Year of publication/Date of MS    2008
 Artist    Vivian Williams, Paul Englesberg, Phil Katz, Phil Williams, Terry Wergeland, Allen Hart
 Title of recording    Tunes from the Peter Beemer Manuscript
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Voyager 374
 Year recorded    2009
 Score   (1)   

X: 4 T:The Meeting M:2/4 L:1/16 C:quadrille figure from Peter Beemer mss, Warren ID 1860's S:researched/republished by Vivian Williams; this tune arr PLK R:Polka N:When played on the melodeon, the original quadrille tune just converted itself to a N:South English Polka. H:The original quadrille sett (sic) of dances was named "The Darkie Sett", which H:followed white folks' language of the time; pretty offensive in the modern era. H:Vivian found this tune to be the same as Figure 1, "The Meeting" (originally in C) H: in Henry Kleber's "The Engagement Quadrille", published in 1851. Z:abc's Phil Katz 10/19/2008 K:D [|:A2|"D"fgfe d2c2|"G"B2d2 "D"A2F2|"D"A2 ((3BcB c2)d2|"A"(e4{f}e2) A2| "D"f3e d2c2|"G"B2d2 "D"A2F2|"A"ABcd f2e2|"D"(d4 d2):|] [|:z2|"D"A2de f2d2|a2de fed2|"A"cdef g2e2|"D"b2a2 agf2|! "D"A2de f2d2|a2d2 fed2|"A"cdef g2c2|"D/A"e2d2 "D"d2:|]