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 Theme code Index    5L125 1H71H1H
 Also known as    My Old Aunt Sally
 Composer/Core Source    Dan Emmett
 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
 History    
 Structure    AB
 Editor/Compiler    Gumbo Chaff
 Book/Manuscript title    The Complete Preceptor for the Banjo
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 5
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1851
 Artist    
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
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Old Aunt Sally: Annotations


X:1
T:Old Aunt Sally
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.  
N:It was written by Elias Howe, whose pseudonym Gumbo Chaff 
N:is taken from Thomas Dartmouth Rice's 1834 blackface character.  
N: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) 
N:and agreed not to publish similar works for ten years.
Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion
K:G
D|D/G/G/B/ A/d/d/e/|d/d/c/A/ d/d/d/d/|D/G/G/B/ A/d/d/e/|d/d/c/A/ A/Gz/D/||
g|^f/d/>z/g/f/d/>g/|=f/e/f/g/ f/d/>z/^c/|d/g/g/^f/ g/g/g|g/g/a/g/ g/d/>z/z/|
g/g/ z d/d/>z/A/|BG F/D/ z|gABc|d/e/c/A/ A<G z||
X:1
T:Old Aunt Sally
M:2/4
L:1/8
S:Howe - 1000 Jigs and Reels (c. 1867)
Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion
K:G
D | D/G/G/B/ A/d/d/e/ | d/d/c/A/ d/d/d/d/ | D/G/G/B/ A/d/d/e/ | d/d/c/A/ A/G/>z/ D/ || 
g | =f/d/>z/g/ g/f/d/>g/ | =f/e/f/g/ f/d/>z/^c/ | d/g/g/^f/ g/g/a/g/ g/d/>z/ z/ | 
g/g/ zd/d/>z/A/ | BG F/D/ z | GABc | d/e/c/A/ A<G ||  


Old Aunt Sally: Annotations