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 Theme code Index    3323 11H61H
 Also known as    Old Folks at Home (The), Swanee River, American Quadrille Figure 2
 Composer/Core Source    Biography:Stephen Foster
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Minstrel, Stage
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece, Quadrille/Kadrilj, Schottische/Schottis/Jennkka/Reinlander
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 Structure    AABB, AABA
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:James S. Kerr
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Merry Melodies vol. 2
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 404, p. 45
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1880's
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X:1 T:Old Folks at Home, The T:Old Folks [2] M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Air S:Philip Carolan music manuscript collection N:Philip Carolan (c. 1839-1910, Crossmolina, County Mayo), a musically literate N:farmer and fiddler who compiled his ms. probably during 1863-1873. S:Angela Buckley, thesis, “A Critical Edition of the Irish Music Manuscripts of S:Philip Carolan c. 1839-1910, vol. 2”, Waterford Institute of Technology, S:2007, p. 76. Carolan ms. 1, No. 234. K:G B2 A/G/B/A/|Gg e<g|d2 B>G|A2 z2|B2 A/G/B/A/|Gg e<g|dB/G/ AA|G3z:| |:fg ad|de dg|ge ce|d3 z|B2 A/G/B/A/|Gg e<g|dB/G/ AA|G3z:|

X:1 T:Old Folks [2] T:Swanee River M:C L:1/8 R:"Sand Jig" B:Kerr - Merry Melodies vol. 2 (No. 404, p. 45) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G G4 A>GB>A|G2g2 (eg3)|d4 (B2G2)|Adfe dcBA| B2B2 A>GB>A|G>Bd>g e2g2|d2 B>G A>GB>A|G2 [B2g2][B4g4]:| |:f3g a2f2|d>cd>e d2g2|g2e2c2e2|d>fa>g (3fed (3cBA| B2B2 A>GB>A|G>Bd>g e2g2|d2 B>G A>GB>A|G2 [B2g2][B4g4]:|]

X:1 T:Old Folks at Home T:American Quadrille Figure 2 C: Z:V.T. Williams N:From the J.E. Sedlak manuscript, Portland, Oregon 1863. It also appears N:in the Uniontown violin manuscripts, Uniontown, Washington, 1892, and N:the Aurora colony 1880 manuscript. N:Quadrille sets made up of popular songs were very common in the 19th century. The N:American Quadrille was originally published by famous bandleader Jullien in 1853. M:2/4 K:D f4edfe|d2d'2 bd'3|a4f2d2|e4z4|f4edfe|d2d'2 bd'3|a2fd e3e|d4z4!fine!y|| F4EDFE|D2d2 Bd3|A4F2D2|E4z4|F4EDFE|D2d2 Bd3|A2FD E3E|D4d4|| c3d e2A2|A3B A2d2|d2B2 G2B2|A6z2|F4EDFE|D2d2 Bd3|A2FD E3E|D6z2!D.C.!y|]