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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    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
 History    
 Structure    AABB, AABA
 Editor/Compiler    James S. Kerr
 Book/Manuscript title    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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Old Folks (2): Annotations


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|]

Old Folks (2): Annotations