Old King Crow

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 Theme code Index    1545 1542
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    Biography:A.F. Winnemore
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Minstrel
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece, Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/2
 Structure    ABA
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:Thomas Comer
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:The Celebrated Negro Melodies as sung by the Virginia Minstrels
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 6
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1843
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Old King Crow C:A.F. Winnemore B:”The Celebrated Negro Melodies as sung by the Virginia Minstrels” (Boston 1843, No. 6) M:2/4 L:1/8 S:Isaac Homan manuscript (mid-19th century, Bellport, S:Long Island, NY, Book 2, p. 16) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G D|GB dd/B/|c/B/c/e/ .d.d|GB d>B|.c.B A2| GB dd/B/|c/B/c/e/ .d.d|cB AG/A/|BAG|| e/f/|gg/e/ ff/d/|ee dB/G/|gg/e/ ff/d/|e/f/g/e/ de/f/| gg/e/ ff/d/|ee/c/ dd/B/|c/B/c/e/ dd| GBG!D.C.!||

X:1 T:Old King Crow M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Minstrel Air B:Thomas Briggs - Instructions for the Banjo (1855, p. 17) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D DFA A/d/|B/G/B/d/ Az|DFA A/d/|GFEz|DFA A/d/|B/G/B/d/ Az| GFED |FE D2|F2E2|D2zE|(F<A) E2|D2z E|F2E2|D2z2|d2d2 | d2z2|Ad2c|d2F2|G2 Bd|AF D2 Ad2c|d2F2|G2 Bd|A2z2| Ad2c |d2F2|G2 Bd|AF D2|G2 Bd|F2 Ad|E2F2 |D2z2||