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 Theme code Index    1343 1342
 Also known as    I'm gwine ober de mountains, Gwine ober de Mountains
 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. 10
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1851
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 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
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Over the Mountains (2): Annotations


X:1
T:Over the Mountains [2]
M:2/4
L:1/8
R:Air
C:Dan Emmett
B:Gumbo Chaff - The Complete Preceptor for the Banjo (1851, p. 10)
N: A later edition of the earliest known banjo tutor, published in 1848.  It was written by Elias Howe, whose pseudonym Gumbo Chaff 
N:is taken from Thomas Dartmouth Rice's 1834 blackface character.  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) and agreed not to publish similar works for ten years.
Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion
K:G
D|G>ABB|cd B2 |G/F/G/A/ BB|c/A/A/A/ A2|
G>ABB|cd B2|G/F/G/A/ BB|c/A/A/A/ A2|
AB/A/ GE|FA d2|AB/A/ GE |EDD2|AB/A/ GE|
FA d2|fd/d/ ec|d3||d2 ed|gd (b2|
b)a da/a/|ag B2|d/d/d/d/ gd b2|bc'/b/ af|g3||
X:1
T:Over the Mountain(s) [2]
M:2/4
L:1/8
S:M.E. Eames music manuscript book, frontispiece dated Aug. 22nd, 1859 (p. 180)
S:http://archive.org/details/MEEamesBook
N:Eames was perhaps from Philadelphia
Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion
K:G
D|G>ABB|cd B2|G/F/G/A/ BB|c/A/A/A/ A2|
G>ABB|cd B2|G/F/G/A/ BB|c/A/A/A/ A2|
AB/A/ GE|FA d2|AB/A/ GE|ED D2|
AB/A/ GE| FA d2|fd/d/ ec|d3||
z|d2 ed|gd (b2|b)a da/a/|ag B2 |
d/d/d/d/ ed|gd b2|bc'/b/ ag|g3||

Over the Mountains (2): Annotations