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 Theme code Index    1165 6332
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 Composer/Core Source    
 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    ABC
 Editor/Compiler    Gumbo Chaff
 Book/Manuscript title    Complete Preceptor for the Accordeon
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 8
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1851
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X:1 % T:Rosa Lee M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Air B:Gumbo Chaff - The Complete Preceptor for the Banjo (1851, p. 8) 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 N:them) and agreed not to publish similar works for ten years. Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G G2 G/B/d/d/|ee d2|ed BG|BA A2| G>B dd|ee d2|ed BG|BA G2|| gf ed|ed B2|ed c/B/A/G/|A<G E>B| gf ed|ed B>d|!fermata!ed BG|B>A A2|| G>Bdd|ee d2|edBG|BA A2| G>B dd |ed !fermata!g2|b>g d>B|B>A G2||