Snow Drop Ann

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 Theme code Index    5555 3H3H1H1H
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    E.P. Christy
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Minstrel
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 History    
 Structure    AB
 Editor/Compiler    Gumbo Chaff
 Book/Manuscript title    The Complete Preceptor for the Banjo
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 16
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1861
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 Score   (1)   



X:1 T:Snow Drop Ann M:4/4 L:1/8 R:Air B:Gumbo Chaff - The Complete Preceptor for the Banjo (1851, p. 16) 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:D A|A3A A3A|f3e d3 A/A/|f3e d3B|^G4 A2 zA| e3e f3f|f3e !fermata!d3B|A3d f3e|e4 d2z|| M:2/4 L:1/8 A|dd ff|dd ff|ee gg|b2 !fermata!a2| ff dd/d/|ff dd|ee eg|fe d2||