We'll Have a Little Dance Tonight Boys

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We'll Have a Little Dance Tonight Boys

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 Theme code Index   3H3H3H3H 5H1H2H2H
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Minstrel
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece, Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 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. 4
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1851
 Artist    
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Media    
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We'll Have a Little Dance Tonight Boys: Annotations



X:1
T:We'll Have a Little Dance Tonight, Boys
M:2/4
L:1/8
R:Minstrel tune
B:Gumbo Chaff - The Complete Preceptor for the Banjo (1851, p. 4)
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:D
A>d|f>f f>f|f>ff>f|a>f d>f|e2 e>f|
g>gg>g|g>g g>e|d>d e>e|f2||
zf/g/|a/a/a/f/ g>e|f a2 f|ge2e|
f d2 f/g/|a/a/a/f/ g>e|f !fermata!a2 a|a/>a/a/>g/ cc|d2||
X:1
T:We will Have a little Dance to night
M:2/4
L:1/8
S:Isaac Homan manuscript (mid-19th century, Long Island, NY)
Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion
K:A
e/f/e/c/ d/c/d/B/|c/d/e/f/ e(d/c/)|B/c/d/e/ d(c/B/)|c/e/a/g/ a(c/d/)|
e/f/e/c/ d/c/d/B/|ceae|g>f e>d>c>B|Ac/e/ a||
M:6/8
L:1/8
EA c2c c2c|c2c c2c|e2c A2c|B4 c2|
d2d d2d|d2d d2E|A2A B2B|cEF GAB|c2c c2c|
c2c c2c|e>c A2c|B4 c2|d2d d2d|dd2 d3||
M:2/4
L:1/8
E2|A2(3A/A/A/ B2B|c3 z c/d/|e/f/e/c/ d>B|c z ez|
Bz2 e>d|[E2c2]z Ac/d/|e/f/e/c/ dc/B/|c2 !fermata!d>e|f>e e>G|A2!D.C.!||

We'll Have a Little Dance Tonight Boys: Annotations