Chinese Breakdown (1)

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Chinese Breakdown (1)

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  1H635 1H644
 Also known as    Chinese Rag, Beaver Valley Breakdown, Georgia Bust Down, Georgia Breakdown, Tiger Rag
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Canada, United States
 Genre/Style    Down-East/Maritime, Old-Time
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/4
 History    CANADA(Ottawa Valley/Ontario)
 Structure    AB
 Editor/Compiler    Don Messer
 Book/Manuscript title    Anthology of Favorite Fiddle Tunes
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 19, p. 20
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1980
 Artist    Stripling Brothers
 Title of recording    Chinese Breakdown
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Decca 5069 (78 RPM)
 Year recorded    1934



X:1
T:Chinese Breakdown [1]
R:Reel
Q:232
M:2/4
L:1/8
K:D
((3A1/2B1/2c1/2) |dA BA|FF1/2F1/2 F ((3A1/2B1/2c1/2) |dA BA|GG1/2G1/2 GA1/2B1/2|
cA BA|cc1/2c1/2 cA1/2B1/2|cA BA|FF1/2F1/2 F ((3A1/2B1/2c1/2) |dA BA |FF1/2F1/2 FF1/2E1/2|
DF EF|GG1/2G1/2 Gc1/2d1/2|ee1/2e1/2 e1/2f1/2e1/2d1/2|cc1/2c1/2 c1/2d1/2c1/2B1/2|AA1/2A1/2 B1/2A1/2c1/2A1/2|dd1/2d1/2 dz|
A|df fA|df fA|df ed|e2 e^g|aa1/2a1/2 ab1/2a1/2|gg1/2g1/2 g1/2a1/2g1/2f1/2|e^d e=f| ^f3 A|
df fA |df fA|df gf |B4|ee1/2e1/2 e1/2f1/2e1/2d1/2| cc1/2c 1/2c1/2d1/2c1/2B1/2|AA1/2A1/2 B1/2A1/2c1/2A1/2|dd1/2d1/2 dz||

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