I Seen Her at the Window

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I Seen Her at the Window

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 Also known as    
 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    4/4
 History    
 Structure    AB
 Editor/Compiler    Gumbo Chaff
 Book/Manuscript title    The Complete Preceptor for the Banjo
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 6
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1851
 Artist    
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    



X:1 % T:I Seen Her at the Window M:4/4 L:1/8 R:Minstrel Tune B:Gumbo Chaff - The Complete Preceptor for the Banjo (1851, p. 6) N: A later edition of the earliest known banjo tutor, published in 1848. It was N: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 N:among them) and agreed not to publish similar works for ten years. Z:AK/FIddler's Companion K:G GA|B2d2d2d2|e2d2d3d|g2g2B2G2|B2A4 G/A/| B2B2A2G2|E2 D4||G>A|B2B2 A2G2|E2 G4 F>G|A2A2A2 GA| B2d4 GA|A2B2A2G2|E2G2c3d|D2D2E2F2|AA G4z2||