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Subject: G.W. Bennett Manuscript

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Serenader's Quadrilles No. 2 - Goin' Ober De Mountain

G.W. Bennett Manuscript - 1860 "Goin Ober De Mountain" or "Gwine Ober De Mountain" was a minstrel show song written by American blackface performer Dan Emmett. Though it may be an African-American melody, the first few bars also resemble an earlier Engli...

Serenader's Quadrilles No. 3 - Ol' Rosin De Beau

G.W. Bennett Manuscript - 1860 A popular 19th century song and tune. The second two parts (bars 9 - 24) are recognizably "Rosin The Beau" although the "verse" part of the melody is quite different than it is often played/sung. The unusual first part clos...

Serenader's Quadrilles No. 4 - The Boat Man's Dance

The Boatman Dance was a hugely popular minstrel show song, credited to Dan Emmett, 1843. It has never completely disappeared out of the fiddle/banjo repertoire since then. It is presented here as a four part tune. The first three parts match the usual lyr...

Serenader's Quadrilles No. 5 - Lucy Long

G.W. Bennett Manuscript - 1860 The first 16 bars of this tune are the melody of the song "Lucy Long", introduced to the stage by the Virgina Minstrels in 1843. The other two parts are very reminiscent of the arpeggiated music found in 5-string banjo tuto...

Speed The Plough - Bennett

G.W. Bennett Manuscript - 1860 "Speed The Plough" appears in almost every 19th century manuscript of this sort of music. It is thought to be the prototype for many other tunes including "Roxburgh Castle" and Whiskey Before Breakfast". It's probably an En...

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