Nigger Minstrels (Grimshaw, Emile)

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Sheet Music


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Ross Duncan Boyle (2020/4/7)

Publisher. Info. London: Clifford Essex Music Co, n.d.(ca.1930).
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General Information

Work Title Nigger Minstrels
Alternative. Title
Composer Grimshaw, Emile
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IEG 1
Key C major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 5 songs:
  1. De Ole Banjo (Alfred Scott Gatty - 1847-1918)
  2. Camptown Races (Stephen Foster - 1826-1864)
  3. Old Folks at Home (James A. Bland - 1854-1911)
  4. Oh! Dem Golden Slippers (Stephen Foster - 1826-1864)
  5. My Old Kentucky Home (Stephen Foster - 1826-1864)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1930
First Performance. 1930
First Publication. 1930
Average DurationAvg. Duration 3 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation banjo, mandolin (seems to be ad lib.), piano
Extra Information A selection of famous minstrel songs, arranged for mandolin/banjo, with piano accompaniments.

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The ("2nd") mandolin part seems to just follow the piano part, so it is probably ad lib.