Buzzer Rag (1909)
Last updated: 11.03.18
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Composer: M. Aufderheide Suppliers: dbe15.gif
Editor: Geoff Grainger Sextet D/A/T/T/B/GB(B)
Publisher: Ditty Box Enterprises Publication: DBE 081
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Length: approx. 2 ½ mins. Sounds best with treble and bass doubled.
It is not known whether the composer really had a circular saw, such as shown on the cover of the original sheet music, in mind when she wrote Buzzer Rag but nonetheless it certainly buzzes and sizzles along - a piece to bring smoking red-hot fingers even when performed "not slow" as required. The descant has a great time of it whilst the treble and 1st tenor have to tongue meticulously to obtain the desired result. A fine rag and a great composition!
A tempo of 90 crotchets/min. is suggested.
Buzzer Rag was published by J.H. Aufderheide & Co., Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.
There are also quartet and descant solo versions of this item.
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