African Pas' (1902)
Last updated: 16.10.17
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Composer: M. Kirwin Suppliers: dbe15.gif
Editor: Geoff Grainger Quintet A/T/T/B/GB(B)
Publisher: Ditty Box Enterprises Publication: DBE 769
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Length: approx. 3 mins. Sounds best with the bass doubled.
African Pas' was respectfully dedicated to George W. Chisholin'. This happy and lively ragtime two-step was described in a typical Stark blurb as "easy and brilliant - good to catch the ragtime swing". Its form is AABACDC with a 4-bar introduction whereby the AB- and CD-strains are in the major keys of G and C-respectfully. In this adaptation for recorder quintet, the melodies are shared by the treble and 1st tenor whilst the rhythm section has the happy task of providing a solid backing and avoiding the temptation to overdo the "umpahs"!
African Pas' was published by Stark Music Co, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
A tempo of 80 crotchets/min. is suggested.