Peanuts (1911)
A Nutty Rag
Last updated: 11.10.21
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Composer: E.M. Earnist Suppliers: dbe15.gif
Editor: Geoff Grainger Quintet A/T/T/B/GB(B)
Publisher: Ditty Box Enterprises Publication: DBE 264
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Length: approx. 3 mins.
Peanuts, with such a title and subtitle, can surely not be taken particularly seriously. This piece was long attributed to Chas. L. Johnson under the assumption that Ethel Earnist was a pseudonym and not a real person. It is indeed a very jolly rag with some nice touches (the Joplin-like "cascades" in first part of the trio for example) and requires very exact tonguing in this recorder adaptation.
A tempo of 90 crotchets/min. is suggested.
Peanuts was published by Chas. L. Johnson Publishing Co., Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
This recorder adaptation is respectfully dedicated to Susanne [Suse] Wollin, a great pal, a Rönnebeck Girl and as least as "nutty" as this rag.
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