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Ash-cake shuffle : a characteristic march and two step

Title
Ash-cake shuffle : a characteristic march and two step / by D.A. Epler.
Author
Epler, D. A.
Publication
New York : Bergé Music Co., 525 Sixth Avenue, ©1899.

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Notated musicSupervised useAvailableP.I. (Rag) (Epler. Ash-cake shuffle)Performing Arts Research Collections - Music

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Description
1 score (6 pages); 36 cm(525 Sixth Avenue, New York)
Subjects
Genre/Form
Music.
Note
  • Piano Music.
  • Cover title.
  • "Can also be used as a polka or rag-time cake walk" -- cover.
  • Also published in other instrumentations.
  • Cover design includes stereotyped caricatures of a group of dancing African American children watching a woman take an ash-cake from the fireplace.
  • Publisher's advertisements on p. [2].
  • "A custom in the Old South of baking bread, cake etc.: A smooth, flat stone was on the hearth. This was kept hot by the falling ashes off the wood-fire, and the loaf or corn cake was put on it to be done. Hence the name of the dance or shuffle" -- note above caption.
Call Number
P.I. (Rag) (Epler. Ash-cake shuffle)
OCLC
50125766
Author
Epler, D. A., composer.
Title
Ash-cake shuffle : a characteristic march and two step / by D.A. Epler.
Publisher
New York : Bergé Music Co., 525 Sixth Avenue, ©1899.
Type of Content
notated music
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
volume
Language
Staff notation
Chronological Term
To 1901
Publisher No.
B.M.Co.344-4 Bergé Music Company
Research Call Number
P.I. (Rag) (Epler. Ash-cake shuffle)
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