The Baboon Bounce (1913)
A Rag Step Intermezzo
Last updated: 17.11.19
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Composer: G.L. Cobb Suppliers: dbe15.gif 
Editor: Geoff Grainger Quintet T/T/T/B/GB(B)
Publisher: Ditty Box Enterprises Publication: DBE 524
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Length: approx. 3 mins.
The Baboon Bounce is a charming piece, its form being of a 4-bar introduction followed by AABBACC strains with a 2-bar passage between the A and CC strains. An all tenor/bass affair which brings out the contrasting sonorous melodies very effectively. The B strain is especially "ragged" demanding meticulous tonguing to bring out its sombre beauty. Whilst perhaps not quite a masterpiece, this composition is most certainly a gem.
The Baboon Bounce was published by Walter Jacobs, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
A tempo of 68 crotchets/min. is suggested.
There is also a tenor solo version of this item.
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