Who Let the Cows Out? (1910)
A Bully Rag
Last updated: 26.01.21
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Composer: C. Humfeld Suppliers: dbe15.gif 
Editor: Geoff Grainger Sextet D/A/T/T/B/GB(B)
Publisher: Ditty Box Enterprises Publication: DBE 1175
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Length: approx. 4 mins.
Who Let The Cows Out? was respectfully dedicated to Josef Fuchs and was clearly intended to be a fun item which Trebor Jay Tichenor in his That American Rag: The Story of Ragtime from Coast to Coast suggests that it may have been played in vaudeville. It is scored Tempo di Rag-etta Slow-vere and the performers are called upon to "make a noise like a cow" during a break. A great ensemble piece with many nice touches such as interjections of patriotic and folk themes as well as a nice bass solo. Its form is AABBACCC with a 4-bar introduction a with interludes of 4- and 22-bars between the AC- and final C-strains respectively. The latter interlude is especially amusing.
Who Let The Cows Out? was published by Howard & Browne Music Co., St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
A tempo of 80 crotchets/min. is suggested.

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youtube15.jpg Who Let the Cows Out? (3:46) Ragtime Dorian Henry