The Harvest Hop (1908)
Last updated: 09.06.18
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Composer: C.L. Johnson Suppliers: dbe15.gif
Editor: Geoff Grainger Quintet A/T/T/B/GB(B)
Publisher: Ditty Box Enterprises Publication: DBE 252
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Length: approx. 3 mins. Sounds best with the 1st tenor doubled.
The Harvest Hop is a fine tootling or whistling barn dance begging to be danced to and, incidentally, just perfect for a treble recorder. The cover of original sheet music shows predictably a barn scene replete with fiddler, dancing couples and an old man for all the world like Abraham Lincoln gazing on over piles of pumpkins and sweet corn - all the ingredients for a harvest celebration. chocolate-box dandified young lady with an enormous hairdo and bonnet to match. The dance is written in the sonata form of AABACCA form with a 4-bar introduction whereby the AB- and C-strains are in the major keys of C and F respectively.
The Harvest Hop was published by Chas. L. Johnson Publishing Co., Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
A tempo of 150 crotchets/min. is suggested.
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