Sumthin Doin (1904)
Last updated: 09.06.18
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Composer: F.M. Wood Suppliers: dbe15.gif
Editor: Geoff Grainger Sextet D/A/T/T/B/GB(B)
Publisher: Ditty Box Enterprises Publication: DBE 755
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Length: approx. 4 mins.
Sumthin Doin celebrates the all American dice game of shooting craps as can be seen from the cover of the original sheet music which is dominated by a huge hand throwing a walking stick i.e. seven spots with a pair of dice. The march itself is a bright, tinkling affair in the "classic" form of AABBACCDD with a 4-bar introduction whereby the AB- and CD-strains are written in the recorder player's favourite flatted keys of Eb- and Ab-major respectively. This is a lovely ensemble piece where all voices have their say.
Sumthin Doin was published by Automusic Perforating Co., New York, USA.
A tempo of 80 crotchets/min. is suggested.
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