Clorindy: The Origins of the Cake Walk (Cook, Will Marion)

Sheet Music

Arrangements and Transcriptions


For Piano (Meacham)

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Arranger Frank W. Meacham (1855/56-1909)
Publisher. Info. New York: M. Witmark & Sons, 1899. Plate 1878-9.
Misc. Notes 400 dpi; Includes the songs Darktown is Out To-Night, Love in a Cottage is Best, Who Dat Say Chicken in Dis Crowd, Jump Back Honey, Hottest Coon in Dixie.
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General Information

Work Title Clorindy: The Origins of the Cake Walk
Alternative. Title
Composer Cook, Will Marion
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IWC 1
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 act
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1898
First Performance. 1898-07-04 in New York
First Publication. 1899 ?
Librettist Paul Laurence Dunbar (1872-1906)
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation voices, chorus, instruments
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