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 Cannon Ball - 1905 - 2:23
Composed By Joseph C. Northup
Sequenced By Colin D. MacDonald
Edited By Greenfield Bowie
File Name: canonbal Zip/Unzip Size: 6/19 Added 13Apr97 Last Updated 04Jun97
Structure: Introduction A B CC A Coda
Primary Reference: Ragtime Rediscoveries selected and with an introduction by Trebor Jay Tichenor published by Dover Publications Inc., 31 East 2nd Street, Mineola, N. Y. 11501
Other: None
Comments: This became one of the most popular rags of all times.
Changes Made To Source Reference:
  • Measure 25 RH: A natural changed to G natural.
  • Measures 66 and 82 RH: A# in first chord changed to G#. A# notes in the second chord, tied 3rd and 4th chords, 6th chord, and last tied chord changed to A natural.
  • Measure 96 RH: Third and fourth chords tied. See Measure 16.
  • Measure 101 RH: All C natural notes changed to C#.
  • Measure 101 RH: Rhythm changed to match that of Measure 21.
  • Measure 110 RH and LH: Printer error. Measure assumed to end after 8th 16th note in measure. That is, page 5, 6th system, measure 3.
  • Measure 111 RH and LH: Remainder of Measure 3 of 6th system, page 5 not used to form Measure 110 was combined with the eighth note and the eighth rest
  • Measure 112 and 113 RH and LH: Remainder of notes used to form Measures 112 and 113. That is, eighth note chords followed by dotted quarter rests.