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 The Darkey Todalo - 1910 - 3:08
Composed By JoeJordan
Sequenced By Colin D. MacDonald
Edited By Greenfield Bowie
File Name: drkytodl Zip/Unzip Size: 5/16 Added 27Oct96 Last Updated 04Jun97
Structure: Introduction AA B CC A DD
Primary Reference: All American Ragtime Volume 5 published by Creative Concepts Publishing Corp., 154 E. El Roblar Dr., Box 848, Ojai, CA 93023
Other: 101 Rare Rags Selected By Richard Zimmerman published by Richard Zimmerman, 15522 Ricky Ct., Grass Valley, CA 95949
Comments: Although "Todalo" signifies a dance tune, this composition is more of an involved piano rag.
Changes Made To Source Reference:
  • Measure 1 RH: G natural in second chord changed to A natural. See Measure 3.
  • Measures 16, 32, and 96 RH: Observed tied notes with F natural half notes. See Measure 8.
  • Measures 60 and 76 RH: First chord of quarter notes (i.e., at the 2nd beat) removed and replaced by tied eighth-quarter notes at C and F at same time as the current tied G eighth and quarter notes.
  • Measure 106 RH: Bb quarter note removed.
  • Measure 106 RH: Last note changed from quarter note to half note and tied to previous eighth note. Compare to measure 108.