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The Camptown Races

By Stephen Foster

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Composed by Stephen Foster (1826-1864). Arranged by David Dusing. Choral part(s). 11 pages. E. Henry David #392-02591. Published by E. Henry David (PR.392025910).

Item Number: PR.392025910

The lively Camp Town Races is related to the "call and response" songs found in African-American tunes. Years after Stephen Foster's death, his brother said that the pronunciation of "doo dah" was not as we commonly know, but dah was pronounced like the "a" in dad.

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