Audio Recordings [Schottische in G]
Jabbour, Karen Singer
- [Schottische in G]
- Contributor Names
- Jabbour, Alan (Transcriber)
- Jabbour, Alan (Collector)
- Jabbour, Karen Singer (Collector)
- Reed, Henry, 1884-1968 (Performer)
- Created / Published
- Reed family home, Glen Lyn, Giles County, Virginia, June 18, 1966
- Subject Headings
- - Instrumental music
- - Fiddle tunes
- - Folk music--Appalachian Region
- - Strathspeys
- - Schottisches
- - Ethnography
- - Music
- - Field recordings
- - United States -- Virginia -- Giles County -- Glen Lyn
- Field recordings
- - Meter: 4/4
- - Key: G
- - Strains: 2 (low-high, 4-4)
- - Compass: 16
- - Rendition: 1r-2r
- - Phrase Structure: ABAC QRQS (abcd abce qrst qrue)
- - Stylistic features: A number of cases of 2/3 and 4/1 slurring pairs, which are not typical of his playing on breakdowns.
- - Related Tune(s): This tune was also played as a polka. See "Polka in G."
- - Performed by Henry Reed, fiddle.
- - Title change: The title appeared in the fieldnotes as "Unnamed schottische."
- - Spoken: ALAN JABBOUR: Do you know the name of that one?/HENRY REED: No. It's a schottische, but I don't know the name of it.
- - Recording chronology: 017
- - Duration: 59 seconds
- - No kin of this tune have been located, though the three eighth notes ending each strain remind one of the hornpipes and clogs of the nineteenth century. Henry Reed played it twice.The first time (AFS 13033b03) he called it a polka and played it at a fairly lively pace; he called this performance of it a schottische, made the pace slower, and used more of a dotted-eighth-and-sixteenth rhythm.
- Audio tape
- Call Number
- AFC 1967/007: AFS 13033B09
- Source Collection
- Alan Jabbour duplication project, part 1
- American Folklife Center
- Digital Id
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