Audio Recordings [Breakdown in G]
- [Breakdown in G]
- Contributor Names
- Jabbour, Alan (Transcriber)
- Jabbour, Alan (Collector)
- Reed, Henry, 1884-1968 (Performer)
- Created / Published
- Reed family home, Glen Lyn, Giles County, Virginia, November 26, 1966
- Subject Headings
- - Instrumental music
- - Fiddle tunes
- - Folk music--Appalachian Region
- - Breakdowns
- - Reels
- - Ethnography
- - Music
- - Field recordings
- - United States -- Virginia -- Giles County -- Glen Lyn
- Field recordings
- - Meter: 4/4
- - Compass: 12
- - Key: G
- - Strains: 2 (low-high, 4-4)
- - Phrase Structure: ABAC QRQS (abcd abef qrst qruf)
- - Related Tune(s): [Quince Dillion's High-D Reel]
- - Rendition: 2-(1)-(pause)-1r-2r-1r-2r
- - Henry Reed played this tune twice but had no name for it. This is a more complete version than the one performed on June 18, 1966 (AFS 13033b25). He seemed to have a little trouble sorting out its melodic features from those of some similar tunes in G, conflating it in both performances with melodies he had previously played. A related tune in his repertory, cast in the key of D, has the same first strain but an entirely different second strain; see "Quince Dillion's High-D Reel."
- - Title change: The title appeared in the fieldnotes as "Unnamed."
- - Performed by Henry Reed, fiddle.
- - Duration: 1 minute, 35 seconds
- - Spoken: [before tune]/HENRY REED: Plays right there.[middle of performance]/HENRY REED: That ain't what we were playing./ALAN JABBOUR: No, we got off . . . .[after tune]/HENRY REED: That's a hard piece to play. My fingers don't . . . .
- - Recording chronology: 071
- Audio tape
- Call Number
- AFC 1967/007: AFS 13037A01
- Source Collection
- Alan Jabbour duplication project, part 1
- American Folklife Center
- Digital Id
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