Format Notated Music
Contributors Jabbour, Alan
Dates 1966
Location Giles County
Glen Lyn
United States
Virginia
Language English
Subjects Appalachian Region
Breakdowns
Ethnography
Fiddle Tunes
Folk Music
Instrumental Music
Notated Music
Reels
Sheet Music
Title
[Breakdown in G] [music transcription]
Contributor Names
Jabbour, Alan (Transcriber)
Created / Published
[Between 1966 and 1968]
Subject Headings
-  Instrumental music
-  Fiddle tunes
-  Folk music--Appalachian Region
-  Breakdowns
-  Reels
-  Ethnography
-  Sheet Music
-  Music score
-  United States -- Virginia -- Giles County -- Glen Lyn
Genre
Ethnography
Sheet Music
Music score
Notes
-  Title change: The title appears on the transcription as "Unnamed."
-  Meter: 4/4
-  Transcribed by Alan Jabbour, from a performance by Henry Reed.
-  Compass: 12
-  Key: G
-  Strains: 2 (low-high, 4-4)
-  Rendition: 1r-2r-[different tune]
-  Phrase Structure: ABAC QRQS (abcd abef qrst qruf)
-  Related Tune(s): [Quince Dillion's High-D Reel]
-  Handwritten: 1st str. not recorded 1st time thru. On 2nd time thru 2nd str. he got off onto another tune.
-  Henry Reed played this tune twice but had no name for it. (A more complete version was recorded on November 26, 1966, as AFS 13037a01.) 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."
Medium
manuscript; 1 page
Call Number
AFC 1967/007: Notebook 2:68
Source Collection
Alan Jabbour duplication project, part 1
Repository
American Folklife Center
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/afcreed.reedt025


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