Notated Music Richmond [music transcription]
- Richmond [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
- Sheet Music
- Music score
- - Meter: 4/4
- - Strains: 2 (high-low, 4-4)
- - Transcribed by Alan Jabbour, from a performance by Henry Reed.
- - Compass: 12
- - Key: D/A
- - Rendition: 1r-2r-1r-2r-1r-2r-1
- - Phrase Structure: ABAC QRQS (abcd abc'e qrst qruv)
- - Stylistic features: Slurs predominate in bowing. Lots of interesting variation in his performance.
- - "Richmond" is a well-known tune in the Upper South but seems to have limited distribution beyond that area. Like "Flop-Eared Mule," it modulates from the first strain to the second--in this case, from D to A. Such tunes are occasionally called "cotillions" in this general region, especially in southwestern Virginia, but Henry Reed simply called it "Richmond," the name it usually goes by.
- manuscript; 1 page
- Call Number
- AFC 1967/007: Notebook 2:52
- Source Collection
- Alan Jabbour duplication project, part 1
- American Folklife Center
- Digital Id
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