Notated Music Texas [music transcription]
- Texas [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.
- - Key: A
- - Compass: 8
- - Rendition: 1r-2r-1r-2r-1r-2r
- - Phrase Structure: ABA'C QRA'C (abcd ab'ef qrr'b'ef)
- - Handwritten: Played thru 3 times. 3rd time transcribed. Slur w. dot in measure 10 imposs. to be certain about.
- - No variants can be cited for this irregular and beautiful tune. Henry Reed here called it "Texas," and said he learned this tune from a Mr. Drummond(s) from Texas, but during a later performance (AFS 13705b15) he was certain that the title was "New Castle," after the county seat of nearby Craig County, Virginia.The discussion preceding Henry Reed's later performance ("New Castle," AFS 13705b15) contains interesting comments on "Jawbones," "Shoes and Stockings," and Quince Dillion, as well as a discussion of Henry Reed's role as a participant in these tune-teaching sessions and reflections on how he recalls tunes.
- manuscript; 1 page
- Call Number
- AFC 1967/007: Notebook 3: p. 23a
- Source Collection
- Alan Jabbour duplication project, part 1
- American Folklife Center
- Digital Id
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