Audio Recording Haste to the Wedding (fragment)
About this Item
- Haste to the Wedding (fragment)
- 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
- - Jigs
- - Quicksteps
- - Ethnography
- - Music
- - Field recordings
- - United States -- Virginia -- Giles County -- Glen Lyn
- Field recordings
- - Key: D
- - Compass: 12
- - Meter: 6/8
- - Performed by Henry Reed, fiddle.
- - Strains: 1 + fragment of second strain (low-high, 8-?)
- - Rendition: 1 + fragment
- - Phrase Structure: ABAC (abac abde q???)
- - Stylistic features: Halting, as if remembering as he plays.
- - Spoken: HENRY REED: That's the way it . . . .
- - Recording chronology: 094
- - Duration: 15 seconds
- - "Haste to the Wedding" is a vintage British and American tune, of eighteenth-century origin and widely distributed in most of the English-speaking world, where it has been used both as a jig for dancing and as a quickstep for marching. An extensive discussion and comparative citations are in the notes to American Fiddle Tunes (Library of Congress, AFS L62). The tune is rare in the American South, however, and Henry Reed's set is a tentative and dimly remembered fragment.
- Audio tape
- Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1967/007: AFS 13037A24
- Source Collection
- Alan Jabbour duplication project, part 1
- American Folklife Center
- Digital Id
- Online Format
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Chicago citation style:
Jabbour, Alan, Alan Jabbour, and Henry Reed. Haste to the Wedding fragment. Reed family home, Glen Lyn, Giles County, Virginia, 1966. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afcreed000164/. (Accessed April 26, 2017.)
APA citation style:
Jabbour, A., Jabbour, A. & Reed, H. (1966) Haste to the Wedding fragment. Reed family home, Glen Lyn, Giles County, Virginia. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afcreed000164/.
MLA citation style:
Jabbour, Alan, Alan Jabbour, and Henry Reed. Haste to the Wedding fragment. Reed family home, Glen Lyn, Giles County, Virginia, 1966. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/afcreed000164/>.