Audio Recordings [Slow Breakdown in G]
About this Item
- [Slow Breakdown in G]
- Contributor Names
- Jabbour, Alan (Transcriber)
- Jabbour, Alan (Collector)
- Jabbour, Karen Singer (Collector)
- Reed, Henry, 1884-1968 (Performer)
- Created / Published
- Reed family home, Glen Lyn, Giles County, Virginia, July 17, 1967
- Subject Headings
- - Instrumental music
- - Fiddle tunes
- - Folk music--Appalachian Region
- - Strathspeys
- - Schottisches
- - Breakdowns
- - Reels
- - Ethnography
- - Music
- - Field recordings
- - United States -- Virginia -- Giles County -- Glen Lyn
- Field recordings
- - Meter: 4/4
- - Strains: 2 (high-low, 4-4)
- - Compass: 12
- - Key: G
- - Performed by Henry Reed, fiddle.
- - Related Tune(s): [Breakdown in G]
- - Rendition: (1)-2r-1
- - Phrase Structure: ABAC QBQC (abcd abef qrcd qref)
- - Spoken: HENRY REED: I don't know when but it's been a long time since I tried to play it./ALAN JABBOUR: I thought the way you started it out the first time was different from the way you played it when you got back around to it again./HENRY REED: I know it was./A
- - Recording chronology: 131
- - Related Tune(s): [Schottische in G]
- - Related Tune(s): [Polka in G]
- - Duration: 57 seconds
- - No variants can be cited for this unnamed tune. Henry Reed begins it as if it were a schottische, then gains speed as he moves forward till he is approaching breakdown pace toward the end. He also seem to conflate the tune with another tune in G on which he is equally vague about genre (see "Polka in G," AFS 13033b03 and "Schottische in G," AFS 13033b09).
- Audio tape
- Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1969/008: AFS 13705A36
- Source Collection
- Alan Jabbour duplication project, part 2
- American Folklife Center
- Digital Id
- Online Format
Jabbour, Karen Singer
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Chicago citation style:
Jabbour, Alan, Alan Jabbour, Karen Singer Jabbour, and Henry Reed. [Slow Breakdown in G]. Reed family home, Glen Lyn, Giles County, Virginia, 1967. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afcreed000200/. (Accessed July 24, 2016.)
APA citation style:
Jabbour, A., Jabbour, A., Jabbour, K. S. & Reed, H. (1967) [Slow Breakdown in G]. Reed family home, Glen Lyn, Giles County, Virginia. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afcreed000200/.
MLA citation style:
Jabbour, Alan, et al. [Slow Breakdown in G]. Reed family home, Glen Lyn, Giles County, Virginia, 1967. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/afcreed000200/>.