Audio Recordings Christmas Song
About this Item
- Christmas Song
- Contributor Names
- Jabbour, Alan (Transcriber)
- Jabbour, Alan (Collector)
- Reed, Henry, 1884-1968 (Performer)
- Created / Published
- Reed family home, Glen Lyn, Giles County, Virginia, October 28, 1967
- Subject Headings
- - Instrumental music
- - Fiddle tunes
- - Folk music--Appalachian Region
- - Airs
- - Ethnography
- - Music
- - Field recordings
- - United States -- Virginia -- Giles County -- Glen Lyn
- Field recordings
- - Key: D
- - Meter: 4/4
- - Compass: 8
- - Performed by Henry Reed, fiddle.
- - Duration: 50 seconds
- - Strains: Fragmentary
- - Rendition: Fragmentary
- - Phrase Structure: Fragmentary
- - Spoken: HENRY REED: I never liked that./ALAN JABBOUR: [Laughs]. What's the name of it?/HENRY REED: That's, there, some song about the Savior being born, you know./ALAN JABBOUR: Um-hmm.
- - Recording chronology: 183
- - Henry Reed said this was a Christmas song that was about the Savior being born, and confessed that he did not like it.
- Audio tape
- Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1969/008: AFS 13705B31
- Source Collection
- Alan Jabbour duplication project, part 2
- American Folklife Center
- Digital Id
- Online Format
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Chicago citation style:
Jabbour, Alan, Alan Jabbour, and Henry Reed. Christmas Song. Reed family home, Glen Lyn, Giles County, Virginia, 1967. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afcreed000252/. (Accessed October 24, 2016.)
APA citation style:
Jabbour, A., Jabbour, A. & Reed, H. (1967) Christmas Song. Reed family home, Glen Lyn, Giles County, Virginia. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afcreed000252/.
MLA citation style:
Jabbour, Alan, Alan Jabbour, and Henry Reed. Christmas Song. Reed family home, Glen Lyn, Giles County, Virginia, 1967. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/afcreed000252/>.