Notated Music [Breakdown in G] [music transcription]
About this Item
- [Breakdown in G] [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
- - Title change: The title appears on the transcription as "Unnamed."
- - Meter: 4/4
- - Transcribed by Alan Jabbour, from a performance by Henry Reed.
- - Compass: 12
- - Key: G
- - Strains: 2 (low-high, 4-4)
- - Rendition: 1r-2r-[different tune]
- - Phrase Structure: ABAC QRQS (abcd abef qrst qruf)
- - Related Tune(s): [Quince Dillion's High-D Reel]
- - Handwritten: 1st str. not recorded 1st time thru. On 2nd time thru 2nd str. he got off onto another tune.
- - Henry Reed played this tune twice but had no name for it. (A more complete version was recorded on November 26, 1966, as AFS 13037a01.) He seemed to have a little trouble sorting out its melodic features from those of some similar tunes in G, conflating it in both performances with melodies he had previously played. A related tune in his repertory, cast in the key of D, has the same first strain but an entirely different second strain; see "Quince Dillion's High-D Reel."
- manuscript; 1 page
- Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1967/007: Notebook 2:68
- Source Collection
- Alan Jabbour duplication project, part 1
- American Folklife Center
- Digital Id
- Online Format
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