Notated Music Granny [music transcription]

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Title
Granny [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
Genre
Ethnography
Sheet Music
Music score
Notes
-  Meter: 4/4
-  Rendition: 1r-2r-1r-2r
-  Transcribed by Alan Jabbour, from a performance by Henry Reed.
-  Key: A
-  Compass: 11
-  Strains: 2 (high-low, 4-2)
-  Title change: The title appears on the transcription as "Granny...." It is transcribed after "Texas," near the bottom of the page.
-  Phrase Structure: ABAC QC' (abcd abef egef)
-  Handwritten: Played twice thru; 2nd time transcribed. Note at star asterisk was actually G# on E string, but C# undoubtedly intended. Triplet in next to last meas. prob. not intended. First time thru had hesitations & stops.
-  This tune can not be clearly traced, though it bears some very general resemblances to tunes like "Fire on the Mountain," which is represented elsewhere in this collection (AFS 13035a43). The second strain is short and has the character of filler, eked out of the melodic material in the first strain. Henry Reed supplied the title "Granny" in a quite tentative way, and single-word titles (other than place names) are not normal. Henry Reed learned this tune from a Mr. Drummond(s) from Texas.
Medium
manuscript; 2 pages
Call Number/Physical Location
AFC 1967/007: Notebook 3: p. 23b-24a
Source Collection
Alan Jabbour duplication project, part 1
Repository
American Folklife Center
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/afcreed.reedt052
Online Format
image

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