Notated Music [Breakdown in G] [music transcription]

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Title
[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
Genre
Ethnography
Sheet Music
Music score
Notes
-  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)
-  Phrase Structure: ABAC QRQS (abcd abef qrst qruf)
-  Related Tune(s): [Quince Dillion's High-D Reel]
-  Rendition: 2-(1)-(pause)-1r-2r-1r-2r
-  Handwritten: Previously transcribed fr. an incomplete version. Here, 2nd str. recorded, then break, then twice thru (1st time thru here transcribed).
-  Henry Reed played this tune twice but had no name for it. This is a more complete version than the one performed on June 18, 1966 (AFS 13033b25). 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."
Medium
manuscript; 1 page
Call Number/Physical Location
AFC 1967/007: Notebook 3: p. 27a
Source Collection
Alan Jabbour duplication project, part 1
Repository
American Folklife Center
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/afcreed.reedt055
Online Format
image

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