Notated Music [I'm Going Away to Leave You, Going to Tennessee] [music transcription]
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- [I'm Going Away to Leave You, Going to Tennessee] [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
- - Meter: 4/4
- - Transcribed by Alan Jabbour, from a performance by Henry Reed.
- - Compass: 12
- - Key: G
- - Strains: 2 (low-high, 4-4)
- - Rendition: 1-2r-1r-2r-1r-2
- - Related Tune(s): I've Got to Leave You
- - Title change: The title appears on the transcription as "Unnamed." It is transcribed after "Salt River" on the page.
- - Phrase Structure: ABAC QRQS (abcd abef qrqs qrtf)
- - Related Tune(s): The Girl I Left behind Me
- - Handwritten: Recorded: abbaabbaab--Many variations
- - This tune has striking resemblances to "The Girl I Left behind Me" (see AFS 13703b20), and the title, though different, does not contradict that possible connection. But the first strain rises to the octave instead of descending to the lower tonic, and the second strain is not the usual "Girl I Left behind Me" strain but sounds instead like a filler strain. See also "I've Got to Leave You" (AFS 13703b19) for a slow air with possible title connections. Henry Reed plays this tune twice; the second time (AFS 13705a43), it is slowed down slightly, which alters his style somewhat. More slurred triplet patterns appear in the noting, and the second strain shows an interesting melodic alteration in the second time through.
- manuscript; 1 page
- Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1967/007: Notebook 3: p. 14b
- Source Collection
- Alan Jabbour duplication project, part 1
- American Folklife Center
- Digital Id
- Online Format
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Jabbour, Alan. [I'm Going Away to Leave You, Going to Tennessee music transcription]. [Between 1966 and 1968, 1966] Notated Music. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afcreed000059/. (Accessed July 20, 2017.)
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Jabbour, Alan. [I'm Going Away to Leave You, Going to Tennessee music transcription]. [Between 1966 and 1968, 1966] Notated Music. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/afcreed000059/>.