Audio Recording Richmond
About this Item
- Contributor Names
- Jabbour, Alan (Transcriber)
- Jabbour, Alan (Collector)
- Jabbour, Karen Singer (Collector)
- Reed, Henry, 1884-1968 (Performer)
- Created / Published
- Reed family home, Glen Lyn, Giles County, Virginia, June 18, 1966
- Subject Headings
- - Instrumental music
- - Fiddle tunes
- - Folk music--Appalachian Region
- - Breakdowns
- - Reels
- - Ethnography
- - Music
- - Field recordings
- - United States -- Virginia -- Giles County -- Glen Lyn
- Field recordings
- - Meter: 4/4
- - Strains: 2 (high-low, 4-4)
- - Compass: 12
- - Key: D/A
- - Rendition: 1r-2r-1r-2r-1r-2r-1
- - Phrase Structure: ABAC QRQS (abcd abc'e qrst qruv)
- - Stylistic features: Slurs predominate in bowing. Lots of interesting variation in his performance.
- - "Richmond" is a well-known tune in the Upper South but seems to have limited distribution beyond that area. Like "Flop-Eared Mule," it modulates from the first strain to the second--in this case, from D to A. Such tunes are occasionally called "cotillions" in this general region, especially in southwestern Virginia, but Henry Reed simply called it "Richmond," the name it usually goes by.
- - Performed by Henry Reed, fiddle.
- - Spoken: [before tune]/HENRY REED: I can't think of it now. That one's a good one, I thought I wouldn't forget it.[after tune]/ALAN JABBOUR: That's a good tune./HENRY REED: Yeah, that's a pretty good one.
- - Recording chronology: 012
- - Duration: 2 minutes, 9 seconds
- Audio tape
- Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1967/007: AFS 13033B04
- Source Collection
- Alan Jabbour duplication project, part 1
- American Folklife Center
- Digital Id
- Online Format
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Chicago citation style:
Jabbour, Alan, Alan Jabbour, Karen Singer Jabbour, and Henry Reed. Richmond. Reed family home, Glen Lyn, Giles County, Virginia, 1966. Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/afcreed000082/.
APA citation style:
Jabbour, A., Jabbour, A., Jabbour, K. S. & Reed, H. (1966) Richmond. Reed family home, Glen Lyn, Giles County, Virginia. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afcreed000082/.
MLA citation style:
Jabbour, Alan, et al. Richmond. Reed family home, Glen Lyn, Giles County, Virginia, 1966. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afcreed000082/>.