Audio Recordings [Walking in My Sleep]
About this Item
- [Walking in My Sleep]
- 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
- - Ragtime music
- - Ethnography
- - Music
- - Field recordings
- - United States -- Virginia -- Giles County -- Glen Lyn
- Field recordings
- - Meter: 4/4
- - Strains: 2 (high-low, 4-4)
- - Key: G
- - Rendition: 1r-2r-1r-2r-tag
- - Phrase Structure: ABCD QRST (abcd ee'fb qrst ue"fb)
- - Compass: 18
- - Stylistic features: A couple of bluesy inflections.
- - Henry Reed did not give a name for this lively rag-like tune, but it sounds like "Walking in My Sleep," which has become a standard tune in modern country and bluegrass fiddling repertory.
- - Title change: The title appeared in the fieldnotes as "Unnamed."
- - Performed by Henry Reed, fiddle.
- - Duration: 1 minute, 8 seconds
- - Spoken: HENRY REED: It's an old one.
- - Recording chronology: 029
- Audio tape
- Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1967/007: AFS 13033B21
- 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. [Walking in My Sleep]. Reed family home, Glen Lyn, Giles County, Virginia, 1966. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afcreed000099/. (Accessed December 06, 2016.)
APA citation style:
Jabbour, A., Jabbour, A., Jabbour, K. S. & Reed, H. (1966) [Walking in My Sleep]. Reed family home, Glen Lyn, Giles County, Virginia. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afcreed000099/.
MLA citation style:
Jabbour, Alan, et al. [Walking in My Sleep]. Reed family home, Glen Lyn, Giles County, Virginia, 1966. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/afcreed000099/>.