Audio Recording Texas
About this Item
- Jabbour, Alan (Transcriber)
- Jabbour, Alan (Collector)
- Reed, Henry, 1884-1968 (Performer)
Created / Published
- Reed family home, Glen Lyn, Giles County, Virginia, August 27, 1966
- - 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)
- - Key: A
- - Compass: 8
- - Rendition: 1r-2r-1r-2r-1r-2r
- - Phrase Structure: ABA'C QRA'C (abcd ab'ef qrr'b'ef)
- - No variants can be cited for this irregular and beautiful tune. Henry Reed here called it "Texas," and said he learned this tune from a Mr. Drummond(s) from Texas, but during a later performance (AFS 13705b15) he was certain that the title was "New Castle," after the county seat of nearby Craig County, Virginia.The discussion preceding Henry Reed's later performance ("New Castle," AFS 13705b15) contains interesting comments on "Jawbones," "Shoes and Stockings," and Quince Dillion, as well as a discussion of Henry Reed's role as a participant in these tune-teaching sessions and reflections on how he recalls tunes.
- - Performed by Henry Reed, fiddle.
- - Duration: 1 minute, 38 seconds
- - Spoken: ALAN JABBOUR: Boy. Is that the one they call, you call "Texas"?/HENRY REED: Yeah.
- - Recording chronology: 064
- Audio tape
Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1967/007: AFS 13035B08
- Alan Jabbour duplication project, part 1
- American Folklife Center
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Fiddle tunes of the old frontier: the Henry Reed collection online presentation (AFC 1999/016), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
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Chicago citation style:
Jabbour, Alan, Alan Jabbour, and Henry Reed. Texas. Reed family home, Glen Lyn, Giles County, Virginia, 1966. Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/afcreed000134/.
APA citation style:
Jabbour, A., Jabbour, A. & Reed, H. (1966) Texas. Reed family home, Glen Lyn, Giles County, Virginia. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afcreed000134/.
MLA citation style:
Jabbour, Alan, Alan Jabbour, and Henry Reed. Texas. Reed family home, Glen Lyn, Giles County, Virginia, 1966. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afcreed000134/>.