Audio Recording [Grover Jones's Waltz]
About this Item
- [Grover Jones's Waltz]
- Contributor Names
- Jabbour, Alan (Transcriber)
- Jabbour, Alan (Collector)
- Reed, Henry, 1884-1968 (Performer)
- Reed, Gene, 1929-2012 (Performer)
- Created / Published
- Reed family home, Glen Lyn, Giles County, Virginia, May 6, 1967
- Subject Headings
- - Instrumental music
- - Waltzes
- - Fiddle tunes
- - Folk music--Appalachian Region
- - Guitar music
- - Ethnography
- - Music
- - Field recordings
- - United States -- Virginia -- Giles County -- Glen Lyn
- Field recordings
- - Key: C
- - Strains: 2 (low-high, 4-4)
- - Compass: 17
- - Rendition: 1-2-1-2-1
- - Performed by Henry Reed, fiddle.
- - Meter: 3/4
- - Title change: The title appeared in the fieldnotes as "Waltz."
- - Performed by Gene Reed, guitar.
- - Phrase Structure: ABAC QRQC (abcd abce qrcd qrce)
- - Stylistic features: Extension to C on E-string.
- - Spoken: ALAN JABBOUR: What's the name of it?/HENRY REED: I don't know./GENE REED: I did know the name of it. It's a waltz, but . . . ./HENRY REED: Grover Jones knows the name of it./ALAN JABBOUR: Is he the one--you got it from him?
- - Recording chronology: 112
- - Duration: 1 minute, 53 seconds
- - Henry Reed gave no title for this waltz, and no other versions of it have been located. He associated it with another musician from that community, Grover Jones, and Henry Reed's children have occasionally referred to it as Grover Jones's waltz, which earned it the name given here. The Hollow Rock String Band learned it from Henry Reed and circulated it in the old-time music revival by including it on their original record (Kanawha 311).
- Audio tape
- Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1969/008: AFS 13703B12
- Source Collection
- Alan Jabbour duplication project, part 2
- American Folklife Center
- Digital Id
- Online Format
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Chicago citation style:
Jabbour, Alan, Alan Jabbour, Henry Reed, and Gene Reed. [Grover Jones's Waltz]. Reed family home, Glen Lyn, Giles County, Virginia, May 6, 1967. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afcreed000181/. (Accessed July 25, 2017.)
APA citation style:
Jabbour, A., Jabbour, A., Reed, H. & Reed, G. (1967) [Grover Jones's Waltz]. Reed family home, Glen Lyn, Giles County, Virginia, May 6. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afcreed000181/.
MLA citation style:
Jabbour, Alan, et al. [Grover Jones's Waltz]. Reed family home, Glen Lyn, Giles County, Virginia, May 6, 1967. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/afcreed000181/>.