Audio Recording Jawbones [Military Schottische]
About this Item
- Jawbones [Military Schottische]
- 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, July 17, 1967
- Subject Headings
- - Instrumental music
- - Fiddle tunes
- - Folk music--Appalachian Region
- - Strathspeys
- - Schottisches
- - Breakdowns
- - Ethnography
- - Music
- - Field recordings
- - United States -- Virginia -- Giles County -- Glen Lyn
- Field recordings
- - Meter: 4/4
- - Key: G
- - Strains: 2 (low-high, 4-4)
- - Phrase Structure: ABAC QRQS (abcd abef qrst qruv)
- - Compass: 14
- - Performed by Henry Reed, fiddle.
- - Title change: The title appeared in the fieldnotes as "Jaw Bones."
- - Rendition: 1-2r-1r-2r-1r-(spoken)-(1)-2-1r
- - Spoken: ALAN JABBOUR: What's the name of that?/HENRY REED: That's "Jawbones."/ALAN JABBOUR: "Jawbones."/HENRY REED: The Old Man Carr tickled me. He said, "Bill," said, "play the 'Old Jawbones.'" He had on a pair of them cowhide boots, you know, come up there. He
- - Recording chronology: 160
- - Related Tune(s): Jawbones [Jordan is a Hard Road to Travel]
- - Related Tune(s): Snyder's Clock
- - Related Tune(s): Heel-and-Toe Polka
- - Related Tune(s): Fashionable Schottisch
- - Related Tune(s): National Schottisch
- - Duration: 2 minutes, 51 seconds
- - Henry Reed used the name "Jawbones" for two different tunes on different occasions, perhaps because of melodic similarities between them. One is the tune usually known as "Jordan Is a Hard Road to Travel." The other is this tune, part of which appears to be a tune sometimes called "Military Schottische," cast as a breakdown. For other sets, see Ford, Traditional Music of America, p. 160 "Military Schottische"; Adam, Old Time Fiddlers' Favorite Barn Dance Tunes #21 "Snyder's Clock"; Lovett, "Good Morning" p. 145 "Heel and Toe Polka"; Winner's Collection of Music for the Violin, p. 18 "Fashionable Schottisch"; Howe, Leviathan Collection, p. 65 "National Schottisch."
- Audio tape
- Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1969/008: AFS 13705B08
- 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, Karen Singer Jabbour, and Henry Reed. Jawbones Military Schottische. Reed family home, Glen Lyn, Giles County, Virginia, 1967. Audio. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/afcreed000229/.
APA citation style:
Jabbour, A., Jabbour, A., Jabbour, K. S. & Reed, H. (1967) Jawbones Military Schottische. Reed family home, Glen Lyn, Giles County, Virginia. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/afcreed000229/.
MLA citation style:
Jabbour, Alan, et al. Jawbones Military Schottische. Reed family home, Glen Lyn, Giles County, Virginia, 1967. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afcreed000229/>.