Open main menu

Mississippi Sawyer (1)


Mississippi Sawyer (1)

(The Traditional Tune Archive)   Browse Properties Browse/:Mississippi Sawyer (1)
 Theme code Index   5H5H5H5H 5H5H5H5H
 Also known as    Downfall of Adam, Downfall of Paris (The), Fish on a Snag, Mississippi Jubilee, Love from the Heart
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Old-Time
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/2
 History    
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    E.F. Adam
 Book/Manuscript title    Old Time Fiddlers' Favorite Barn Dance Tunes
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 8
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1928
 Artist    Don Richardson
 Title of recording    Mississippi Sawyer
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Columbia-2018 (78 RPM)
 Year recorded    1916
 Media    
 PDF Score    (1)   
Mississippi Sawyer


Mississippi Sawyer,
performed by: Lloyd Wanzer at Weiser, Idaho, in 1963






X:1 T:Mississippi Sawyer [1] M:C| L:1/8 K:D F(g|a2) a(f a2) a(f|a2) a(f ab)a(f|g2) g(e g2) ge|g2 ge abag| f2 fe fgfe|defg a2af|edef gecA|d2 dd d2:| |:fe|d2 fe d2 fe|defg a2 cB|A2 cB A2 cB|ABcd egfe| d2 fe d2 fe|defg a2 fg|afaf gecA|d2 dd d2:|]

X:1 T:Fish on a Snag T:Mississippi Sawyer [1] N:From the playing of John Morgan Salyer (1882-1952, Salyersville, Magoffin County, eastern Ky.) M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel D:Berea Sound Archives https://soundarchives.berea.edu/items/show/4253 Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:D fg|a2 (b/a/g) a2 (b/a/g)|a2a2 baff|g2 (a/g/f) g2 (a/g/f)|g2g2 agfe| [M:3/2]fgfe defg (a/b/a) ag |[M:C|] fdfd ecec| d2d2d2:| |:Ac|d2[d2f2][d2f2] A2 |defg a2a2|Ac[ce][ce] ecec|Acef g2 fe| d2[d2f2][d2f2] A2|defg (a/b/a) ag|fdfd ecec|d2d2d2:|

X:2 T:Mississippi Sawyer [1] M:2/4 L:1/16 Q:122 C:Trad. R:Reel A:Missouri B:transcribed in OTFR as tune #88 N:as recorded by Cyril Stinnett in June of 198 Z:B. Shull, trans.; R. P. LaVaque, ABC K:D (Ac|d2)fe d2fe|d(ef)(g ab)a(f|e)(dc)B (AB)cd|(ef)ed (cA)(Bc)|! d2fe d2fe|d(ef)(g ab)a(g|fa)fd (eg)ec|[d3f3][df] [d2f2]:|! |:(ef|a2)af a2af|a2 a2 b(af)a|g2g(f ga)g(f|gf)g(a bga)(g-|! f)(ef)a fde(c|d)(ef)(g ab)a(g|fa)fd (eg)ec|[d3f3][df] [d2f2]:|!

X:3 T:Mississippi Sawyer [1] M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel S:Kirk Sutphin N:From a transcription by John Lamancusa, by permission http://www.mne.psu.edu/lamancusa/tunes.htm Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D fg|:agfg agfg|afaf bf a2|fg2a gfef|gfge abag|fede fgfe| defg abag|fedf edc2|1 cd2e d2 fg:|2 d3e d2AB|| |:dcde fgfe|defg afaf|edcB ABcB|ABcB ABAc| dcde fgfe|defg abag|fedf egfe|1 d3e d2AB:|2 d3e d2||