Beaux of Oak Hill (1)

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BEAUX OF OAK HILL [1]. AKA – "Beaus of Oake Hill," "Beaux of Oak Hall." AKA and see "Boys of Bluehill (The)," "Boys of North Tyne," "Silver Lake (4)" (Pa.), "Jennie Baker," "Two Sisters (1) (The)." English, Scottish, American; Hornpipe (usually) or Reel. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB (Cole, Kennedy, Jarman, O'Neill): AA'BB (Kerr). The tune appears as "The Two Sisters" in George P. Knauff's Virginia Reels, volume I (1839), though it usually appears as "Beaux of Oak Hill" in mid-nineteenth century collections. Paul Tyler finds a tune called the "Bows of Oak Hill" mentioned in an old issue of the Dallas Morning News as having been played by Col. William Hopkins of Kansas City on WFAA-Dallas on Dec. 1, 1922. See also note for "Old Ark's a-Moving (The)."

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Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Cole (1000 Fiddle Tunes), 1940; p. 28 (reel setting). Howe (The Musician's Companion, vol. 1), 1842; p. 54. Howe (Musician's Omnibus, No. 1), 1862; p. 42. Jarman (Old Time Fiddlin' Tunes); No. or p. 28. Kennedy (Fiddler's Tune-Book, vol. 1), 1951; No. 14, p. 7 (Hornpipe). Kerr (Merry Melodies, vol. 2); No. 328, p. 36. Kerr (Caledonian Collection), p. 25. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; p. 316 (as "Boys of Bluehill"). O'Neill (Krassen); p. 197 (as "Boys of Bluehill"). Ryan's Mammoth Collection, 1883; p. 52.

Recorded sources: -MSOTFA CS 109, Bob Walters - "Paddy on the Turnpike" (1993).



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