Carrolltown Breakdown (2)

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X:1 T:Carrolltown Breakdown, The S:McCulloguh (southwestern Pa., 1959) M:4/4 L:1/8 B:Bayard - Dance to the Fiddle (1981, No, 336A, p. 318) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G DF|G2A2 B2 GG|BcdB G2 Bc|d2 (3BcB A2F2|ABAF D2 EF| G2A2B2G2|BcdB G2 Bc|d2 (3BcB A2F2|G4 [G,2G2]||ef| g2 (3fg e2d2|BcdB G2 Bc|d2 (3BcB A2F2|ABAF D2 ef| g2 (3fgf e2d2|BcdB G2 Bc|d2 (3BcB A2F2|G4 G2||



CARROLLTOWN BREAKDOWN [2]. AKA and see "Shaddighee," "Silver Lake (5)." Old-time, Reel. USA, southwestern Pa. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. Bayard (1981) believes this tune to be a derivative of "Buffalo Gals" (See Buffalo Gals (1) <div class="mw-ext-score" data-midi="/w/images/lilypond/g/r/grh5gum4bi9pu77erx6exc380bozmdy/grh5gum4.midi"><img src="/w/images/lilypond/g/r/grh5gum4bi9pu77erx6exc380bozmdy/grh5gum4.png" width="612" height="52" alt=" X:1 M:C| L:1/8 K: G D2 |G3A B2G2 | BcdB G2Bc | d2cB A2F2 | AGFE D2EF | "/></div> Variants he notes are "Off to Charleston," and his (1944) No. 1b version of "Buffalo Gals," which he now considers to be "Carroltown Breakdown." The alternate name "Shaddighee" also appears in Don Messer’s volumes as "The Chatagee" but with a different tune.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - Bayard collected the tune from nine southwestern Pa. fiddlers and fifers.

Printed sources : - Bayard (Dance to the Fiddle), 1981; No. 336A-I, pp. 318-321.

Recorded sources: -



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