Grand Hornpipe (1)

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X:1 T:Grand Hornpipe [1] N:From a 1978 field recording of fiddler Charlie Kinney (1906-1991, N:Lewis County, northeast Kentucky), by John Harrod M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel Q:"Fast" D:https://soundarchives.berea.edu/items/show/3495 Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:D A,B,|D2 FE D-FAA|A2dA BAFD|GA[GB]G FG[FA]F|E2 EF E3E| D2 FE (DF)AA|ABdA BAFD|GA[GB]G FG[FA]F|EDEF D3|| [D2A2]-|[D2A2] fe fafd|[D2B2]gg gagd-|[D2A2] fe fgaf|e2ef e2dB| [D2A2] fe fafd|[D2B2]gg g2g2-|bfaf e2 ef|fd3 d2||



GRAND HORNPIPE [1]. American, Hornpipe or Reel. USA; Indiana, Ky. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCC. A member of a large tune family that includes "Cricket on the Hearth," "Damon's Winder," "Devil in Georgia (2) (The)," "Drunken Billy Goat," "Marmaduke's Hornpipe," "Mud Fence," "Ride the Goat Over the Mountains," "Rocky Mountain Goat," "Swiss Chalet." The name "Grand Hornpipe" is particular to northeastern Kentucky, although the tune is most commonly known in that region and other parts of the South as "Rocky Mountain Goat" (Titon, 2001).

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - John Summers (Indiana) [Phillips, Silberberg]; James W. Day "Jilson Setters" [Titon].

Printed sources : - Phillips (Traditional American Fiddle Tunes), vol. 2, 1995; p. 196. Silberberg (93 Fiddle Tunes I Didn't Learn at Tractor Tavern), 2004; p. 17. Titon (Old-Time Kentucky Fiddle Tunes), 2001; No. 52, p. 83.

Recorded sources: -Field Recorders' Collective FRC 310, "John Summers: Master Indiana Fiddler." Rounder 0194, John W. Summers - "Indiana Fiddler" (1984). Rounder C-11565, John Summers - "Rounder Fiddle" (1990). Victor 40127 (78 RPM), Blind Bill Day (AKA Jilson Setters, b. 1860, Rowan County, Ky.), 1928.

See also listing at:
Jane Keefer's Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [1]
Here Charlie Kinney's field recording by John Harrod at Berea Sound Archives [2]
Hear Carlton Rawling's c. 1960's field recording at Berea Sound Archives [3]



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