Annotation:Granny's Old Pacing Horse

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X:1 T:Granny's Old Pacing Horse S:Manon Campbell (Ky.) M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel Q:"Moderately quick" N:GDad tuning (fiddle) N:Played with a lot of clipped notes, like a pacing horse. F: Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:D f2df e2c2| d2d6|f2 df e2 c2|d2d2[A,4D2]| d2 df e2c2|d2d4 A=c|B2G2 AGFD|G2G2 [G,4D4]| G4 AGFD|G2[G2B2][G,2D2]A2|d2d2 AGFD|G2[G2B2][G,2D2][D2d2]| [G,2D2][G2B2] AGFD|G2[G2B2]D2[D2A2]|d2d2 AGFD|G2[G2B2][G,4D4]| G2[G2B2] AGFD|G2G2A2A2|d2d2 AGFD|G2[G2B2] [G,4D4]||

GRANNY'S OLD PACING HORSE. Old-Time, Piece (2/2 time). USA, Kentucky. D Major ('A' part) & G Major ('B' part). GDad tuning (fiddle). AB. The tune was played by the sole source, Manon Campbell (1890-1987), as a stately-paced listening tune.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - Manon Campbell (Hallie, Letcher County, Ky., 1978), learned from his aunt, Elvina "Viney" Campbell Lusk [Titon].

Printed sources : - Titon (Old-Time Kentucky Fiddle Music), 2001; No. 54, p. 84.

Recorded sources: -

See also listing at:
Hear Manon Campbell's 1978 field recording by John Harrod at Slippery Hill [1]

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