Hobart's Transformation

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HOBART'S TRANSFORMATION. AKA - "Feldman's Haircut"?? Old-Time, Breakdown. USA. A Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. A hybrid tune, the first part of which is melodic material from the tune usually known as "Salt River" (recorded by Hobart Smith as part of the "Pateroller Song") while the second part is the coarse part of Henry Reed's "Kitchen Girl."

Source for notated version: "Dennis Tang, who assembled it" [Spandaro].

Printed sources: Brody (Fiddler's Fakebook), 1983; p. 136. Spandaro (10 Cents a Dance), 1980; p. 49.

Recorded sources: Front Hall 010, Fennigs All Stars- "The Hammered Dulcimer Strikes Again" (1977).




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