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HOUND CHASE. American, Reel (cut time). A Major. AEac# tuning (fiddle). "Hound Chase" is a fast cross-tuned breakdown from Ohio fiddler Arnold Sharp (-1914) of Oak Hill, Jackson County, southern Ohio, the grandson of an English immigrant, "Fiddling Andy" Sharp, and the son and brother of fiddlers as well. Field recorder Jeff Goehring identifies Sharp as one of a group of fiddlers from southern Ohio/northern Kentucky whose contemporaries were Jimmy Wheeler, Asa Neal, Jess Large, and Forest Pick.

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Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : -

Recorded sources: - Field Recorders Collective FRC 406, "Arnold Sharp" (2006). GFS 901, John Sharp - "Seems Like Romance to Me: Traditional Fiddle Tunes from Ohio" (, various artists)

See also listing at:
Hear Arnold Sharp's field recording at Slippery Hill [1]



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