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X:1 T:Sailing over England N:From the playing of Lee Triplett (1897-1981, Clay County, W.Va.) M:C| Q:"Fast" L:1/8 D:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/sailing-over-england Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:D D-E|F2 DF E-DFE|D2B,2A,2((3A,B,[CD]-|[DD])[D2D2]E D2F2|[FA]-[A3A3]- [A2A2]d-B| A2[F2A2]+slide+([F3A3]E)|D2B,2- B,2A,-B,|D2 D-E F2E2|+slide+[D3D3][DD][D2D2]:| [D2D2]-|[D2D2]dB d3d|d2d2-d2AB-|d4 d2B2|+slide+[A3A3][AA][A2A2](dB)| A2[F2A2]+slide+([F3A3]E)|D2B,2A,3 [CD]-|[DD][D3D3]F2F2|+slide+[D3D3][DD][D2D2]| [D2D2]-|[D2D2]dd d2dd|e2d2-d2A-B|d3e d2B2|[A3A3][AA][A2A2]((3dcB| A2) [F2A2]+slide+([F3A3]E)|D2B,2A,3 [CD]-|[DD][D3D3]F2F2|+slide+[D3D3][DD][D2D2]||



Lee Triplett
SAILING OVER ENGLAND. American, Reel (cut time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB'. The tune, played by source Lee Triplett (1897-1981, Clay County, W.Va.) as an uptempo reel, perhaps derived from a ballad air. The Digital Library of Appalachia notes that Triplett was "a mainstay at the West Virginia State Folk Festival in Glenville, WV, where he kept up a friendly rivalry with fiddler French Carpenter."


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - Lee Triplett (1897-1981, Clay County, W.Va.) [Milliner & Koken].

Printed sources : - Clare Milliner & Walt Koken (Milliner-Koken Collection of American Fiddle Tunes), 2011; p. 586.



See also listing at :
Hear Lee Triplett's field recording at Slippery Hill [1]
See listing at Old Time Frederick [2]



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