Breakin' Up Christmas

Find traditional instrumental music
Jump to: navigation, search



Breakin' Up Christmas  Click on the tune title to see or modify Breakin' Up Christmas's annotations. If the link is red you can create them using the form provided.Browse Properties <br/>Browse/:Breakin' Up Christmas
 Theme code Index    5533 2233
 Also known as    Old Breaking Up Christmas
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Old-Time
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    3 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 History    USA(Upland South)
 Structure    AABB, AA'BBBBBBBB
 Editor/Compiler    David Brody
 Book/Manuscript title    Fiddler's Fakebook (The)
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 55
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1983
 Artist    Tommy Jarrell Fred Cockerham & Oscar Jenkins
 Title of recording    Stay All Night
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    County 713
 Year recorded    1973
 Media    
 Score   (1)   



X:1 T:Breaking Up Christmas N:From the playing of fiddler Tommy Jarrell N:(1901-1985, Mt. Airy, Surry County, western North Carolina) M:C| L:1/8 Q:"Quick" R:Reel N:AEae tuning (fiddle) N:Play AA'BBBBBBBB, with slight variations (particularly rhythmic) to the 'B' part each time. D:County 741, Jarrell, Cockerham & Jenkins - "Stay All Night" (1973) D:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/breaking-christmas Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:A +slide+[e2e2]-|[ee]fed c-dee|ef-ec A2 +slide+[e2e22]-|[ee]fed cAcA|B-AB-c A2+slide+[e2e2]-| [ee]fed c-dee|1ef-ec A2 ^g2-|aeae =g2fg |ecB-c A2:| |2e(fe)cA2a2-|a2a2-c'3f|ec-BA A2|| |:[A,2E2]-|[A,E][FA]-[A2A2] [A3A3] A|AcBA FE[FA]A|EF[A2A2] [A3A3]A|AcBA A2:|| P:2nd strain variations: |:[A,2E2]-|[A,E][FA]-[AA]A [A2A2] AA|AcBA FEAF|EFA[AA]- [A2A2]cB|Ac-BA A2:| |:[A,2E2]-|[A,E][FA][AA][AA] [AA]BcB|AcBA FEFF|EFAA ABcB|Ac-BA A2:|

X:1 T:Breaking up Christmas N:From the playing of Earnest East (1916-2000. Surry County, N.C.) and N:the Smokey Valley Boys L:1/8 R:Reel Q:"Fast" N:AEae tuning (fiddle) D:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/breaking-christmas-0 Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:A e2-|efed cAcd|efec A2e2-|efec ABcA|BABc A2e2-| efed cAcd|efec A2+slide+a2-|"*"a2 a=g g-efa|ec-Bc A2:| |:[A,2E2]-|[A,E]F-FG A2A2-|AcBA [FA]F[FA]F|[A,E]F-FG A2AA|cB-BB A2 [A,2E2]-| [A,E]F-FG A2A2-|AcBA [FA]F[FA]F| [A,E]F-FG A2AA|"**"cB-BB A2:| P:Substitutions "*"a2-|a=gea g-ecd||"**"c^Bcc A2:||

X:1 T:Breaking up Christmas N:From the playing of fiddler Erynn Marshall M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel D:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7hWmqabUDw0 Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:A (cd|e)fe(d cA)(cd|e)fec- A2(cd|e)fed- c2 cA|cABc A2 (cd| e)fe(d cA)(cd|e)fec- A2a2-|abaf =gefd|e[ce][Be][ce] [A2e2]:| E-F-|FEFG +slide+[A2A2][A2A2]|+slide+[c3c3][Be]- [ce][Be]AA|FEFG A2 cA|cAB-c A2(F2| F)EFG [A2A2] AB|cAcA c-BA2|FEFG [A2A2] cA|BABc A2[E2A2]-| [E2A2][F2A2] [A2A2]+slide+[c2e2]-|[c2e2][c2e2]- [ce][Be]AA|FEFG A2 cA| cA(Bc) A2[F2A2]-| [FA]EFG [A2A2][c2e2]|+slide+c2e2+slide+c2e2|FEFG A2 cA |cA(Bc) [A2A2]||

X:1 T:Breaking up Christmas S:Paul Tyler M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel F:https://www.oldtownschool.org/fiddle/fun/breakingupchristmas5538.mp3 Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:A e2-|efed cAcd|efec A2cd|efed c2ec|BABc A4| efed cAcd|efec A2(3efg|a2a2=g2f2|ed c2A2:| |:E2-|E2FE A2AB|cBcA BA F2|[FA][EA][FA][GA] A2cA|BABc A2E2-| E2FE A2AB|BccA BA F2|[FA][EA][FA][GA] A2cA|BABc A2:|]

X:1 T:Breakin' Up Christmas M:C| L:1/8 S:Pete Sutherland Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:A |:efed c2 cc|BABA c2 cc|efed c2 cc|BcBA F2 FF| efed c2 cc|BABA c2 cc|e2 fe afed|cABc A2 AA:| E2 FE A2 AA|BABA c2 cc|E2 FD A2 AA|BcBA F2 FF| E2 FE A2 AA|BABA c2 cc|e2 fe afed|cABc A2:||