Broad Run Picnic

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 Theme code Index    5531 31H64
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Old-Time
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 History    USA(Mid Atlantic)
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Stacy Phillips
 Book/Manuscript title    Traditional American Fiddle Tunes vol. 1
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 37
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1994
 Artist    
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
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BROAD RUN PICNIC. Old-Time, Breakdown. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The 'A' part has an irregular measure. Named for a river in Fauquier County, Virginia.

Source for notated version: John Ashby [Phillips]. Ashby (1915-1979) learned the tune from his uncle Joseph. The family has been in Fauguier County for many generations, and the fiddling tradition continues with John's son, Skip.

Printed source: Phillips (Traditional American Fiddle Tunes), vol. 1, 1994; p. 37.


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