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 Theme code Index    6312 3666
 Also known as    Tumberland Gap
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Old-Time
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 History    USA(Upland South)
 Structure    AA'B, AABB, AABBCC
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:Marion Thede
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Fiddle Book (The)
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 114
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1967
 Artist    Biography:Osey and Ernest Helton
 Title of recording    Cumbling Gap/Asheville
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Broadway 5118-A (78 RPM)
 Year recorded    1924
Cumberland Gap

Played by: Rising Appalachia
Source: Soundcloud
Image: Union soldiers passing through Cumberland Gap, 1863
 Score   (1)   
Cumberland Gap

X:1 T:Cumberland Gap [1] S:Uncle Am Stuart (1853-1926, Morristown, Tennessee) M:C| L:1/8 D:Vocalion 14839 (78 RPM), Uncle Am Stuart (1924) F: F: Z:Andrew Kuntz K:G ((3ABc||d2) (3cBA GBAc|Be2f e2((3ABc|d2) BA GBAG|EG2A G3B| dedB GBeB|edef efge|dedB GBAG|EG2A G3B| dedB GBeB|edef efge|dedB GBAG|EG2A G4|| d2ga bgag|eaab (3aba ge|dgga bgag|(eg)ga g2(3age| dega bgag|eaab (3aba ge|dgga bgag|(eg)ga g2e2||

X:1 T:Cumberland Gap [1] S:Allen Sisson (1873-1951, Georgia/Tennessee) M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel D:Edison 51690-L (78 RPM), Allen Sisson (1925) F: Z:Andrew Kuntz K:G "*"d2-|dedB (AB)GA|(Be)ef e2gg|dedB (AB)GG|DG2A G2GB| dedB (AB)GA|(Be)ef e2gg|dedB (AB)GG|DG2A G2d2-| dedB (AB)GA|(Be)ef e2gg|dedB (AB)GG|DG2A G2D2-| D2ED GBAd|Beef e2gg|dedB (AB)GG|DG2A G2|| [GB]d-|degg bgag|eagb ageg|degg bgag|ea2b a2ge| degg bgag|eagb ageg|degg bgag|ea2b a2|| P:Substitution. 1st measure of 1st strain, after once through tune. "*"d-|(d[e3e3])G2Ac|

X:1 T:Cumberland Gap [1] S:The Skillet Lickers (1928) M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel D:Columbia 15303-D (78 RPM), Gid Tanner and His Skillet Lickers (1928) D:Document DOCD 8057, The Skillet Lickers vol. 2 F: Z:Andrew Kuntz K:G Bc|:"*"dedB G[GB]G[GB]|G[GB]ef gage|dedB GG[GB]G| EG2A G2 [GB][Gc]| dedB G[GB]G[GB]|G[GB]ef gage|dedB GG[GB]G|1 EGGA G2 [GB][Gc]:|2EGGA G2 [GB]|| |:g2-|gfga baba|ea2b a2ge|dega baba|eg2a g2g2-| gfga baba|ea2b a2ge|dega baba|eg2a g3g-|| P:Substitution, 2nd time through tune. "*"gage BAG2|G[G2B2]dg- gage|

X:1 T:Cumberland Gap [1] N:From the playing of fiddler Steve Ledford with the Carolina Ramblers String N:Band (N.C.), on a 1932 unissued test pressing. M:C| L:1/8 D: Z:Andrew Kuntz K:G A2-|BdB-A G2AA|B+slide+[ee]-[e3e3] ef-ge|BdBA G2AG|EDEG G3A-| BdBA G2 AA|(B[ee])[ee][de] [e3e3]d|BdBA G2 AG|EDEG G2:| |:g2-|g(aba) gedg|eaa-g a2ag|baba g-edg|eg2a g2:|] P:Substitution "*"|D2ED GEAA|

X:1 T:Cumberland Gap [1] S:Edden Hammons (1875-1955, Webster County, W.Va.) M:C| L:1/8 D:West Virginia University Press Sound Archives ‎43492, "The Edden Hammons Collection, vol. 2" (1984) N:Originally recorded by Louis Watson Chappell in August, 1947 F: Z:Andrew Kuntz K:G (Bc|d2)(3cBA GBAc|Bdde d2Bc|d2 (3cBA GBAG|EGGA G2Bc| d2(3cBA GBAc|(B[ee])[ee]f [ee]fge|d2 (3cBA GBAG|EGGA G2:| [G,2D2]|[B2g2]ga gedg|eaab a2ga|baba g2d2|edef g2d2| egga gedg|eaab a2ga|baba g2d2|edef g4|| P:First strain, 2nd time through tune gage dcBA|[M:2/4]GBAc|[M:C|] Bd2e d2 Bc|d2 (3cBA GBAG|EGGA G2Bc| d2(3cBA GBAc|(B[ee])[ee]f [ee]fge|d2 (3cBA GBAG|EGGA G2:|]

X:1 T:Cumberland Gap [1] N:Transcribed by David Bennett from the playing of western N.C. N:fiddler Bill Hensley in 1939. M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Reel B:David Parker Bennett – "A Study in Fiddle Tunes from B:Western North Carolina", dissertation UNC, Chapel Hill, 1940, p. 65. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G d/>d/-|:ed/G/ GG/A/|(B/e)g/ (e/g)e/|de/d/ B/G/A/G/|E/GA/ GA/B/| de/d/ [D/G/]G/[D/G/]A/|(B/e)g/ (e/g)e/|d/e/d/d/ B/G/A/G/|E/GA/ G[D/G/]A/| de/d/ [D/G/]G/G/A/|(B/{d}e)g/ (e/g)e/|d/e/d/e/ B/G/A/G/|E/GA/ G[D/A/]B/| de/d/ [D/G/]G/G/A/|(B/e)g/ (e/g)e/|d/e/d/e/ B/G/A/G/|[M:3/4]E/GA/ G[DG]- [D/G/]d/g/a/| [M:2/4]ba/g/ (e/a)b/|a/g/e/g/ d/e/g/a/|ba/g/ (e/[Bg])[B/a/]|[Bg]d- d/e/g/a/| Ba/g/ (e/a)b/|a/g/e/g/ d/e/g/a/|ba/g/ (e/g)a/|[Bg]d- d:|]

X:1 T:Cumberland Gap [1] M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Reel B:Davis - Devil's Box, vol. 21, No. 2, Summer 1987, p. 58 N:Transcribed by Frank Maloy from the playing of Ira Hathaway Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G B/c/|"G"d/e/dc/ B/A/G/A/|"Em"(B/d/)e/f/ eB/c/|d/e/d/c/ B/A/G/B/|"D7"A/G/F/A/ "G"GB/c/| "G"d/e/d/c/ B/A/G/A/|"Em"(B/d/)e/f/ ee/f/|"G"g/e/d/B/ A/G/E/G/|"D7"E/F/E/D/ "G"G:| |:B/c/|"G"d/e/g/a/ b/a/g/f/|"Am"(e/g/)a/b/ aB/c/|"G"d/e/g/a/ b/a/g/f/|"D7"(e/f/)g/a/ "G"gB/c/| "G"d/e/g/a/ b/a/g/f/|"Am"(e/g/)a/b/ ag/a/|"G"b/g/b/g/ e/f/g/e/|"D7"d/e/g/a/ "G":|]