Forked Deer

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 Theme code Index    1H3H5H3H 4H4H5H3H
 Also known as    Bragg's Retreat, Deer Walk (1), Forked Buck, Forky Deer, Forked-Horn Deer, Forked Deer Hornpipe, Forked Deer River, Hounds in the Horn, Long-Horned Deer, Old Pork Bosom, Van Buren
 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    2/2
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    George P. Knauff
 Book/Manuscript title    Virginia Reels vol. 1
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 9, p. 5
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1839
 Artist    Charlie Bowman & His Brothers
 Title of recording    Forky Dear
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Columbia 15387-D (78 RPM)
 Year recorded    1929
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Forked Deer

Played by: The Fretless - Vancouver/Toronto/Vermont, Canada
Source: Soundcloud
Image: A Hoosier Fiddle - mid 1800s (Courtesy Switzerland County Historical Museum)
 Score   (1)   
Forked Deer

X:1 T:Forked Deer L:1/8 M:C| K:D |: (3ABc | defg a2fa | g2gb agfe | defg a2fa | gfed cABc | defg a2fa | g2gb agfe | dAFD GBAG | FDEF D3 :| |: (A|A2)A2c4 | ABAF E2 EF | A2AB c2cA | BAFE FD3 | A2A2c4 | ABAF E2FE | D2ED FDGD | FDEF D3:||

X:2 T:Forked Deer M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Reel B:George P. Knauff - Virginia Reels N:Published in Baltimore by Geo. Willig n.d. (1839) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D Ac/A/ Ac/A/|Ac E/E/C|Ac/A/ Ac/A/|EC D/D/D| A/A/c/A/ A/A/c/A/|A/c/A/c/ EC/C/|DE FG|F/E/D/C/ Dz:| |:d/e/f/g/ a/b/a/f/|g/a/g/e/ f/g/f/e/|d/e/f/g/ a/f/b/a/|g/f/e/d/ c/d/e| d/e/f/g/ a/b/a/f/|g/a/g/e/ fz|dF G/B/A/G/|F/E/D/C/ Dz:||

X:3 T:Forked Ear M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Reel S:A. Porter Hamblen (1875 - 195?) music manuscript collection (early-20th century) N:”As played by Williamson Hamblon.” Williamson Hamblon (1846-1920) was N:A. Porter's father. N:Parts reversed from order usually played. Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D FF AA|B/A/G/A/ fe|dF F/G/A/A/|FD D2:| |:d/e/f/g/ a2|g/f/e/d/ fd|d/e/f/g/ a/b/g/f/|fd eA| d/e/f/g/ a2|g/f/e/d/ fd|dF F/G/A/A/|FD D2:|]

X:4 T:Forked Deer N:From the playing of John Morgan Salyer (1882 - 1952, Salyersville, Magoffin County, eastern Ky.) M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel D:Berea Sound Archives Z:by Andrew Kuntz K:D [A3A3]c B2cB|AcB2 [A,E]D E2|[A2A2]cAB2c2|EDE2 D4| [A3A3]c B2cB|AcB2 [A,E]D E2|DEFD G2FD|1[EA]D[E2A2] D4:|2 [M:3/2][EA]D[E2A2] D6|| [D2A2]|:[M:C|]defg a2aa|gfed edcA|defg a2gg|fded [ce]-[A2e2]A| defg a2aa|1+slide+g2 fd edcA|d2d2 BdAG|FDEF D2D2:| |2 g2 +slide+b2 e2cA|d2d2 BdAG|FDEA D2|| |:fg|a2 (3bag a2 (3bag|a2a2 e[de][ce][Ae]|a2 (3bag a2a2|ABcA d2fg| a2(3baga2a2|c'2c'2 e2 cA |d2ef g2fd|ecec d2:||

X:5 T:Forked Deer N:Transcribed by John Hartford from the playing of Texas N:fiddler Bob Wills M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Reel B:Stephen F. Davis - Devils Box, vol. 24, No. 3, Fall 1990 (p. 38) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D A|d/e/f/g/ a/b/a/_a/|g/a/f/a/ f/e/d/c/|d/e/f/g/ a/f/d/f/|e/d/c/B/ A>A| d/e/f/g/ a/b/a/_a/|g/a/f/a/ f/e/d/c/|d/A/F/D/ G/B/A/G?|F/D/E/C/ D:| |:A>B B/A/c|A,/E/C/E/ A>c|B/A/c A,/E/C/E/|A>c B/A/c| e/f/e/d/ c/A/B/A/|1 E/F/A/B/ A2:|2 E/F/A/B/ A||

X:6 T:Forked Deer River N:From the playing of fiddler Mulkey Kent (1907 - 1974, Evening Shade, N:Sharp County, Arkansas). Known as the "Dean of Old -Time N:Fiddlers," Joseph Mulkey Kent won 31 first prizes for his fiddling, N:including the 1927 Arkansas State Fiddle Championship. Recorded N:in 1959 by John Quincy Wolf (Lyon College). M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel D: Z:by Andrew Kuntz K:D +slide+[A2A2]cA BAcB|ABAF E2CE| A2cA BAcB|AFEC- D2 [D2D2]| [A2A2] cA BAcA-|AcAF EDCA,|D2 ED FDGD|[M:3/2]FDEC D2-DD- D2:| |:d2-|defg a3a-|a2+slide+f2- ffec|[D2d2]fg afaf|[M:3/2]ecBA [A3A3][AA]- [A2A2] A-c| [M:C|][Dd]efg [A2a2][A2a2]|gfeg f2ec|dAFD GBAG|[M:3/2]FDEC D2-DD- D2:|] P:Substitution |:+slide+[D2d2]-|[M:C|]"*"[Dd]efg a-fa-f|gfeg fgfe||