Hunting the Buffalo

Find traditional instrumental music

Hunting the Buffalo  Click on the tune title to see or modify Hunting the Buffalo's annotations. If the link is red you can create them using the form provided.Browse Properties <br/>Special:Browse/:Hunting the Buffalo
Query the Archive
Query the Archive
 Theme code Index    3331 316L5L
 Also known as    Hunting for the Buffalo, I'm Gonna Go a-Hunting for the Buffalo, We're Gonna Hunt the Buffalo
 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    2/2
 History    USA(Ozarks/Western Tenn)
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:Susan Songer
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Portland Collection vol. 1
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 105
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1997
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:We're gonna Hunt the Buffalo T:Hunting the Buffalo N:From the playing of fiddler, songwriter and singer Jimmie N:Driftwood (1907-1998), Fayetteville, Arkansas, via a field N:recording by Mike Seeger. M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel N:BEgb tuning (fiddle). Driftwood's uncommon tuning creates a host N:of overtones. D: Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:Emin +slide+B2B2 ABGA| BABG E2E2|+slide+B2B2 ABGB|d2Bd e2d2| B2B2 ABGA| BABA G2E2|AGAG ABAB|1G2E2E4:|2G2E2[B,4E4]|| E2 EF G2 DB,|EE^DB, B,B,^DB,|E2 EF G2 DB,|E2[G2B2]+slide+[B4e4]| E2EF G2 DB,|EB,^DB, B,B,^DB,|AGAG AB[GB]A|G2E2 E4||

X:1 T:Hunting the Buffalo R:reel Z:Paul Gitlitz M:C| L:1/8 Q:220 K:G EFGA |:"G"B4 BAGA | BAGFE2D2 |"G" B4BAGA | BABd"C"e2d2 | "G"B4 BAGA | BAGFE2D2 |"G" B4BAG2 |"Em"E3DE2D2 :| |:"C"E3DE2D2 | EDEFG2D2 |"C" EDEFG2GA |"G" B2B2 (3ABA G2 | "C"E3DE2D2 | EDEFG2GA | "G"B2B2(3ABA G2 | "Em"E3DE4 :|

X:1 T:Hunting the Buffalo R:reel M:C| L:1/8 Q:220 K:A B2|"A"c4 cBAB|cBAG F2E2|c4 cBAB|cBce "D"f2e2| "A"c4 cBAB|cBAG F2E2|c4 cB A2|"F#m"F3E F2:| |:E2|"D"F3E F2E2|FEFG A2E2|FEFG A2 AB|"A"c2c2 (3BcB A2| "D"DF3E F2E2|FEFG A2 AB|"A"c2c2 (3BcB A2|"F#m"F3E F2:|]