Jaybird in a High Oak Tree

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 Theme code Index    1H765 1H71H1H
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    Biography:Perry Riley
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Old-Time
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    3 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/4
 History    USA(Upland South)
 Structure    AA'BB'
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:Clare Milliner & Walt Koken
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Milliner-Koken Collection of American Fiddle Tunes
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 330
 Year of publication/Date of MS    2011
 Artist    Biography:Perry Riley
 Title of recording    Traditional Fiddle Music of Kentucky vol. 1
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Rounder 0376
 Year recorded    1997
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Jaybird in a High Oak Tree N:From the playing of Kentucky fiddler Perry Riley (1893-1986), recorded N:in the field in 1973 by Mark Wilson. M:C| L:1/8 N:AEae tuning N:In the first strain the descending 'g' notes were played by Riley in between the N:'g' sharp and 'g' natural intonation. Ascending 'g' notes were sharped. The 'g' notes N:in the second strain are sharp. D:Rounder Records 0376, Perry Riley - "Traditional Fiddle Music of Kentucky, vol. 1: Up the Ohio and Lickng Rivers" (1997) D:https://www.slippery-hill.com/content/jaybird-high-oak-tree Z:Andrew Kuntz K:A (3ef^g|a2a2=g2e2|fe=gf e2e2|a2a2 =gefg|a2 aa a2 (3ef^g| a2a2=g2e2|fe=gf e2cB|A2c2 efed |[M:3/2]cABA A3A A2:| |:[A,2E32]((3ABc [e2e2])eg|fedf edcB|A2c2 [ce][ce][ce]d |cABA G[A,3E3]| [A,2E2]A-c +slide+[e2e2]eg|fedf edcB|A2c2 [ce][cf][ce]d|cABA +slide+[A3A3]A [A2A2]:|