My Last Gold Dollar

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 Theme code Index    3H3H1H6 1H1H51H
 Also known as    Last Gold Dollar (1), My Last Old Dollar Is Gone
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 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Old-Time
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece, Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/2
 History    USA(Ozarks/Western Tenn)
 Structure    AABB
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 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Last Gold Dollar [1] N:From the playing of Bill Hensley (N.C.), from a 1940 field recording. M:C| L:1/8 N:ADad tuning (fiddle). While the notation can be played in N:GDae or ADae, it makes more sense when tuned to Henley's N:ADad. In his 1940 thesis on Hensley's tunes David Parker N:Bennett recorded that Hensley played "Last Gold Dollar" in N:BEbe tuning. Q:"Fast" D: Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:D "*"de|[df][de][df][de] [d2d2]B2|dedB A2de|fefe d2B-d|A3A A2 de| fefe d2B2|dedB A2DE|[FA]-[A2A2]B AFEF|D2DE D2:| |:"**"DE|F-A2B AFEF|A3B A2DE|F-A2B AFEF|D2 DF D2 DE| F-A2B AFAA|[EA]-[F2A2][FA] [F2A2]DE|F-A2B AFEF|D2 DF D2 || P:Substitutions "*"[d2d2]-|[dd]([de][df][de]) [d2d2][B2d2]|dedB A2d2-|d([de][df][de]) [d2d2][B2d2] || "**"DF|AA2 B AFEF|AA2 B A2DE||

X:1 T:Last Gold Dollar N:Transcribed by David Bennett from the playing of western N.C. N:fiddler Bill Hensley in 1939. N:BEbe tuning (fiddle), according to Bennett, who said Hensley also played N:"Bonaparte's Retreat" in this tuning. 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. 70. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:E e2 ee/f/|(g/f/)(g/f/) ec/c/|e/f/e/c/ Be|(g/f/)(g/f/) ec/e/|B2 Be/f/| (g/f/)(g/f/) ec/c/|e/f/e/c/ BE/F/|G/Bc/ B/G/F/G/|EE/F/ Ee-| Se/(f/g/f/) ec|e/f/e/c/ Be-|e/(f/g/f/) e(c/e/)|B2 B(e/f/)| (g/f/)(g/f/) ec/c/|e/f/e/c/ BE/F/|G/-Bc/ B/G/F/G/|EE/F/ EE/F/| G/Bc/ B/G/F/G/|B>c BE/F/|G/Bc/ B/G/F/G/|EE/F/ EE/F/| G/Bc/ B/G/F/G/|(F/G)([G/B/] [GB])E/F/|G/Bc/ B/G/F/G/ |EE/F/ Ee-| e/(f/g/f/) ec|e/f/e/c/ Be-|e/(f/g/f/) ec/e/|B2 Be/f/| (g/f/)(g/f/) ec/c/|e/f/e/c/ BE/F/|G/Bc/ B/G/F/G/ |EE/F/ Ee-!D.S.!||