Silver Bells

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 Theme code Index    3454 3215L
 Also known as    Silver Bell
 Composer/Core Source    Biography:Percy Wenrich & Edward Madden
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Old-Time
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece, Polka
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4, 2/4, 2/2
 Structure    AB
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:Stacy Phillips
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Traditional American Fiddle Tunes vol. 2
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 127
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1995
 Artist    Biography:Ada Jones & Billy Murray
 Title of recording    Silver Bell
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Edison Ed 10492
 Year recorded    1911
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Silver Bells N:From the playing of fiddler Clayton McMichen (1900-1970) with the N:Home Town Band, consisting of Bob Stephens (banj.), Lowe Stokes (gtr.) N:and Robert "Punk" Stephens Jr. (clar.). The 1925 recording was McMichen's N:first recording session. M:C| L:1/8 D:OKeh 4055 (78 RPM), McMichen’s Home Town Band (1925). D: Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:C e4|f4^f4|g^fge =fgfd|egec dedB|c2e2G4-|G2 e2d2c2| BABd G4-|G2 f2e2d2|c3e g4-|g2 e2f2^f2|g^fge =fgfd| egeg ed3|cBce g4-|g2 e2d2c2|BABd g4-|g2 (3fgf e2 B2|c6|| |:G2^F2-F2G2-|A4 [A3=f3]f-|ege2-ed c2| [E4c4]- [E2c2] B-c| ded2- dcBA|[G6B6][d2e2]-|[e2e2][ee][ee]- [ee][de][c2e2]|G2E2F2^F2| G2^F2-F2G2|A4[A3=f3]f-|ege2-ed c2| [E6c6]B-c| ded2- dcBA|G2F2E2[D2B2]|[E8c8]-|[E4c4]||

X:1 T:Silver Bells N:From the playing of fiddler Cecil (1918-1991) and John N:Snow of Fort Smith, Arkansas, here Cecil retired. M:2/4 L:1/16 R:Air or Polka D: D:Cecil & John Snow - "Old Time Fiddlin' and Pickin': Sounds D:from the Ozarks." Q:Moderately Quick Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:G {A}B4{B}c4 |{c}d2d2{B}c2c2|{A}B2 BB A2G2|G2B2D4-|D2B2A2G2|F2A2 D4-| D2c2B2A2|{A}B4d4-|d4|{A}B4{B}c4 |{c}d2d2{B}c2c2|{A}B2 BB A2G2| G2B2D4-|D2B2A2G2|F4d4-|d2c2 (B/c/B) A2|G8-|G2|| G,A, B,2C2|D4D2D2|E4c3A-|B2B4GE|D4c3[GA]-|[A2A2][A4A4]FE| D3A-c3A-| B2B4GE|D4- D2 G,A, B,2C2|D4D2D2|E4c3A-| B2B4GE|D4c3[GA]-|[A2A2]AB A2 FE|D2c2 (B/c/B) A2|G8-|G2||

X:1 T:Silver Bells N:From the playing of Doug Stipe (Jessamine County, Ky.) N:recorded y Barbara Kunkle in 1979. M:C| L:1/8 D: Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:C EF|G2FG- GF G2|A4f4|e2 e4c2|G6E2|F2d4B2|G4 A4 | [e2e2][e4e4] c2|G2E2F2^F2|G2FG- GF G2|A4f4|e2 e4c2|G6E2| F2d4B2|G2f2e2d2|c8-|c6||ef|g2ge f2fd|e2e2ded2|c2e2G4-| G2e2d2c2|Bd3 G4-|G2e2d2c2|eceg- g4-|g2 e2f2^f2|g2ge f2fd| e2e2ded2|c2e2G4-|G2e2d2c2|Bd3 G4-|G2f2e2d2|c4 _B4|A4 G4|| K:F A2c2-ABc2|A4 b4| etc.