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 Theme code Index    551H1H 3H2H61H
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    Emery Bailey
 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
 History    USA(Upland South)
 Structure    AB
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 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Silver Lake [6] N:From the playing of Emory Bailey (Shock, Calhoun County, W.Va.), N:recorded in the field in 1953 by Malvin Artley. N:Basically AB form, each section 8 measures long--sometimes N:Bailey played the 'B' part 12 measures. M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel N:AEad tuning (fiddle) Q:" Quick" D: K:D A-B(AB d4)|fded Bd3|A2-B2d2de|fdec d2dB-| A2A-Bd2 de|fded BcdB|AFAB d2de|fdecd4|| +slide+[A4A4]AGFG|+slide+[A4A4][A,4D4]|(FGA)B AGFE|DFED B,D(DF| A3)B AGFG|A2BA FEFG|A2 AB AGFE|DFED FD2F| A4+slide+A2FG|A2A2 D2FG|A2AB AGFE|DFED FD3||

X:1 T:Silver Lake [6] T:Emory Bailey N:From the playing of Judy Hyman with the Horseflies N:recorded live "In the Dance Tent" 1996 N:The track is called "Emory Bailey" N:though it is a tune Emory Bailey recorded as N:"Silver Lake" and he may have done it in AEad. F: N:However, the Horse Flies play in C with Judy's fiddle tuned N:GDgc on the "In the Dance Tent" album. N:It is out of print now but if you send an email to with your request, N:you'll get a link for the free download. For used copies you may go to Amazon. N:Many thanks to Judy Hyman for her help in transcribing the tune. N:First appeared in the Friends of American Old-Time Music and Dance magazine N:Old Time News. N:Transcribed into standard notation by Jan Howard L:1/8 R:Reel Z:Transcribed into abc notation by Jan Howard 2022 K:C ||: v[cG](u[cA][cG])v[cA]u[c2c2][cc][cc]|v[ec]u([dc][cc])[cc] u([cA][c2c2]) (v[cA] |[cG])u([cA][cG])v[cA]u[c2c2]v[cc][cc]| v[ec]u([dc][cc])[cA] u([c2c2][cc]) v((3c/2B/2A/2 | [cG])u([cA][cG])v[cA]u[c2c2][cc][cc]|v[ec]u([dc][cc])[cc] u([cA][c2c2]) v([cA] | [cG])u([cA][cG])[cA]u[c2c2]v[cc][cc]|1v[ec]u([dc][cc])[cA] u([c2c2][cc]) v((3c/2B/2A/2) :||2v[ec]u([dc][cc])v[cA] u([c2c2][cc]) v((3D/2E/2F/2)|: v[GG])u([GF][GE])v[GF] u[GG]([GF][GE])[GF]|v[GG]u([GE][GG])v[GE]u[G2C2]EF |v[GG]u([GF][GG])v[GA] u([GG][GD])[GE][GD]| v[GC]u([GE][GD])v[GC] u([GA,][G3C3])|v[GG]u([GF][GE])v[GF] u[GG]([GF][GE])[GF]|v[GG]u([GE][GG])v[GE]u([G2C2][GC]) v((3D/2E/2F/2| v[G2G2])u[GG]v[GA] u([GG][GD])[GE][GD]|1v[GC]u([GE][GD])v[GC] u([GA,][G2C2])v(3D/2E/2F/2 :||2v[GC]u([GE][GD])v[GC] u([GA,][G3C3])||