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  • ...now it as "[[Rambler's Hornpipe]]" or "[[Little Old Man]]," while Cape Breton fiddlers call it "Old French Reel (The)." .... 127. Phillips ('''Traditional American Fiddle Tunes, vol. 1'''), 1994; p. 170. Reiner & Anick ('''Old Time Fiddling Across America'''), 1989; p. 49. Sannella, '''Balance and Swing''' (CDSS). Silberberg Jane Keefer's Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [http://www.ibiblio.org/keefer/o05.htm#Oldfr]<br> ...c Lortie's transcription at Identitairs Québécois [http://www.mustrad.udenap.org/tounes/TQ118_old_french.html]<br>
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  • |f_family_name=French |f_source_of_information=http://archive.org/stream/historyofoldcumn00warr/historyofoldcumn00warr_djvu.txt Little is known of John French, fiddler-composer of Cumnock, Ayrshire, who was born in 1752, and who died in the year 1803. Robert Burns knew John French and it is thought that the composer played the fiddle for the dance classes reluctantly attended by ''Mem. — To get from John French his sets of the '' ''following old Scots airs — (1) The auld yowe jumpt o'er the tether.'' ...no composer attributions in the volume, but it is considered that much of the music was composed by French himself. The following sketch appears in Warrick's '''The History of Old Cumnock''' (1899, pp. 288-290):
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  • ...throughout Canada. Perlman (1996) finds alternate names on Prince Edward Island in addition to the "Old Man..." title; "[[Christmas Rum (The)]]" in Queens County and "[[Bottom of the Punch Bowl (3) (The)] [[File:Bolduc.jpg|200px|thumb|left|Madame Bolduc]] ...Mines, Missouri, which was an early French settlement south of St. Louis; several of his tunes were French) [Christeson]; Stephen Toole (1927–1995, Green Road, Queens County, Prince Edward Island) [Perlman ...or Tavern'''), 2002; p. 111. Songer ('''Portland Collection, vol. 2'''), 2005; p. 147 (as "Old Man, Old Woman"). Starr 15700 A (78 RPM), Madame Bolduc (1930). Jane Keefer's Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [http://www.ibiblio.org/keefer/o06.htm#Oldmaano]<br> Hear La Bolduc's recording at the Virtual Gramophone [http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/obj/m2/f7/14402.mp3] and
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  • ...'''Albions Seed''', p. 745). In the '''Frank C. Brown Collection of North Carolina Folklore''' one old-timer is quoted: ''as Old Christmas. Opinion varies as to the date; some believe it is the '' ...he name "Old Christmas Morning"; see Sherman Hammons' "Old Christmas Morning [2]" and Lee Hammons' "Old Christmas Morning [3]." [[File:frenchcarpenter.jpg|200px|thumb|left|David "French" Carpenter [http://www.wvencyclopedia.org/articles/981] (1899-1965)]] <font color=red>''Source for notated version''</font>: - French Carpenter, Clay County, West Virginia) [Krassen]. <font color=red>''Printed sources''</font> : - Krassen ('''Masters of Old Time Fiddling'''), 1983; pp. 62-63. ...or=teal> - Rounder 0047, Wilson Douglas- "The Right Hand Fork of Rush's Creek" (1975. Learned from French Carpenter). Rounder 0192, John McCutcheon- "Winter Solstice" (1984). Rounder Heritage Series 1166-11 Jane Keefer's Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [http://www.ibiblio.org/keefer/o04.htm#Oldchmo]<br>
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  • ...4]" are unknown, although structurally it is similar to mid-19th century forms. A dance called the "French Four" was performed in August, 1914, at the 150th anniversary celebration of the town of Lancaster, ...o. 1'''), 1862; p. 46. Howe ('''1000 Jigs and Reels'''), c. 1867; p. 81. Linscott ('''Folk Songs of Old New England'''), 1939; p. 78.
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  • ...rmotteuse (La)]]." AKA and see "[[Chicaneuse (La)]]," "[[Disputant (The)]]," "[[Disputeuse (La)]]." French Canadian (originally), New England; Reel. A Dorian ('A' part) & A Mixolydian ('B' part): A Mixolydia Hinds/Hébert ('''Grumbling Old Woman'''), 1981; p. 17. CHCDC045, Donna Hébert – "Chanterelle, French in America." County 725, The Riendeau Family – "Old-Time Fiddling." Philo 2000, "Louis Beaudoin" (1973, as "Growling Old Man and the Cackling Old Woman," heard on a Don Messer radio show in the 1950's). Rounder 7008, "Jerry Holland" (appears as "The Old Man and the Old Woman").
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  • ...s 'crooked' tune is supposed to reflect the sadness of the event. According to Douglas there was an old tavern called Copperhead Junction (also known as “Bloody Bucket”) at the Mouth of Stinson that h ''Source for notated version'': The tune was sourced by French Carpenter to Old Uncle John McClune. ...box.com/shared/2znbb02i1c] and at Slippery Hill [https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/down-mouth-old-stinson]<br>
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  • ...e. Martial usage continued in the United States where it appears as "[[Canteen Call (The)]]" and "[[Old Drummer's Delight]]" in Boston publisher [[biography:Elias Howe]]'s 1860's volumes.
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  • '''FRENCH MARCH [1]'''. French, March. A military tune played by old armies, often to identify forces on the battlefield (Winstock, 1970).
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  • ...hat the tune was brought back from the First World War by veteran Jeff Gregory, who learned it from Frenchman who played the banjo.
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  • ...iddler Wilson Douglas remarked that he didn't know where it originated; "its a Clay County tune and French (Carpenter, his mentor) said he never did know. Said the first time he ever heard it played, his dad ''Old Mother Flanagan, never be a man again,''<br> ...r Flanagan" must also have been occasionally shortened to "Mother Flanagan" as well. The title (as "Old Mother Finnegan") appears in a list of traditional Ozarks Mountains fiddle tunes compiled by musicol An "Old Mother Flanagan" was recorded in the field by Alan Lomax (1915-2002) for the Library of Congress (AF ...'''), 1981; No. 312C, p. 265. Brody ('''Fiddler's Fakebook'''), 1983; p. 208. Kaufman ('''Beginning Old Time Fiddle'''), 1977; pp. 53 & 90-91. Krassen ('''Clawhammer Banjo'''), 1974; p. 62. Phillips ('''T ...ilson Douglas- "The Right Hand Fork of Rush's Creek" (1975). Rounder 0058, Haywood Blevins (Va.) - "Old Originals, Vol. 2" (1978). Rounder C-11565, Malcolm Owen & Bill Hicks - "Rounder Fiddle" (1990).</fo Jane Keefer's Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [http://www.ibiblio.org/keefer/o06.htm#Oldmofl]<br> ...g Band recording at the Old Town School of Folk Music site [http://www.oldtownschool.org/fiddle/fun/oldmotherflanagan6426.mp3]<br>
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  • ...1937 for the Library of Congress from two different Kentucky fiddlers, Boyd Asher (for which see "[[Old Christmas (2)]]") and George C. Nicholson. ...the Georgian Calendar in the mid-18th century, (which fell on January 6th in the Georgian system). Old Christmas continued to be celebrated in isolated pockets in the Appalachians well into the latter 19 ''Printed sources'': Titon ('''Old-Time Kentucky Fiddle Tunes'''), 2001; No. 114, p. 142. Jane Keefer's Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [http://www.ibiblio.org/keefer/o04.htm#Oldch]<br> ...ording of Manon Campbell playing the tune at Slippery Hill [https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/old-christmas-1]<br>
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  • ...omas D'Urfey's '''Wit and Mirth, or Pills to Purge Melancholy''', vol 6 (London, 1719-1720) and the French '''Airs de Danses Angloises Hollandoises et Francoises a Deux Parties''' by Antoine Pointel, publish ...used the tune," writes Christian, "for the 1693 production of William Congreve's first play, '''The Old Bachelor''' (1693) as a setting for an added song following 'Thus to a ripe, consenting maid' in Aci
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  • '''FRENCH JIG'''. Cajun, Two-Step. C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BB'. A version of the old-time tune that goes by a variety of titles: "[[Wagoner (1)]]," "[[Wild Wagoner]]," "[[Tennessee Wago
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  • ...rent tune than French Carpenter's "[[Old Christmas Morning (1)]]" and Lee Hammons' (no relation) "[[Old Christmas Morning (3)]]."
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  • ...ivilian) PX. The proprietors were called 'drummers', while 'canteen call' signaled liberty for the soldiers to visit.
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  • ...cotillon tune--a trivial vaudeville air which was brutally changed into the savage "Ça ira" of the French Revolution--is found in its early innocence as a country-dance tune in late 18th century fiddlers' b ...nal," with the irony that Marie Antoinette liked to strum it on her harpsicord (there is a dance in French-Canadian tradition called "Carillon National"). ''by the French, whose band was playing the revolutionary '' ''...for more than a century been the quickstep of the gallant old 14th Foot, and the origin of the march-past is a stirring'' ''as it is unique. When, on May 23rd, 1793, the Allied Forces stormed the French camp at Famars, the 14th, finding the'' ''one of supreme gravity. The English were losing courage, while the Frenchmen were gaining it, and were keeping their'' ''to this the battalions of the West Yorkshire Regiment--the "Old Fighting Fourteenth"--have played the "Ça Ira" as'' ''Bear in mind, reader, that we are discussing old Pineville as it existed prior to 1836.''
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  • ...k of poetry in 1979 called "Echoes of Old Prairie du Rocher." ''Geoney'', or La Guiannee, is an old French caroling custom that has been continually performed on New Years Eve since 1722 in the area. ...mber one caroler was. To amplify his voice, Percy shouted the songs through his'' ''"megaphone," an old oatmeal can with the bottom punched out.'' ''"He lived for this French heritage thing," Dan said. "This was far and away the most important night of his life. He was all'' ...olk Music site [https://www.oldtownschool.org/fiddle/fun/prairiedurochermotion7443.mp3][https://www.oldtownschool.org/fiddle/fun/prairiedurochermotion5702.mp3]<br>
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  • ...nes'. Gordon McCann (2008) suggests the tune is of French origin and very old, perhaps from the old French settlers who formed communities in northern Missouri in the early 18th century. ...ules Boyer [Christeson, Phillips]; Ruthie Dornfeld (Seattle) [Songer]; Charlie Pashia (1909–1994, Old Mines, Missouri) [Beisswenger & McCann]. Christeson ('''Old Time Fiddler's Repertory, vol. 2'''), 1984; p. 62. ''Old Time Herald'', vol. 4, No. 5; p. 27. Missouri Friends of Folk Arts 1001, Joe Politte – "I'm Old But I'm Awfully Tough" (1977).
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  • ...h Marlborough was not born for over sixty years after John Churchill had died in his English bed of old age and the senility following upon a stroke. It is true that he went to the war, like Malbrouck, bu
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