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GOLDEN TRESSES [1]. American, Hornpipe, Schottische or Jig. B Flat Major (Cole): C Major (Phillips). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. "Can be used as a Clog" (Ryan's). The tune is set as a jig by collector Ed Berbaum, and in Stacy Phillips' 1995 collection, noted from the playing of itinerant Pennsylvania fiddler Jehile Kirkhuff, and as a hornpipe or schottische in Ryan's Mammoth/Cole's 1000.

Source for notated version: Jehile Kirkhuff (1907-1981, Susquehanna County, Pa.) [Phillips].

Printed sources: Cole (1000 Fiddle Tunes), 1940; p. 115. Phillips (Traditional American Fiddle Tunes), vol. 2, 1995; p. 366. Ryan's Mammoth Collection, 1883; p. 153.

Recorded sources:

See also listing at:
Hear Jehile Kirkhuff play the melody at Ed Berbaum's site [1]




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