Three Forks of Cumberland

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 Theme code Index    3236L 35L21
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Old-Time
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    3 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/4
 History    
 Structure    AAB
 Editor/Compiler    A. Porter Hamblon
 Book/Manuscript title    David Hamblon music manuscript collection
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 2
 Year of publication/Date of MS    early 20th century
 Artist    
 Title of recording    
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Three Forks of Cumberland: Annotations



X:1
T:Three Forks of Cumberland 
M:2/4
L:1/8
R:Reel
S:The Hamblon manuscript, containing tunes arranged and transcribed by 
S:A. Porter Hamblon (1875-195-), “as played by David Russell Hamblon 
S:(1809-1893) and his son Williamson (1846-1920).”
N:”A Virginia violin melody as played by David Russel Hamblon, 1840’s.
N:Translated by John Marshall Gillaspy Anderson, Indiana, 1949. Copied
N:by A. Porter Hamblon , Del Rio, Texas.”
N:The tune sounds better when played in A mixoldyian (7b) throughout.
Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion
K:A
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c/d/e/c/ B/A/G/A/|B<A E2|c<e Ed|B/A/G/B/ Az:||
e/ab/ a=g/f/|e/f/g/a/ ba/=g/|e/ab/ ag|e/f/e/d/ B/A/G/A/|
B<A E2|e/ab/ a=g/f/|e/f/g/a/ ba/=g/|e/ab/ ag|
e/f/e/d/ B/A/G/A/|B<A E2|c<e Ed|B/A/G/B/ Az||

Three Forks of Cumberland: Annotations