Wild Goose Chase (1)

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 Theme code Index    5553 2232
 Also known as    Flight of the Wild Geese (1), Geese Honking
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Old-Time
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/2
 Structure    AB, AABB, AABB'BB'
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:Stacy Phillips
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Traditional American Fiddle Tunes vol. 1
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 257
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1994
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Wild Goose Chase [1] S:Emmett Lundy (1864-1953, Sparta, near Galax, Va.) M:C| L:1/8 N:Lundy often plays irregular measures as he plays through the tune, N:resulting in idiosyncratic rhythm and melodic variants, albeit with N:a strong sense of pulse. D:Library of Congress AFS 04940 A03, August, 1941 F:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/wild-goose-chase-1 Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:G (Bc|d2)d2 dege|dBde dBGB|AGAB (AB)GA |BABc BAGB-| d2d2 dege|dBde dBGB|[D2A2]GB AcBA|(G[G2B2])(G [G2B2]):| |:Bc|d3d d2g2|b4 g4|[D3B3]B- A2GB|[M:6/4]AAG(A BA)Bc BAGB| [M:C|]d3d de g2|b4gb3|[G,3G3]B- AB[G,2G2]|AcBA |(G[G2B2])(G [G3B3]):|]

X:1 T:Wild Goose Chase [1] N:From the playing of William Marshall (Hillsville, Carroll County, N:southwest Virginia), recorded in the field by Blanton Owen & Tom N:Carter, c. early 1970's (UNC archive) M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel D:https://dc.lib.unc.edu/cdm/singleitem/collection/sfc/id/93280/rec/2 Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:G ef|g2g2 eege|d2B2B3B|cBAB ABAc|B2G2-G2 ef| g2g2 eege |d2B2B3B|cBA2 ABAc|B2G2-G2|| "*"JG2-|GABc d3B|dg b2 b3e|c'2 a2 agag|b2 g2- g2:| P:Substitution "*"[G,2D2]-|[G,2G2][G2B2] dBdB|dg b2 b3b ||

X:1 T:Wild Goose Chase [1] L:1/8 M:2/4 S:Liz Slade Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G (B/c/|d)d dg/B/|d/B/d/A/ (B/A/)B|A>(B A>)(B A)G/A/|B/c/B/A/ AG| dd dg/B/|d/B/d/A/ (B/A/)B|AG A/(c/B/A/)|(G/ B) (G/ B):| |:B|(B/ d) (B/ d)g|b2 (B<g)|[M:3/4]B>B A/B/A/B/ AG/A/| [M:2/4](B/ d) (B/ d)g|b2 (B<g)|[M:3/4]B>B AG A/c/B/A/|[M:2/4](G/B)(G/ B/)A/B:|

X:2 T:Wild Goose Chase [1] M:4/4 L:1/8 R:Reel S:Clark Kessinger via Bruce Molsky N:From a transcription by John Lamancusa, by permission. See http://www.mne.psu.edu/lamancusa/tunes.htm Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G (Bc|d2)B2d2(ge)|d(ge)d (BA)GE|(DE)G(B A)(GG)(A|B)GA(F G2)(Bc| c2)B2d2(ge)|d(ge)d (BA)GE|(DE)G(B A)(GG)(A|B)GA(F|G2)z2|| d4g3(a|b2) (a/b/a) (ga)g2|(GA)BG (AB)GA|B(GA)F G4| {A/B/c/}d4 g3(a|b2) (a/b/a) (ga)g2|(GA)BG (AB)GA|B(GA)F G4||