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Title:
Hill country tunes : instrumental folk music of southwestern Pennsylvania
Author:
Bayard, Samuel Preston, editor.
Publication Information:
Philadelphia : American Folklore Society, 1944.
Physical Description:
1 score (xxvii, 8, 122 unnumbered pages) : 2 portraits (including frontispiece) ; 23 cm.
General Note:
95 unaccompanied melodies with a brief discussion of each.

Prefatory material and discussion of pieces in English.
Language:
English
Contents:
The blackbird -- The blacksmith -- Bonaparte crossing the Alps -- Bonaparte's retreat -- The bonny maid -- Buffalo gals -- Buttermilk and cider -- Cloud's reel -- The cottage by the sea -- The cuckoo's nest -- Dance tune -- Down yonder -- Dream song -- The drunken hiccoughs -- Farewell to whiskey -- Fillmore Provance tune -- Fine times at our house -- Fire in the mountain -- The flowers of Edinburgh -- Forty miles -- The freemason's march -- G. Rock's hornpipe -- Guilderoy -- Hagantown gals -- Hang on -- Harry Cooper -- Haste to the wedding -- High level -- Hog eye and a 'tater -- The honeycomb rock -- Hornpipe -- I'll dance a jig and I'll dance no more -- Jinny in the lowlands -- John Newgrant come home with a pain in his head -- Johnny get your hair cut -- Johnstown girls -- The king's head -- Laney tunin' his fiddle -- Lardner's reel -- Leather breeches -- Little hornpipe -- The lop-eared mule -- MacDonahue's hornpipe -- Maggots in the sheep hide -- March -- The McClellantown hornpipe -- Muddy water -- O dear mother my toes are sore -- The old man and old woman scoldin' -- Old march -- Old reel -- Over the stump and back again -- Paddy on the turnpike -- Patty on the tunpike -- Quadrille -- Ranahan's march -- Second part of Ranahan's march -- The red brick house in Georgia town -- The red headed girl -- Reel -- The road to Boston -- Rock's hornpipe -- The Rocky Mountain hornpipe -- Rolling off a log -- Rosemont quadrille -- Schottische -- The snouts and ears of America -- Stop tune -- Swallow tail -- Sweet Ellen -- Take off your hat to the ladies -- Tiddle took todfish -- Waltzing with the one I love -- What the devil ails you? -- Whiskey -- The wind that shook the barley -- The yellow heifer.
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Format :
Musical Score