Hannah at the Springhouse

As played by Melvin Wine from the West Virginia region

Miscellaneous Tune in A mixolydian and D mixolydian

From the Melvin Wine Collection

3 files for this tune:

Melody-Only Transcription (PDF)
Full Transcription (PDF)
MIDI

Source:
Field recording at the Digital Library of Appalachia

Comments:
This interesting tune has all the features that old time fiddlers love (or will give them fits). It's crooked, it has lots of syncopation, and it changes keys! Not content to be a standard A&D tune, it switches from A mixolydian to D mixolydian. Even if you learn well from notation, make sure to listen to the recordings before attempting this one.


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