Beaver Valley Breakdown

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Beaver Valley Breakdown

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 Also known as    Chinese Breakdown (1)
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Old-Time
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double), Two-Step
 Key/Tonic of    C
 Accidental    NONE
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 History    USA(Central)
 Structure    AA'BB'
 Editor/Compiler    Gene Silberberg
 Book/Manuscript title    93 Fiddle Tunes I Didn't Learn at Tractor Tavern
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 5
 Year of publication/Date of MS    2004
 Artist    Lonesome Luke and his Farm Hands/Boys
 Title of recording    Kentucky Country: Old Time Music from Kentucky
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Rounder 1037
 Year recorded    1983


BEAVER VALLEY BREAKDOWN. AKA and see Chinese Breakdown (1). Old-Time, Breakdown. C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BB'. The tune was originally recorded on Champion (Gennett) 16269 (78 RPM) by Lonesome Luke and his Farm Hands (sometimes Boys), a Kentucky string band.

Printed source: Silberberg (93 Fiddle Tunes I Didn't Learn at Tractor Tavern), 2004; pg. 5.

Source for notated version in print: Greg Canote [Silberberg].

Recorded source: Rounder 1037, Lonesome Luke and his Farm Hands/Boys - "Kentucky Country: Old Time Music from Kentucky" (1983. Reissue).