Old-Time Fiddling: Pop Powers, 1983  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Danielson, Linda L.
Title
Old-Time Fiddling: Pop Powers
Dates
1983
Quantity
0.02 linear feet
Collection Number
1983_033
Summary
Linda L. Danielson was a student of folklore at the University of Oregon. This collection includes an essay and fieldwork documentation relating to this student's folklore fieldwork project.
Repository
University of Oregon, Archives of Northwest Folklore
1287 University of Oregon
Eugene, Oregon
97403
Telephone: 541-346-3925
flr@uoregon.edu
Access Restrictions

Collection is open for access in accordance with Archives of Northwest Folklore policy.

Languages
English
Sponsor
Publication of this finding aid was supported in whole or part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by Oregon State Library.


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Restrictions on Use

Collection is open for use in accordance with Archives of Northwest Folklore policy and additional stipulations by collectors or informants. See project release form in collection file for additional stipulations.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Master sheetReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Project release formReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

EssayReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Folklore textsReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Container(s) Description
Oral History
Account of how Pop began to play fiddle as a child
Account of hearing Al Jolson play a fiddle
Traditional musical analysis and criticism
Differences between a violinist and a fiddler
Learning process in old-time fiddling
Styles of fiddling
Individuality in fiddling
Problems in judging fiddle contests
Twenty-four fiddle tunes
"Ragtime Annie"
"Mississippi Sawyer"
"Moonlight on the Silver Colorado"
"Rolling Hills"
"Eighth of January"
"Soldier's Joy"
"Pop's Hoedown"
"Everybody's Two-Step"
"My Little Girl"
"Going Home"
"Whistlin' Rufus"
"Cat Ran Up a Plum Tree"
"Bill Bailey"
"Westphalia Waltz"
"Cattle Call"
"Sally Johnson"
"Red Fox Waltz"
"Red Apple Rag"
"Fourth of July"
"Redwing"
"Georgiana Moon"
"Ozark Moon"
"Turkey in the Straw"
"Liberty"
Folk Speech
running up the neck
Arkansawyers
good reasons
violinist
fiddler
oldtime fiddler
natural keys
bluegrass
Ozark Style
Western Fiddler
Texas flair
Belief
"Hell Among the Yearlings"
Custom
fiddle sessions begin with "Ragtime Annie"

Interview transcriptReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Sound recordingsReturn to Top

Description Dates
T01_1983_033_A: Interview with Lawrence A. Powers on July 29, 1972 about old time fiddling
1.0 sound tape reel (analog)
7 inches
Danielson, Linda L.
Tape I - Conversation; Interview with Lawrence A. Powers; July 29, 1972; Conversation about old time fiddling; 7 1/2 IPS, both sides
July 29, 1972
T01_1983_033_B: Interview with Lawrence A. Powers on July 29, 1972 about old time fiddling
1.0 sound tape reel (analog)
7 inches
Danielson, Linda L.
Tape II - Tunes; Interview with Lawrence A. Powers; Old time fiddling - tunes; 7 1/2 IPS, both sides
August 3, 1972

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • fiddles
  • folk speech
  • folksongs
  • instrumentalists
  • Old-time fiddlers
  • oral histories
  • sound recordings
  • Personal Names :
  • Powers, Lawrence A. (Pop)
  • Geographical Names :
  • Eugene (Or.)
  • Texas ranch country
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Fieldwork project