Mary Celestia Parler
Absie Morrison, fiddle
November 6, 1954
Reel 221, Item 3
Melody Hornpipe (fiddle tune)
MCP: Tell me, what is the difference between a hornpipe
and other kinds of music?
AM: Well, they're just different time music and they've
got a different name is all. It's most all breakdown
MCP: Is it any different from other kinds of breakdown
AM: ...they're a different time, you know....Waltz music
is just like vocal music, in a way. It's wrote in
the same time almost. There's a lot of songs that
you sing is waltz time. Well, any waltz is the same.
MCP: Do you know what time hornpipe time is?
AM: Well, it's just breakdown music, dance music.
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