Chapel Hill Serenade > Pilgrim of Sorrow > World Turned Upside Down

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Thanks to the consistent 4/4 rhythm of clawhammer banjo playing, 6/8 tunes are relatively rare in old-time music. These tunes are typically heard at slower tempos, but for this take they seemed to enjoy a more jiggy status. Notably, 'Chapel Hill Serenade' originated in Scotland as the dance tune 'New Rigg'd Ship'.

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from The Piper in the Holler, released August 1, 2012
trad. North Carolina Piedmont, from Vaughan Marley and Tinsey Clapp, via Alan Jabbour > trad. Appalachia, from Gainer's Folk Songs From the West Virginia Hills, via Pete Sutherland > trad. Arkansas, from Albie Morrison, via Pete Sutherland. Pete (guitar), Caleb (fiddle), Tim (whistle)

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Timothy Cummings Burlington, Vermont

Chiefly a piper, Timothy Cummings is a Vermont-based composer and multi-instrumentalist who enjoys an uncommonly diverse repertoire, including traditional music from Scotland, Ireland, Cape Breton, France & Brittany, and Appalachia.

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