Archie Menzies

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Archie Menzies

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  1532 361H3
 Also known as    Bells of St. Louis (1) (The)
 Composer/Core Source    John Low
 Region    Canada, Scotland, United States
 Genre/Style    Cape Breton/PEI, Contra, Down-East/Maritime, Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    F
 Accidental    1 flat
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 History    USA(New England), CANADA(Maritimes/English), CANADA(Ottawa Valley/Ontario)
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Will Welling
 Book/Manuscript title    Welling’s Hartford Tunebook
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 17
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1976
 Artist    Hugh A. MacDonald
 Title of recording    Archie Menzies/Fisher's Hornpipe
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Celtic Music 002B (78 RPM)
 Year recorded    1935


Tune annotations


X:1
T:Archie Menzies Reel
M:C|
L:1/8
S:From a transcription by Carmelle Bégin of the playing of fiddler Dawson Girdwood.
K:D
A,2|:D2 (A,D) FDA,D|FABc dAFD|{E/F/}E2 (B,E) GEB,E|GABc dBAF|
D2 (A,D) FDA,D|FABc dAFD|G2 (EG) (FE)(DE/F/)|1 EDCE D2 (A,B,/C/):|2 EDCE D2 (3ABc||
|:d2 (A>d) f>DA>d|f>de>c d>AFA|e2 (Be) geBe|gefd e(dc>A)|
d2 (A>d) fdAd|fdec dA FD|G>FE>G F>E (3DEF|1 (3EED C>E D2 (3ABc:|2 E>DC>E D2 (A,B,C||
X:2
T:Archie Menzies Reel
M:4/4
L:1/8
K:F
C2|F2 CF AFEF|Acde fdAF|G2 DG BGDG|Bdef gdBG|
F2 CF AFEF|Acde fcAF|BdGB AcFA|GFDE F2:|
|:e2|f2 cf afef|cfag fedc|g2 dg bg^fg|dgba gfed|
cfef afef|cfag fedc|BdGB AcFA|GFDE F2:|

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