X:1 T:Arbua Reel M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Reel C:M. Higgins B:Original Dances, Waltzes & Hornpipes for the Violin (1829, p. 13) B:Composed by M. Higgins. New York. Published by Firth & Hall, 1 Franklin Sq. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Bb (3F/G/A/|B/F/d/B/ A/F/e/c/|B/F/d/B/ g/f/e/c/|B/F/d/B/ A/F/e/c/|A/F/G/A/ B:| |:d|c/B/A/G/ F/A/c/e/|d/B/f/d/ b/f/e/d/|c/B/A/G/ F/A/c/e/|d/e/c/A/ B:| |:g/f/|=e/g/B/g/ e/g/B/g/|f/c/a/f/ b/a/g/f/|=e/g/B/g/ e/g/B/g/|f/a/g/=e/ f:| |:f|f/e/c/A/ F/E/C/E/|D/F/B/d/ f/d/b/f/|f/e/c/A/ F/E/C/E/|D/B/A/c/ B:|]
ARBUA REEL. AKA and see "Silver Spoons." American, Reel (2/4 time). B Flat Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCCDD. The reel was composed by Michael Higgins who issued a collection of original tunes in New York in 1829. The identical tune was published at the end of the century in White's Unique Collection (1896, p. 16) as "Silver Spoons."