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X:1 % T:Big Red M:C| L:1/8 Q:220 C:Philippe Varlet R:Reel K:F#min A,B, | CF~F2 {d}BAFA | ceef ecAc | B/2B/2B fB {d}cBfB | B/2B/2B fB {d}cBAE | FA{d}cA {d}BAFA | cAef ecAc | B/2B/2B fB {d}cAec | {d}BAGE F2 :||: AB | cf~f2 defa | ec{d}cB A3 B | ceef ecAB | cB{d}BA GBEB | cf~f2 defa | ec{d}cB A3 B | ceag fecA | {d}BAGE F2 :||



BIG RED. Irish, Reel. F Sharp Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB tuning (fiddle). A modern composition by Baltimore area fiddler, collector and musicologist Philippe Varlet. Recorded by the House Band under the title "The Philadelphia Reel" because their source thought that was where it came from.

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Recorded sources: - Popcorn Behavior - "Journeywork" (1997).



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