Brandy-Smash Reel

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X:1 T:Brandy-Smash Reel C:George H. Coes M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Reel B:Coes Album of Jigs and Reels, something new, for professional and amateur violinists, B:leaders of orchestras, quadrille bands, and clog, reel and jig dancers; consisting of a B:Grand Collection of entirely New and Original Clog-Hornpipes, Reels, jigs, B:Scotch Reels, Irish Reels and Jigs, Waltzes, Walk-Arounds, etc. (1876, p. 16) N:Coes performed with the San Francisco Minstrels in California from 1852 to 1859. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D d/c/|B/G/~G D/G/~G|D/G/B/d/ c/B/A/G/|F/A/d/c/ B/d/g/d/|e/c/A/G/ F/A/d/c/| B/G/~G D/G/~G|D/G/B/d/ c/B/A/G/|G/B/d/B/ e/c/A/F/ |GG Gz:| K:G |:G/F/|E/G/c/B/ A/G/F/E/|F/A/d/c/ B/A/G/F/|E/G/c/G/ A/G/E/C/|B,/G,/B,/D/ G/F/E/D/| E/G/c/B/ A/G/F/E/|F/A/d/c/ B/A/G/F/|E/G/c/G/ A/F/D/B,/|CC Cz:| K:Amin |:A3B c/A/c/B/|A/bg/ e/=f/e/d/|c/e/d/c/ B/d/c/B/|B/c/B/A/ G/B/E| A3B c/B/c/B/ |A/bg/ e/=f/e/d/|c/e/d/c/ B/d/c/B/|A/E/c/B/ Az:|]



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BRANDY-SMASH REEL. American, Reel (2/4 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. "Brandy-Smash Reel" was composed by George H. Coes. The title refers toThe brandy smash is among the oldest mixed drinks. It is such a classic that it was created around the 1830s and saw its heyday during the Civil War, and consists of a mixture of mint, sugar, brandy, a little water (or, nowadays, club soda), ice, and garnished with an orange slice, maraschino cherry and mint sprig.


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Printed sources : - George H. Coes (Coes Album of Jigs and Reels, something new, for professional and amateur violinists, leaders of orchestras, quadrille bands, and clog, reel and jig dancers; consisting of a Grand Collection of entirely New and Original Clog-Hornpipes, Reels, jigs, Scotch Reels, Irish Reels and Jigs, Waltzes, Walk-Arounds, etc.), 1876; p. 16.






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